Premiere’s crew of smart, service-oriented professionals are a breath of fresh air in the transportation industry. Our depth of experience means that we’re savvy about the subtle nuances involved with different types of transportation needs. From asking all the right questions when booking a “special night out for two,” to recognizing the particular needs of sports and school groups, to skillfully handling the myriad details for a corporate event, we understand that providing exceptional service means anticipating your needs before they arise. We truly desire to be of service, and it shows in everything we do!



Spotless. That’s how we believe every professional livery vehicle should arrive at your door. Premiere’s cleaning and detailing crew takes pride in their work and you’ll notice the difference immediately, inside and out!



Safety. Courtesy. Discretion. That’s what you can expect from Premiere’s world-class chauffeurs. From professional licensing and certifications, to in-house etiquette and protocol training, we insure that our drivers know how to deliver a Premiere experience.



When it comes to expert mechanical work, there’s no substitute for experience. With an average tenure of over 5 years with Premiere, our in-house mechanics are intimately familiar with our vehicles and highly skilled at what they do.


David J. Brown



In 1989, David J. Brown graduated with honors from Rochester Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Business Management. From 1987 to 2000, Mr. Brown served in the United States Army National Guard and held various officer ranks. In 1990, Mr. Brown moved from a management position of Carey Limousine to owner, and began Premiere Transportation. As President and CEO, Mr. Brown also completed Defensive Driving/Body Guard School in 1994 and the Leadership Management Course in 2001. Daily, Mr. Brown oversees the operations of the nearly 50 vehicle fleet. He is member of the National Limousine Association. Mr. Brown is an avid military and history buff, and also enjoys spending his free time traveling with his wife Danielle, son Maxwell and daughter Alexa. 




David T. Ericsen

Vice President


David joined Premiere Transportation in 2008. Previously, David was employed in the automotive industry as a Service Director of Fixed Operations. In 2004, David was involved in the presentation of the Honda FCX (a fuel cell prototype) alongside the President and CEO of American Honda Motor Company, Mr. Koichi Kondo. His extensive background in automotive operations has had a valuable impact on the maintenance of the Premiere fleet. David oversees company operations; chauffeur training, maintenance and dispatching departments and quality of service and cost effective management resources. David is married with two children and loves to golf. 







Steve Brady

Operations Manager

Steve Brady is a retired roofer, in 2013 he became a school us driver retiring in May of 2023. While driving school bus Steve started driving motor coach buses before coming to work at Premiere in July of 2016 as a motor coach driver. In his off time Steve enjoys spending time with his wife and children along with traveling to Arizona.  






Danielle Brown

Director of Business Development

















Kayla Padnode



Kayla graduated from Troy High School in 2007, and graduated from Bryant & Stratton in 2009 with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting.  She started working for Premiere in October of 2010.  When she's not working she enjoys spending time with her baby girl, Sophia, and her family. 







Jamie Hensel

Director of Marketing


Jamie started her own photography business in 2020 doing lifestyle and portrait photography. She created a portfolio and expanded her photography and marketing career by helping local businesses with their social media and marketing content. She continues her marketing career at Premiere Transportation and is excited to grow with the company. In her free time Jamie is with her son Bennett and enjoys spending time with family and friends. 






Verna Fitzpatrick



Verna started at Premiere in 2018 as a reservationist and worked her

way up into a billing agent role. In her free time she is spending time

with her family and going to concerts! 











Anisia Lownes



Anisia started as a chauffeur driver at Premiere Transportation in 2015. She moved up to a reservationist role 4 months later. She is also a certified nurses aid and loves working with people. In her free time she is spending time with her grandchildren and enjoys cooking and sewing. 










Tommy Dawkins



Tommy started at Premiere in 2015 as a dispatcher. In his free time he is also a professional wedding photographer who enjoys capturing memorable moments for his clients.