All Enterprise Rent-A-Car corporate officers start at the bottom and work their way up.
Pamela Nicholson, 41, began her career working behind the rental counter at a branch in St. Louis. Today, she is the highest-ranking woman in an operations position at Enterprise, the largest rental car company in North America.
As senior vice president for North American operations, she is responsible for all operations in the United States and Canada, overseeing more than 40,000 employees and 4,200 locations. Worldwide, Enterprise posted more than $5.6 billion in revenue last year.
The numbers are impressive, but Nicholson said the philosophy is simple: "When …