Wheelchair Getaways New Executive Director Press Release – June 2022

Press release

GRAND RAPIDS, JUNE 1, 2022 — Wheelchair Getaways (www.wheelchairgetaways.com), the nation’s leading provider of wheelchair-accessible vehicle rentals, is announcing the appointment of a new Executive Director, Joe Hurst, effective June 1, 2022. Joe is an experienced business leader who has worked in senior leadership roles across several industries, including retailing and asset disposition. In addition to this appointment, Wheelchair Getaways reached a milestone of 200 locations nationwide, delivering on our promise of convenient wheelchair accessible rental locations nationwide.

“After a comprehensive search for candidates, The Board found Joe possessed the proper amount of Account Management, Sales and Leadership experience to lead Wheelchair Getaways into the future. Our record growth in 2022 and important initiatives like our soon-to-launch online reservation website, which will allow for the nation’s only seamless comparison and booking system for accessible vehicles, will be overseen by Joe. The Board knows that our 200 locations will be served well by Joe’s involvement.” said Katie Harkness, President of the Board of Directors and Interim Executive Director at Wheelchair Getaways.

Joe will report to the Board of Directors who represent a cross section of leaders from the Accessible Transportation industry. 

For more information about Wheelchair Getaways, visit www.WheelchairGetaways.com.

About Wheelchair Getaways

Since 1997 Wheelchair Getaways is the nation’s largest rental website connecting people to safe, reliable, and convenient wheelchair-accessible transportation. Our 200 locations nationwide, including Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico, help customers with disabilities find wheelchair-accessible vehicles for rent. 

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information:

This news release contains “forward-looking statements” made pursuant to the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements relate to future, not past, events and may often be identified by words such as “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “seek” or “will.” Forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain. Specific risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed in our forward-looking statements include risks inherent in our business, and our need for future capital. Actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements. Additional information on potential factors that could affect our results and other risks and uncertainties are detailed from time to time in Wheelchair Getaways’ periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019, its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q as well as and in other reports filed with the SEC. We do not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

Media Contact

Name: Damon Didier

Phone: 682-710-3823

Email: pr@wheelchairgetaways.com


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