TREVOSE, PA – The CEI Group, Inc. (CEI) has named Katherine Croze, a 25-year veteran of the fleet industry, national manager for government fleet accounts. In this role, she is leading the company’s sales efforts to offer collision management, driver safety and risk management services in this market.

“We’re targeting government fleets as one of the keys to our future growth,” said Wayne Smolda, CEI’s founder and chief executive officer. “Kathi is responsible for introducing us into this sector several years ago, and is the best choice to lead this strategic initiative.”

Among the government fleet customers Croze has brought to CEI are the City of Gainesville, Florida and the Washington State Patrol.

Croze joined CEI in 1991, after a career in fleet management. Her previous employers include Computer Sciences Corporation and Hughes Aircraft Company. A 29-year member of the National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA), she is a past Affiliate Trustee of the organization. She is currently serving on the executive committee of the National Conference of State Fleet Administrators (NCSFA) as its Corporate Liaison.

Croze is based in CEI’s sales office outside Tulsa, OK. She previously held the position of regional sales manager for commercial fleet sales.