GAITHERSBURG, MD — Mercury Associates, Inc., an automotive fleet management consulting services firm, has announced that Janis Christensen, CAFM, has joined the company as senior manager and director of Corporate Fleet Management Consulting Services. Christensen is responsible for directing the activities, consultants, and associates in Mercury’s new Corporate Fleet Management Services Division and will continue as a consultant and managing editor to Automotive Digest. Prior to joining Mercury Associates, Christensen was president of her own fleet management consulting company, Christensen & Day Group, and managing editor of Automotive Digest. Christensen is a past vice president of the National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) and received NAFA’s Distinguished Service Award. She has trained thousands of fleet management professionals as a seminar instructor and author of numerous articles on fleet management issues and several policies and procedures manuals.