May 31, 2018






Municipal Operator Brings Industry Insights to Premium’s Leadership Team




New Orleans, LA– May 31, 2018– Premium Parking today announced the addition of Charles Dummett as Market President for Central Florida and the Bahamas. Charles will lead Premium’s business development and operations for private and public-sector clients along the Gulf Coast and Nassau, Bahamas. He will be based out of Tampa, Florida.


“Charles’ experience as a municipal operator brings us incredible insights and the ability to lead the industry with operational strategies that benefit our current and future clients. With his expertise, we can accelerate the introduction of our Glideparcs platform to drive revenue and provide a superior customer experience to commercial and municipal operations who are struggling with legacy parking systems,” said Ben Montgomery, President.


Premium Parking is a leading parking management and technology company managing more than 24,000 parking spaces across commercial, hotel, mixed-use, retail, and residential developments throughout the U.S. Premium has continuously expanded their portfolio of clients and helped them increase revenue by providing best-in-class customer experience, integrated with a focused operational strategy and a state-of-the-art technology platform for groups, subscriptions, permit management, reservations and mobile payment.


Charles brings 25 years of both private and municipal parking experience in the American and Canadian markets. Prior to joining Premium, Charles was the manager of parking for the City of Tampa where he oversaw both on and off-street parking operations. In Toronto, Charles worked with in management roles in private and public-sector parking operations. He attended Fisk University in Nashville, TN with a BA in English and serves as a member of Tampa’s downtown partnership parking committee and on the board of directors of the Demetrious Johnson Foundation in St. Louis, Missouri.


About Premium Parking:

Premium Parking was founded by James Huger in 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana with the goal of building not the biggest, but the best parking management company. Premium Parking was created using Jim’s decades of experience in the industry. Today, with a strong focus on developing a professional corporate culture and utilizing the best technology and proven operating systems, Premium has grown to over 140 locations and currently employs more than 650 associates. Now operating in 11 markets across the United States, Premium is poised to bring its operational excellence to a diverse array of industries including commercial, healthcare, residential and retail. In addition to its parking management platform and GLIDEPARCS™ gateless garage and revenue control systems, Premium offers consulting, permit management, analytics, as well as Premium Hospitality, which delivers its signature “Curbside Concierge,” an enlightened approach to valet, bell and concierge services for hotels, restaurants, and retail operators. Premium Mobile Parking® app is available for iPhone or Android, and the company’s proprietary TextPay platform offers parkers the easiest way to pay and reserve parking in Premium’s partner destinations.


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Premium Parking Contacts:


Charles Dummett, Market President
Cell: 813-957-3466


Brent Paxton, Chief Business Development Officer

Cell: 770-310-1392


Media Contacts:


Jeff Hinson, Marketing Director

Office: 504-717-2408   Cell: 504-388-3222