SpotHero Plans West Coast Expansion, Hiring Parking Industry Veteran Nate Phillips as West Coast GM

July 27, 2016



SpotHero Plans West Coast Expansion, Hiring Parking Industry Veteran Nate Phillips as West Coast GM


SpotHero Continues to Invest in West Coast with Los Angeles Launch and Growing Presence in Bay Area



CHICAGO (July 27, 2016) Today parking reservation service SpotHero announced that Nate Phillips has joined the company as West Coast General Manager. Phillips has spent over 16 years in the parking industry and will help SpotHero grow its presence on the West Coast and position as the leading parking reservation service.

“SpotHero is poised for growth on the West Coast with our recent Los Angeles launch and expansion throughout the Bay Area,” said Mark Lawrence, co-founder and CEO of SpotHero. “We are making a big bet on the West Coast. Nate Phillips’ strong professional parking experience in the region will help accelerate successful market penetration from the Pacific Northwest down to Southern California.”

Phillips will focus on growing SpotHero’s West Coast operations by working closely with parking operators. Prior to joining SpotHero, Phillips spent six years with Propark where he was responsible for Western regional operations, and gained deep experience in parking and transportation verticals from offices, hospitals and hotels to off-airport facilities and mobile transportation apps.

“As a parking operator, I had the opportunity to experience working with SpotHero, and I was drawn to to the phenomenal company culture,” said Nate Phillips, West Coast General Manager, SpotHero. “In my experience, SpotHero is among the best parking apps available and as an operator I saw the value it brought to my business. Now, I’m looking forward to bringing SpotHero to more places and people throughout the West Coast.”

Phillips is the first of several strategic West Coast hires planned for SpotHero in the coming months as it expands within the region. Currently, SpotHero is hiring for more than 13 positions. The company has grown to over 110 employees and was recently named one of the best places to work for women under 35 in Chicago.

About SpotHero
SpotHero is the leading parking reservation service nationwide that enables drivers to save up to 50 percent and reserve parking spots with convenient garages, lots and valets. It currently offers easy and affordable parking at more than 2,500 locations. Launched in 2011, SpotHero is led by founders Mark Lawrence and Larry Kiss. The company has parked over 3 million cars to date and has raised $27 million in VC funding. Learn more at and find us in the Apple iTunes Store or Google Play.