HIGHPOINT, N.C., March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Vice President (EVP) Chuck Hertzler and Area District Vice President (ADVP) Ray Smith jointly announced today that Jason Grider has been promoted to marketing company president (MCP) of the newly formed UHC of Central North Carolina.
Grider began his U-Haul career in July 2005 as a reservation manager at U-Haul Company of Charlotte. Throughout his U-Haul career, Grider held the position of area field manager (AFM) and was most currently serving as traffic control manager (TCM), before his recent promotion to president. Today, Grider will oversee all operations of the new U-Haul Company of Central North Carolina, including truck, trailer and storage rentals. His determination certainly will drive his new team and company to success.
"Jason is a true leader and has the skills to take UHC of Central North Carolina Company to the high level of potential growth that will serve more customers at a lower cost," ADVP Smith said. "I am looking forward to seeing what he will do with his knowledge and determination while leading this company."
In assuming his new role as president, Grider is most excited about the opportunity to encourage and help his team strive for personal and professional development. He believes that continued development of himself and his team not only will help in serving one another, but also will help to better serve the community. Grider plans on driving his team to success by perfecting the U-Haul Primary Service Objective: To provide a better and better product and service to more and more people at a lower and lower cost. Grider notes that UHC of Central North Carolina already consists of hard-hitting team members who are motivated and ready to build on success by implementing U-Haul policies and procedures.
Grider has set specific goals and plans for achievement, beginning with saying "yes" to all U-Haul customers. With a constant can-do attitude and the implementation of U-Haul policies and procedures, Grider believes profits will follow and provide his team with the power they need to serve their communities well into the future.
"I believe the possibilities and achievements for a dedicated and hardworking team are limitless," Grider noted. "I look forward to the challenge of leading my team to success, and I believe that we can do so through a consistent unity of direction and a team-oriented approach to serving our customers' moving and storage needs."
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