Norwalk resident John Martinez has been named Vice President of Teddy’s Transportation System, Inc., a global ground transportation company
based in Norwalk, CT.
In his new role, Mr. Martinez will assume duties associated with being an officer of the corporation, in addition to his ongoing responsibilities for overseeing operations, including dispatch, scheduling, chauffeur hiring and management, accounting procedures and vendor interface.
In making the announcement, Teddy’s President and CEO Charles Wisniewski praised, in particular, Mr. Martinez’s “aggressive responsiveness to our clients’ same-day needs, needs across the globe and across a myriad of vehicles sizes.
“John has a reputation for contacting customers proactively to address traveler questions and service comments. The resulting service delivery has delighted our clientele and consistently exceeded their expectations. This year, Teddy’s has maintained a 99.72 percent on-time record, a 98.27 percent satisfaction rate and scores upon scores of unsolicited business travel testimonials. These have been core factors in our consistent, nationally-notable growth,” Mr. Wisniewski said.
“Teddy’s team works tirelessly to provide the highest quality of chauffeured executive car service in Connecticut and on-time chauffeured executive car service to JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airport, which gives me confidence when I tell customers that, no matter what they need, I’m there for them,” Mr. Martinez remarked.
“I always treat this business as if it were my own,” he continued. “We’re in a disruptive era in the ground transportation industry. With strategic financial management to execute Charles Wisniewski’s vision for the company and the rollout of new technologies, including a killer app that will be launched later this fall, I look forward to helping to continue to grow Teddy’s Transportation, both synthetically and organically,” he said.
“The good news is, as we bring on more employees and treat everyone fairly and equally, we are able to take care of more families,” Mr. Martinez added.
Mr. Martinez, a 2012 winner of the Fairfield Count Business Journal’s “Fairfield County 40 Under 40” award, had been in the ground transportation industry for more than 18 years before joining Teddy’s Transportation in 2007. Prior to that, he had been Vice President for Business Development at U.S. Limousine in Stamford from 2006-2007. From 2005-2006 he served as Operations Manager at CLS-Empire in Brooklyn and subsequently, as Office Manager of CTS, oversaw that company’s move from Harrison, NY to Stamford. From1998-2005 he held positions of increasing responsibility with Carey Limousine culminating as General Manager of the Stamford, Hartford and Westchester offices. He was previously employed at Skyline in New York City. Mr. Martinez studied accounting at Baruch College and holds a BA in General Studies from the University of Connecticut. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he was an E3 NBC Specialist. He lives with his wife and their son in Norwalk.
Founded in 1932, Teddy’s Transportation System, Inc. is one of the top 50 executive ground transportation companies in the U.S. today. Teddy’s has redefined “professional transportation solutions” by forging a strategic network of premium global partnerships and utilizing innovative technology that provides corporate purchasers, event planners and travelers with access to immediate, real-time information. For more information call 1-800-888-3339 or visit www.teddyslimo.com.