03 Jul

Congressman Gibson visits Leonard Bus Sales: Tours Corporate Headquarters and Meets with Company Employees in Deposit

July 3, 2013, Deposit, N.Y. – Leonard Bus Sales hosted Congressman Gibson at its corporate headquarters in Deposit yesterday where he toured the facility and met with company employees to learn more about school bus distribution and the vital role companies like Leonard Bus Sales play in helping keep school buses safe and environmentally-friendly.

“It was truly an honor to host Congressman Gibson at our company headquarters here in Deposit,” said company General Manager Frank Continetti. “We are proud to have a Congressman who is committed to the people of the Southern Tier and who is willing to learn about companies like ours.”

During the tour of the Leonard Bus Sales facility Congressman Gibson was able to see firsthand the amount of work that goes into servicing school buses for school districts and the high-level of professionalism of the people who support school districts all across the state.

“I came away very impressed with the commitment to excellence at Leonard Bus. This company aims to please its customers and takes good care of their employees. We are blessed to have them in our State, said Congressman Chris Gibson.”

Congressman Gibson and Leonard Bus Sales employees had time to discuss other topics including education funding, the need to reduce the federal tax burden, and other local issues of interest.

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Congressman Gibson commended Leonard Bus Sales for its recent growth and expansion recognizing the company for increasing the number of jobs at their four upstate New York facilities as well as the opening of their new Trans Tech Type-A-only facility on Long Island.

“Congressman Gibson has dedicated himself to strengthening our education system and working hard to improve our economy by fighting to repeal unnecessary regulations and working to reduce the tax burden on individuals and small businesses,” said Company President Mike Leonard. “We are honored that the Congressman took time out of his busy schedule to see us here in Deposit and hope his visit to Leonard Bus Sales will help him with his important work in Washington.”

Leonard Bus Sales, Inc. is owned and operated by the Leonard family, a recognized leader in the distribution and support of quality, environmentally-friendly school and commercial buses.  A third generation family-owned business, Leonard Bus Sales has nearly 50 years of experience providing cost-saving fleet management and award-winning customer support. Leonard Bus Sales is a leading-distributor of IC BusTM brand buses in Upstate New York.  The company also distributes Type-A school and commercial buses from Trans Tech throughout New York and Type-A commercial buses from Champion Bus in Upstate New York. The company is headquartered in Deposit, NY and operates four additional full-service facilities in Saratoga Springs, Rome, Bergen, and a Trans Tech Type-A facility in Garden City Park, N.Y.