PurCo Hires Fulena, Kelley to Lead International Recovery Initiative

Gary Fulena.
Gary Fulena.

PurCo Fleet Services, a risk management company specializing in car rental loss prevention, is now offering its damage recovery and consulting services to the international market.

This expansion includes the addition of Gary Fulena and Tom Kelley, who both have over 35 years of experience in the car rental industry.

Fulena has worked with multiple car rental companies including Hertz, Budget and Advantage. Most recently, he served as the chief operating officer at Advantage Rent a Car. He has experience in fleet, sales, human resources and finance.

Tom Kelley.
Tom Kelley.

Kelley served as a franchise owner in Dallas for five years. He also has over 20 years of franchise experience in the international market. Most recently, he served as vice president of Dollar and Thrifty International and was based in London.

Fulena and Kelley will be managing the launch of PurCo’s Cross Borders Damage Recovery service and are available to consult with car rental operators in sales, fleet, pricing and customer service, according to the company.


  1. Serge Faribault [ June 30, 2016 @ 10:18PM ]

    You started out by saying PurCo's in loss PREVENTION. Inaccurate! They do accident damages recovery, by acting as a (very tenacious & persistent) collection agency, going after (1) diminished value of the rental vehicle due to its having an accident on its record....Plus (2) loss of use while laid up for repairs & (3) administrative fees. If a car is totalled, the renters will be forced to pay out of pocket the entire value of that rented vehicle. Although a renter's auto insurance pays for repairs, none but Progressive covers those 3 perils & only if rental's with Enterprise.
    Get the loss damage waiver (LDW) coverage offered by the rental agent when you rent, even tho it can almost DOUBLE the cost of your rental. If u don't you may be very very sorry as I was & still am.

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