ANAHEIM, CA - Ron Lindsey was recently chosen as the new operations superintendent for Fleet Services for the City of Anaheim, Calif. Lindsey comes from the County of San Bernardino, Calif., ranked No. 2 in the 100 Best Fleets program in 2011, where he has been serving as the fleet services manager. He replaces Karl Hopfer, who retired in December 2011. Lindsey started on Monday, Feb. 27. 

Lindsey's experience includes seven years in the public sector, following a career in the private sector as both a business owner and automotive services professional. He is a Certified Public Fleet Manager (CPFP), holds a Bachelor's degree in Organizational Management, and is expecting to complete a Master's degree in Public Administration in May.

Lindsey will assist with the fleet's continued efforts in achieving the business objectives outlined in the Fleet & Facility Services Business Plan. These consist of updating technology, streamlining business processes, investing in the team to help team members reach their highest potential, and providing exceptional customer service to users.

Lindsey, who will report to Fleet and Facilities Manager Julie Lyons, will be managing a 40-member team operating out of a 47,000 sq. ft., 30-bay repair facility. Fleet Services has an annual budget of approximately $11 million and is responsible for purchasing and maintaining all vehicles and motorized equipment used by the City, including small equipment. The City operates about 1,000 units.