Chicago Freight Car Leasing promotes Wilensky

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief

Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co., a subsidiary of Sasser Family Holdings, has named long-time employee Jay Wilensky Vice President, Accounting & Finance.

Wilensky, now in his 26th year with Chicago Freight Car Leasing, began his career in public accounting with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell, & Co. (now KPMG). He joined Chicago Freight Car Leasing as Assistant Controller and took on increasing responsibilities during his tenure, most recently as Director of Accounting and Company Controller.

Wilensky, a Certified Public Accountant, graduated from Indiana University-Bloomington, where he studied business with a concentration in accounting. He and his wife Dina and daughter Carly reside in Deerfield, Ill.

“Jay has consistently modeled our values, demonstrated excellent collaborative leadership skills, and has made many key contributions to our company’s continued growth,” said Chicago Freight Car Leasing President Paul Deasy.

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