Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Christine Taylor-Broughton, recently named senior vice president of North American Operations, is the grandaughter of the company's founder, St. Louis Business-Journal reports.
Christine Taylor-Broughton has been named the new vice president of North American Operations for Enterprise Car Sales, St. Louis Business-Journal reports. She is the granddaugther of Enterprise founder Jack Taylor, according to the report. "Taylor-Broughton joined Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s Management Training Program in 2000, worked at several rental locations and was appointed corporate rental manager in 2003. She relocated to London in 2006 to develop Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s market in the U.K., Germany and Ireland. She was promoted to assistant vice president of rental shortly after, and in 2008 returned to St. Louis to focus on developing e-commerce initiatives for Enterprise Holdings’ National and Alamo brands," Greta Weiderman writes…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The former Washington University chancellor and head of the Danforth Plant Science Center will be honored Tuesday.
Dr. William H. Danforth has been named the recipient of this year's St. Louis award. The St. Louis Award honor is presented to the “resident of metropolitan St. Louis who, during the preceding year, has contributed the most outstanding service for its development.” According to the St. Louis Beacon, Danforth will receive the award because of his "long-standing commitment to the St. Louis area, particularly for his role in establishing the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center." He is the center's board chairman. Danforth retired from his position as chancellor of Washington University in 1995. Danforth is the 85th recipient of the award, the Beacon reports, since the award began in 1931 by the late David P. Wohl. Commerce Bank's David W. …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The Clayton High School graduate worked for years in the automotive industry, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
Clayton High School graduate Paul Melburne Taylor spent years working as a leader in the automotive industry, including as an Enterprise Rent-A-Car employee, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. He died Sept. 25 at age 88. Quoting from the Post-Dispatch: "Paul first joined the Lindbergh Cadillac organization in St. Louis. After managing a dealer group in Tuscon, Arizona, Paul moved to San Francisco, California where he went on to manage what was then the largest Lincoln-Mercury dealership in the country." Read more about Mr. Taylor's legacy in the complete Post-Dispatch obituary. Other recent obituaries on Patch:
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The company started by this Clayton High School graduate began with two employees. Enterprise Holdings now employs 70,000 people worldwide, and thousands of them work in Clayton.
Enterprise Holdings founder Jack Taylor grew up in St. Louis, graduated from Clayton High School and attended Westminster College and Washington University in St. Louis, a company biography states. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy after Pearl Harbor was bombed, and he served as an F6F Hellcat fighter pilot while based with the U.S.S. Essex and U.S.S. Enterprise. After he came back to St. Louis, he started a trucking company in Clayton before accepting a sales job with Lindburg Cadillac in 1948, the biography states. Less than a decade later, he launched his own company—then called Executive Leasing—in the same building. While he no longer works actively with Enterprise, a family connection remains: His son, Andrew C. Taylor, is its chief …
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Here's who's hiring in and near Richmond Heights, Clayton, University City and Ladue.
Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch teams up with neighboring Patch sites to find organizations with open positions. Here are three opportunities we found this week. Who’s Hiring: City of Clayton Location: Clayton Job: Intern – Historic Hanley House Category: Internship, Part-time Experience: At least two years of college experience, be a history or art history major or in a related field, have an interest or experience in working in museums, with historic collections or related fields, have experience working with the public, experience providing tours is helpful, have a great attention to detail. Responsibilities: Assist the Community Resource Coordinator. The internship will include opening and closing the Historic Hanley House, leading …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
California mother Cally Houck has launched a petition after battling Enterprise Rent-A-Car, part of Clayton-based Enterprise Holdings. Her two daughters died in an accident allegedly caused by a car known to be defective.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car officials stated Thursday afternoon they will join the industry in supporting federal legislation that oversees how companies, such as theirs, manage the vehicle recall process. The statement comes after a grieving mother’s recently launched Change.org campaign requesting that Enterprise Rent-A-Car stop opposing proposed legislation that would prohibit rental car companies from renting cars recalled because of safety risks. As of late Thursday afternoon, nearly 130,000 people had signed the petition. On Wednesday, Clayton-based Enterprise Holdings' representatives said that the company conducts nearly 50 million vehicle rental transactions every year and that customer safety is a top priority. Enterprise is the nation…