Thomas A. Gieseking, Vice President – Corporate Service Operations, joined Enterprise Rent-A-Car in July 1987 as a call center technical advisor. He was the first graduate hired from Ranken Technical College. In 1991 he moved to the corporate office, Enterprise Holdings, and he celebrated 25 years with the company in 2014. While steadily rising through the company to his current position, he has paved the way for dozens of other Ranken graduates.
Tom currently oversees all service, warranty, preventive maintenance, recall administration and safety for nearly 1 million rental cars and commercial trucks in North America. He also manages nearly 150 company-owned service centers operated by nearly 1,000 automotive technicians.
Tom is also married, and he and his wife, Linda, have two children; Lauren and Jack. The family enjoys boating at the Lake of the Ozarks, and Tom has been coaching his children’s basketball teams since 2004. In his free time he enjoys golfing, as well as actively participating in the United Way Leadership Giving program.
After graduating from Ranken Technical College with his Automotive Maintenance Technology certificate in 1984, Tom completed his associate degree from Ranken, and has also gone on to receive his Bachelor of Management degree from National-Louis University.