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March 21, 2018
AAA to Receive Prestigious 2017 Hertz Gold Key Award

 
Who:        AAA-The Auto Club Group and Hertz
 
What:       As part of Hertz’s annual awards presentations across the country, AAA – The Auto Club Group will receive their prestigious Hertz Gold Key Award. An employee celebration will follow.
 
Hertz Gold Key Presentation
AAA – The Auto Club Group
  • Joe Richardson, Jr., President/CEO
  • Scott Denman, VP, AAA Financial Services and Discounts and Rewards
  • Shohreh Abedi, Executive Vice President
Hertz

  • Bob Stuart, Sr., EVP, Hertz Global Sales
  • Scott Denequolo, VP, Hertz Strategic Partnerships
 
When:      Wednesday, March 21st  at  11am, concluding at 11:30am
 
                  Where:    AAA-Auto Club Group Administrative Office Building- Atrium
                  1 Auto Club Drive, Dearborn, MI
 
Why:     AAA Clubs were judged on several 2017 key performance indicators.  Based on these indicators,
AAA-The Auto Club Group earned the distinction of 2017 Hertz Gold Key Club of the year in the
Mega Club category (AAA clubs with over six million members). This is the EIGHTH WIN for AAA-
The Auto Club Group.  Their winning streak is the longest one in the country for a AAA club. This award has positioned AAA-The Auto Club Group as a leader in the AAA federation in its partnership with Hertz to deliver exceptional member benefits, such as free Gold Plus Rewards membership and exclusive discounts. Here are the notable results:
 
NOTABLE RESULTS AAA Club Performance
Transactions per 100 Members 5.0, second only to AAA Colorado
Travel Agency Market Share 84.8%
Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Highest level of member penetration in the Large and Mega size clubs at 2.4%
 
"I'm pleased and honored to accept the Hertz Gold Key Club of the Year Award on behalf of AAA - The Auto Club Group," Joe Richardson, President and CEO, said. "Not only does this achievement recognize our success in following our Connected Member Vision – helping our members enjoy life's journey through membership benefits – it also serves as a fantastic example of the progress we are making in becoming the flagship club in the AAA federation. I would like to thank everyone on behalf of our organization, but also on behalf of our members, who are benefiting from this great partnership in the form of discounts and amazing rewards.”
 
AAA in Michigan celebrated its 100th Anniversary - A Century of Service in 2016 and has over 1.4 million members across the state. It is part of The Auto Club Group (ACG).  Connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn.
The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America.  ACG and its affiliates provide membership, insurance, financial services and travel offerings to over 9.5 million members across eleven states and two U.S. territories including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana.  ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with more than 58 million members in the United States and Canada and whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic safety. Motorists can map a route, identify gas prices, find discounts, book a hotel, and access AAA roadside assistance with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at AAA.com.
The Hertz Corporation is a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. and operates the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty
vehicle rental brands in approximately 10,200 corporate and franchisee locations throughout North America,
Europe, The Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia ,Australia and New Zealand. The Hertz
Corporation is one of the largest worldwide airport general use vehicle rental companies, and the Hertz brand is
one of the most recognized in the world. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, Ultimate
Choice, Carfirmations, Mobile Wi-Fi and unique vehicles offered through the Adrenaline, Dream, Green and Prestige
Collections set Hertz apart from the competition. Additionally, The Hertz Corporation owns the vehicle leasing and
fleet management leader Donlen Corporation, operates the Firefly vehicle rental brand and Hertz 24/7 car sharing
business in international markets and sells vehicles through Hertz Car Sales. For more information about The Hertz
Corporation, visit: www.hertz.com.
 
 
 
 

About The Auto Club Group
The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America. ACG and its affiliates provide membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members across 11 states and two U.S. territories including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with nearly 55 million members in the United States and Canada and whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic safety.

About Auto Club Group Traffic Safety Foundation
Established by AAA – The Auto Club Group in 2010, Auto Club Group Traffic Safety Foundation, Inc. (ACGTSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and public charity dedicated to producing a significant and continuous reduction in traffic crashes, injuries and deaths in the communities targeted by its efforts. ACGTSF provides programs, education and outreach to increase public awareness about the importance of traffic safety and improve driving behavior. ACGTSF is funded by voluntary, tax-deductible contributions from organizations and individuals who support ACGTSF’s purpose.


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