George Survant biography

Senior Director of Fleet Relations
NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry 
(Farmington Hills, Michigan)

George Survant has served in a variety of positions, including 25 years as a telecom fleet leader, 17 years as a power company fleet leader, and four years as an executive in the fleet safety certification and inspection industry. He has managed operations in 49 of the 50 states, with employees in several countries across the Pacific Rim.

Throughout his impressive career, George has earned many awards, including Vocational Fleet of the Year from Fleet Owner Magazine; NAFA Green Fleet Award for pioneering work with green solutions in a vocational truck fleet; Blue Sky Award for his leadership in developing and commercializing medium-duty hybrid trucks; and the National Biodiesel Board “Eye on Biodiesel” award for Initiative. 

He has spoken in many widely-recognized industry forums; published articles on fleet management, alternative fuel vehicles and crane safety; and actively contributed to a number of organizations, including CALSTART, Electrification Leadership Council, Ford Advisory Board and NAFA Fleet Management Association. 

In April 2017, he was appointed senior director of fleet relations for NTEA, working with his team to lead the Association in serving truck equipment distributors/manufacturers and end-user fleets. He also serves as secretary of Green Truck Association, NTEA’s well-known affiliate division dedicated to improving work truck efficiency and productivity.

George holds a bachelor’s from the University of Kentucky.