Speakers

2019 Conference Speakers

Tony YankovichTony Yankovich
Senior Manager, Mercury and Associates

Tony Yankovich has more than 25 years’ experience as a management analyst and consultant in the fleet management and public works trades. Mr. Yankovich specializes in serving state and local governments, universities, and private companies in the provision of fleet operation reviews, facilities space needs assessments, and development of facilities master plans.
Steve SaltzgiverSteve Saltzgiver
Manager, Mercury and Associates

Steve Saltzgiver has held various fleet leadership roles, including leading diverse fleets of over 50,000 assets and annual operating budgets exceeding $1 billion dollars. Mr. Saltzgiver has been recognized for achievements in data analysis, benchmarking for continuous improvement, fleet cost reductions, sustainable fleet planning, and telematics technology deployment.
Adriane JaynesAdriane Jaynes
Energy Programs Coordinator, INCOG

Adriane Jaynes is the Energy Programs Coordinator at INCOG. In this role, she oversees the Tulsa Area Clean Cities Coalition and administers more than $2,000,000 in federal funding for alternative fuel and energy efficiency projects across Oklahoma. She has a Master's Degree in Administration and Community Practice in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. Prior to her work with INCOG, Adriane worked for several nonprofit organizations, in positions focused on advocacy, grant writing, administration, and communications.
Eric Pollard
Eric Pollard
Clean Cities Coordinator, ACOG

Prior to joining ACOG in December 2014, Pollard was Co-Coordinator of the Tulsa Clean Cities Coalition. He previously held positions with the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce and the City of Oklahoma City's Planning Department. As coordinator, Eric assists Oklahoma's public fleets by providing alternative fuels technical support, access to grant funding, training opportunities, and industry networking.
Dr. Raj BasuRaj Basu
Vice President for Student Affairs, OSU-Tulsa

Dr. Basu is on the Management faculty in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. Additionally, he is the faculty advisor for President’s Leadership Society at Oklahoma State University – Tulsa. Prior to returning to faculty, Dr. Basu served 15 years as the Vice-President for Academic Affairs for OSU-Tulsa. Dr. Basu researches and teaches in the areas of leadership, employee performance, coaching, team performance, conflict management, and negotiations. He also consults with companies in the energy, financial services, government, non-profit, telecommunications, and other industries.
Robert SwepstonRobert Swepston
Fleet Director, City of Muskogee

Robert has always had a passion for cars, engines, and tinkering. Prior to becoming the Fleet Director for the City of Muskogee, he managed the fleet for the county sheriff’s department. In 2012, he became the first Fleet Director for the City of Muskogee. He was hired to create a Fleet Management Department and to establish a centralized repair facility for the entire fleet, which drastically transformed fleet management for the city. This has resulted in numerous cost savings and created a more unified, organized and efficient way of managing the city’s fleet. Since opening the doors on the city’s centralized repair facility in 2013, the City of Muskogee has been recognized as one of The 100 Best Fleets in America 6 years in a row and counting!