Trevose, PA, July 20, 2015 — The CEI Group, Inc. (CEI), a fleet driver management company, announced today the promotion of three veteran information technology team members — James Pritz, Steve Colonnello and Bob Marriott — to director.
“Each of these three gentlemen has demonstrated leadership over the years in supporting CEI’s technology prowess,” said Wayne Smolda, CEI’s president and chief executive officer. “Collectively, their new roles will be to ensure that our information infrastructure and applications continue to keep CEI fleet customers at the leading edge of safety and accident management efficiency and savings.”
Mr. Pritz takes on the title of director of application development. He joined CEI in 1998, and was instrumental in the creation of the company’s real-time ClaimsLink™ accident management application. Mr. Pritz holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Ursinus College.
Mr. Colonnello was named director of risk and safety applications, with responsibility for the company’s DriverCare™ offerings. Now in his 11th year with CEI, Mr. Colonnello is a graduate of Shippensburg University with a bachelor’s degree in information management systems.
As director of technical infrastructure and systems, Mr. Marriott is responsible for CEI’s information networks, data center operations, hardware and technical systems, including communications, security, and reliable system availability. Mr. Marriott is a 30-year IT professional with 15 years of experience at CEI and holds a bachelor’s degree in letters, arts and sciences from Penn State University.
CEI is a technology-enhanced vehicle accident, driver safety and fleet risk management services. Its provider network consists of some 4,000 collision repair shops across North America, and includes nearly 1,000 truck collision repair centers. Its customers include self-insured, commercial, and institutional and government fleets, directly and through alliances with fleet leasing companies. CEI also provides vehicle direct repair program outsourcing to leading property and casualty insurance companies.
Founded in 1983, CEI has headquarters near Philadelphia, PA, and field sales offices in Trevose, PA, Tulsa, OK, Atlanta, GA, and Minneapolis, MN. In 2000, CEI launched its DriverCare™ solution, which includes telematics-integrated fleet risk management; MVR ordering and compliance, on-line and behind-the-wheel driver safety training and a safety newsletter. For more information about CEI, please visit ceinetwork.com.