National Parking Association Honors Parking Industry’s Most Influential Young Professionals

July 30, 2015


Inaugural class of 40 Under 40 to engage in parking leadership development


Washington, DC (July 30, 2015)—The National Parking Association (NPA) has selected its inaugural 40 Under 40 class of young professionals and up-and-coming leaders in the parking industry. The 40 chosen individuals will be inducted into the awards program at the NPA 2015 Convention & Exposition, August 31-September 3 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach.


A benefit of induction into NPA’s 40 Under 40 includes participation in a corresponding peer network group. The 40 Under 40 peer network provides inductees with an exclusive opportunity to meet each other and ask questions, discuss best practices and share ideas. The peer network will meet face-to-face at NPA conventions, have quarterly calls and contribute to an online forum on


“NPA is extremely proud to recognize the impact of the parking industry’s best and brightest young professionals, and to also foster leadership development that will continue the industry’s innovation and growth,” said NPA President Christine Banning, MA, CAE. “The parking industry is undergoing dramatic change, especially in the area of technology, and young professionals are the forefront of this revolution. These 40 individuals represent major facets of the parking industry, and we are pleased to give them a platform to stand up and be counted.”


Parking industry professionals could nominate a colleague under age 40, or individuals meeting the criteria could nominate themselves for the 40 Under 40 inaugural class.


NPA’s inaugural 40 Under 40 is comprised of the following parking professionals:


Neil Anderson, GOPARK

Theo Apanco-Perez, Towne Park, Ltd.

James Bain, Parking Panda

Deon Bender, Walker Parking Consultants

Andi Campbell, LAZ Parking

Ryan Chapman, Premier Parking of Tennessee

Aashish Dalal, ParkWhiz

Grant Dawson, T2 Systems, Inc.

Anthony DiPaolo, LAZ Parking

Brooks Ellis, CPP Towne Park, Ltd.

Ronald Fleming, University of California, Irvine

Nicole Henfield, Nassau Airport Development Co.

Neill Hurley, Walker Parking Consultants

Keith Jones, Ace Parking

Eric Koprowski, ABM Parking Services

Andrew LaMothe, PayByPhone

Mark Lawrence, SpotHero Inc.

Curtis Lee, Luxe Valet, Inc.

James Maglothin, Walker Parking Consultants

Adam Martinez, Towne Park, Ltd.

John Menghini, Towne Park, Ltd.

Nick Miller, Parking Panda

Valentina Moise, ParkCloud

Isaiah Mouw, CPP, Municipal Citation Solutions

Ashley Prohaska, Towne Park, Ltd.

James Pudleiner, Walker Parking Consultants

Ernesto Rennella, L&R Group

Jeremy Rocha, Walter P Moore

Juan Rodriguez, Klever Logic

John Roy, CPP, JNL Parking

David Ryan, Walker Parking Consultants

Wen Sang, Smarking

David Stafford, Towne Park, Ltd.

Nick Thompson, City of Austin

Eugene Tsyrklevich, Parkopedia

Kevin Uhlenhaker, NuPark

Eric Vargas, Parking Management Services of  America

Gareth Warren, Towne Park, Ltd.

Mike Weiler, Rydin Decal

Tiffany Yu, Scheidt & Bachmann



Meet the inaugural class of the 40 Under 40 at To learn more about the 40 Under 40 program visit For information on NPA’s other awards programs, visit


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About NPA: The National Parking Association is the nation’s leading parking trade group advancing the interests of the private and public sector in parking technology, sustainable mobility, certification, advocacy, research and education. Founded in 1951, NPA has more than 2,500 members and represents all facets of the parking industry.