Premiere Staff: Limousine & Car Service Experts

Attitude is Everything.

Premiere’s crew of smart, service-oriented professionals are a breath of fresh air in the transportation industry. Our depth of experience means that we’re savvy about the subtle nuances involved with different types of transportation needs. From asking all the right questions when booking a “special night out for two,” to recognizing the particular needs of sports and school groups, to skillfully handling the myriad details for a corporate event, we understand that providing exceptional service means anticipating your needs before they arise. We truly desire to be of service, and it shows in everything we do!

Attention to Detail.

Spotless. That’s how we believe every professional livery vehicle should arrive at your door. Premiere’s cleaning and detailing crew takes pride in their work and you’ll notice the difference immediately, inside and out!

All the right stuff.

Safety. Courtesy. Discretion. That’s what you can expect from Premiere’s world-class chauffeurs. From professional licensing and certifications, to in-house etiquette and protocol training, we insure that our drivers know how to deliver a Premiere experience.

Absolute experts.

When it comes to expert mechanical work, there’s no substitute for experience. With an average tenure of over 5 years with Premiere, our in-house mechanics are intimately familiar with our vehicles and highly skilled at what they do.

David J. Brown

President/CEO

David BrownIn 1989, David J. Brown graduated with honors from Rochester Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Business Management. From 1987 to 2000, Mr. Brown served in the United States Army National Guard and held various officer ranks. In 1990, Mr. Brown moved from a management position of Carey Limousine to owner, and began Premiere Transportation. As President and CEO, Mr. Brown also completed Defensive Driving/Body Guard School in 1994 and the Leadership Management Course in 2001. Daily, Mr. Brown oversees the operations of the nearly 50 vehicle fleet. He is member of the National Limousine Association. Mr. Brown is an avid military and history buff, and also enjoys spending his free time traveling with his wife Danielle, son Maxwell and daughter Alexa.

David Ericsen

Vice President

David EricsonDavid joined Premiere Transportation in 2008. Previously, David was employed in the automotive industry as a Service Director of Fixed Operations. In 2004, David was involved in the presentation of the Honda FCX (a fuel cell prototype) alongside the President and CEO of American Honda Motor Company, Mr. Koichi Kondo. His extensive background in automotive operations has had a valuable impact on the maintenance of the Premiere fleet. David oversees company operations; chauffeur training, maintenance and dispatching departments and quality of service and cost effective management resources. David has two children and loves to golf.

Elizabeth Perella

Director of Business Development

Elizabeth PerellaElizabeth has a bachelor’s in marketing from Central CT State University. Currently, she handles the marketing and sales with Premiere. With more than 15 years of sales expertise she enjoys building relationships with clients and keeping Premiere front of mind. In addition, she enjoys giving back to the community and has worked closely with numerous non-profit organizations in the Capital District & Saratoga. Outside of work she is busy enjoying and raising a family of five children.

Janis Michalski

Office Administrator

Janis MichalskiJanis started with Premiere Transportation in July of 2002 where she began as a Reservation Specialist, assisting clients as well as providing support to her fellow team members. Utilizing her abilities to efficiently multi-task, Janis also took on the responsibility of staff training, and providing resolutions on various issues. As the Office Administrator, she supports all staff members in their daily office operations; as well as directly interacting with the Executive team. Janis is also the Manager of Affiliate relations. Her #1 PRIORITY IS TO TAKE CARE OF THE CLIENT, she takes great pleasure in making sure that all their needs are met.

In her spare time Janis enjoys spending time with her husband, Don, daughter Racquel, step daughter Megan, and her son Jack. She also enjoys bowling, camping, and anything outdoors.

Lisa Lorini

Reservation Specialist

Lisa LoriniLisa has been with Premiere Transportation since 1999. Prior to Premiere, she was employed at Fishco and United Food Service. For both companies she performed various duties ranging from closing out driver sheets, to accounts payables and receivables as well as calling in payroll. Lisa is a devoted pet lover, loves to read and enjoys all things NASCAR.

Kim Lounsbery

Reservation Specialist

Kim LounsberyKim started working at Premiere in 2015, bringing 30 years of experience working in the medical field. Kim is dedicated to customer service and administrative work. She loves horseback riding, NASCAR, and football. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters, and one grandbaby.

 

Amanda Casey

Billing Specialist

amanda IMG_20160728_102012 copyAmanda started working at Premiere Transportation in 2016, previously working as an administrative assistant. Amanda loves musicals, reading, going to the movies, and tells us that she is a proud geek. Amanda keeps her side of the office well-supplied with snacks for anyone that needs them.