Interim Commissioner of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Stephen Bamford announced today that the Conference has reached an agreement with Kline Corporation; a Missouri based vehicle leasing company, to become the latest ECAC corporate partner. This agreement names Kline Corporation as "The Official Fleet Provider of the ECAC."
"We welcome Kline Corporation into the ECAC Corporate Partner Program," said Bamford. "They are a wonderful group of people to be associated with, and our membership will be well served in taking advantage of their special leasing program. It is cost-effective and ensures the highest quality of vehicles and service." The agreement with Kline Corporation is part of a larger travel partner program the ECAC is currently developing.
"Kline Corporation is delighted to partner with the ECAC as the fleet provider to its members," said Brent Kline, President of Kline Corporation. "The mission of Kline Corporation and that of the ECAC is an obvious match as we move forward to provide dependable equipment, great service and timely delivery or vehicles. Each of these points are vital to the common goals of enhancing and promoting athletic competition within the conference."
The ECAC Corporate Partner Program is dedicated to developing relationships with commercial entities that are committed to the mission of the ECAC, support the ideals of intercollegiate athletics, value the pursuit of excellence on and off the field of play, and serve the needs of the membership. The Corporate Partner Program offers a wide range of marketing opportunities, including, but not limited to, championship naming rights, entitlement rights to student-athlete recognition programs, and official supplier designations.
About Kline Corporation
Kline Corporation is a Long term automotive rental reservation company "DriveSmart" operating in the contiguous 48 states. Kline's DriveSmart program specializes in renting 12 and 15 passenger vans, SUV's, cargo vans, cars, trucks, and specialty vehicles such as exotics or shuttles, to small business and companies needing to move people. The Kline Corporation DriveSmart long term rentals usually range from one month to one year.
About the ECAC
The ECAC is the nation’s largest athletic and the only multi-divisional conference with 320 Divisions I, II, and III colleges and universities from Maine to North Carolina and westerly to Illinois. Established in 1938, the ECAC, a non-profit service organization, sponsors 98 championships in 37 men’s and women’s sports, assigns more than 6,000 officials in 15 sports, administers 10 affiliate sports organizations and six playing leagues and recognizes more than 4,000 student-athletes in 21 sports through the public relations arm of the Conference. The ECAC serves as the primary conference for select members in the sports of men’s and women’s ice hockey, men’s lacrosse, men’s gymnastics, wrestling, fencing and rowing.