Zonar promotes 2 to VP roles

Posted on November 22, 2013

SEATTLE — Fleet management technology provider Zonar has promoted Fred Fakkema to vice president of compliance and Tony Bezilla to vice president of product management.

Zonar officials said that the promotions reflect the company’s rapid growth and anticipation of future expansion.

Fred Fakkema is now vice president of compliance at Zonar.
Fred Fakkema is now vice president of compliance at Zonar.
With more than 25 years of transportation compliance experience, Fakkema will lead the compliance division at Zonar, ensuring that the company's solutions meet the ever-changing regulatory requirements in the marketplace. He will also facilitate relations with the enforcement community and act as a liaison to governmental entities for Zonar.

Fakkema joined Zonar in 2010 after a 25-year career with the Washington State Patrol (WSP). During his career, he commanded the WSP Academy, Government and Relations Division, and Commercial Vehicle Division.

Tony Bezilla is now vice president of product management.
Tony Bezilla is now vice president of product management.
As vice president of product management, Bezilla will lead Zonar’s innovation and product development efforts to continually meet the needs of customers. He is responsible for Zonar’s product enhancements and new product development, and for defining Zonar’s product strategy to ensure the best possible user experience and customer value.

Bezilla has a 20-year career in information technology (IT), with a background in industries ranging from higher education to transportation to technology services. Prior to joining Zonar, he served as vice president of global IT delivery for school bus contractor FirstGroup.

Other recent news related to Zonar:

7 districts win grants from NAPT, Zonar

Related Topics: inspections

Comments ( 1 )
  • John Thompson

     | about 3 years ago

    Hey Tony you look the same. MAYBE OLDER And balder. Good to see you. I often wondered what happened to you. Surprising what Face Book comes up with.

More Stories

Mobile DVR/Camera Combination

The CoPilot-RFID, a windshield-mounted mobile DVR/camera combination, can now permanently embed the vehicle operator’s identification into the vehicle’s video records.

Representatives of The Peterbilt Store accept the TRP Bus Segment Dealer of the Year Award at the PACCAR Parts and Peterbilt 2016 Parts and Service Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Photo courtesy of Rosena Usmani.

More Bus, Truck Parts Dealers Honored

Among other PACCAR Parts and Peterbilt Motors Co. awards presented in Orlando, Florida, The Peterbilt Store receives the TRP Bus Segment Dealer of the Year Award.


Navistar, Meritor to Co-Brand Brake Shoe Kits

The companies enter an agreement to co-brand premium brake shoe kits, which are offered through the Fleetrite heavy-duty parts brand, covering about 50 part numbers.      

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from SBF delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the school bus industry and don't miss a thing!