Clyde J. Sutton, Chairman
In 1989 Mr. Sutton incorporated Sutton Leasing and returned to Michigan. Sutton Leasing now leases and manages over 18,000 cars and trucks. Sutton has seven offices in four states.Mr. Sutton started his career in 1960 with Ford Motor Company after graduating from Ferris State University. He worked for Ford in Sales, Planning and Distribution. He was a district field manager in several zones.
Mr. Sutton began his career in fleet management at McCullagh Leasing as National Sales Manager. During his career at McCullagh he grew the company from 11,000 units to over 50,000 units. McCullagh was later purchased by GE.
Mr. Sutton owned Sutton Chevrolet in the late 70’s. In the early 1980’s Jim Moran recruited Sutton to work for S.E. Toyota and start World Omni Leasing as General Manager of the Commercial Division for finance and leasing. He grew the company from 0 units to over 35,000 units. He established floor planning for dealers of Hino trucks and Toyota Forklifts nationwide.