Who's Shifting Gears

Nick WestPublisherFixed Ops Magazine - 12/31/1969

Publisher, Fixed Ops MagazinePublisher, Fixed Ops MagazineNick West has been the publisher of Fixed Ops Magazine for 12 years.

When Nick took over the magazine it was struggling to find its market, an audience, and profitability. Today it has all three with authority and credibility.

Nick performs at least three or more jobs as Publisher, Editor and Advertising Director. Actually, he is responsible for everything that appears in both the printed and digital editions of Fixed Ops as well as in our Fixed Ops Weekly Fix e-newsletter.

Further, he represents the magazine at industry trade shows and events. As Editor, he identifies and works with contributing writers. One of Nick’s major skill sets is his ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with both readers and industry manufacturers/advertisers.

The Annual Fixed Ops Magazine Conference & Expo is staged in Las Vegas in November every year with Nick at the helm.

It all started for Nick at City University of New York or what is known as Queens College with a BA in Communications and Music.

You can place an ad, submit an article, or gain a real insight into Fixed Ops Management by contacting Nick at (714) 803-5476 or Nick@FixedOpsMag.com.
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Karen WeigertKeynote SpeakerHTUF - 12/31/1969

Karen Weigert, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chicago, will keynote the HTUF 2013 National Meeting. Karen Weigert was appointed Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of Chicago in 2011. In this position, Weigert works to guide the City’s sustainability strategy and implementation, bringing innovative, practical solutions throughout the work of the City. Weigert is a producer and writer for the documentary film Carbon Nation, which is focused on solutions to climate change.

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Gayle PrattRetired Director of Global FleetEcolab, Inc. - 12/31/1969

Gayle Pratt , Director of Global Fleet for Ecolab, Inc. since 2004, has retired. She began her fleet career in 1978 and has held management positions with Onan Corp., LabCorp, the State of Michigan, and Ecolab. Active in NAFA, she was president from 2007 to 2009. Succeeding her at Ecolab is Andy Coulter, Director of Indirect Procurement and Global Fleet.