NEWBURGH, N.Y., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Vice President (EVP) Chuck Hertzler and District 9 Area District Vice President (ADVP) Jon Hynes jointly announced today that Sherrill Sciortino has been promoted to marketing company president (MCP) of UHC Lower Hudson Valley (Co. 797).
Sciortino began her U-Haul career in August 2002 as a customer service representative (CSR) at U-Haul Moving and Storage at Transit Road (799-069). In February 2003, she was promoted to general manager (GM) of U-Haul Moving and Storage of Tonawanda (799-051), and shortly thereafter returned as GM to 799-069. Sciortino also served as GM of U-Haul Moving and Storage at Ridge Road (799-072), before being promoted to traffic control manager (TCM) of U-Haul Company of Western New York (Co. 799) in November 2003. Within the year, Sciortino transferred as field relief manager (FRM) to U-Haul Company of Boston (Co. 837), where she also served as TCM before returning to Co. 799 as TCM. In March 2010, Sciortino was transferred to TCM of U-Haul Company of Connecticut, the position she held until her recent promotion. Today, Sciortino will oversee all operations of UHC of Lower Hudson Valley, including truck, trailer and storage rentals. Her U-Haul experience and proven leadership skills certainly will drive Team 797 to success.
"We are very excited to have Sherrill taking over as president of this company," affirmed ADVP Hynes. "Sherrill will help to improve the company with her knowledge of building a strong customer base as well as her commitment to our Primary Service Objective."
In assuming her new role as president, Sciortino is most excited about now having an even greater opportunity to provide exceptional customer service to even more customers and demonstrate strong leadership by example. Sciortino says she is honored to lead Co. 797 in providing the best products and services in the industry. Sciortino notes that the strength of the company comes from the team members hands down, and she wants it to be known that she is as dedicated to her team as her team members are to U-Haul. She believes that by continuing to work together with one another, they will surely achieve excellence.
Sciortino's main focus is making sure that all of her team members have the common goal of providing exceptional customer service and wowing every customer. She also plans on ensuring that her and her team members will strive to hit 100 percent implementation of U-Haul policies and procedures in order to increased storage occupancy and generate increased revenue throughout UHC of Lower Hudson Valley.
"Those who know me know that I 'bleed orange'," Sciortino stated. "I have great respect and passion for U-Haul and I will always strive for perfection."
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