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ACE Parking’s nine advancements to support growth

December 11, 2023



ACE Parking’s nine advancements to support growth




Nick Hutsen has been promoted to Senior Vice President for the Pacific Northwest, ACE Parking.  Through Nick’s leadership, the scale of our regional operations has doubled in the last six years.  He accomplished this by cultivating relationships, embracing new technologies, and expanding services to include enforcement and shuttle operations.  Most recently, Nick developed and expanded a new relationship with Swedish Medical which started in Seattle and has expanded to Everett.

Brian Tarbell has been promoted to Senior Vice President and now oversees ACE’s Enforcement Division in addition to a substantial portfolio of San Diego operations including our nationwide call center. Brian has led his team to expand operations by over 90% since 2017 and has been instrumental in bringing new technologies to our payment, enforcement, and call center services.

Brad Elsass was promoted to Senior Vice President overseeing the San Diego market and company-wide Strategic Initiatives.  Brad has a long history of championing innovative technology solutions that continuously add value for new and existing clients.  In 2023, Brad coordinated the successful openings for two new major event venues and has become an invaluable resource for ACE event operations throughout the country.

Chris White was promoted to Regional Director for the Northeast.  Having risen through the ranks at ACE from the site level, Chris earned this promotion through hard work and a constant focus on elevating service levels while also leveraging technology to drive operational improvements for prestigious clients like the University of Maryland and the Omni Shoreham Hotel.

Henry Hernandez was promoted to Regional Director in recognition of his substantial contributions to ACE’s growth throughout Orange County.  Henry is a proven leader who consistently exceeds client and customer expectations.  Over the last few years, he has been instrumental in the successful launch of many new operations including the Long Beach Convention Center which has realized improved service and financial results.

Mike Gaulin was promoted to Vice President for his leadership in ACE’s expansion of large-scale national event operations, his close attention to building JV/DBE relationships and opportunities, and his dedication to his team members’ development. Mike embraces technology and has implemented sophisticated ticketless valet systems, online reservation systems, and License Plate Recognition (LPR) technology along with citation device integrations.

Mike Wilson was promoted to Regional Director of Operations for his efforts in supporting substantial regional hospitality growth with proactive client engagement and filling new leadership roles through team development and strategic recruiting. Mike has continuously taken ownership of our clients’ successes and his enthusiasm is passed down to his team of over 1,000 team members.

Mostafa Tohamy was promoted to Regional Director of Operations because he has developed a successful track record opening new locations and expanded operations into new markets. He accomplished this by building strong lasting relationships with clients and team members. He has shown a proven ability to provide excellent guest service, build effective teams, and maximize profits.

Raul Galvez was promoted to Regional Director of Operations as he has been instrumental in ACE’s continued growth in the Houston market. Raul has been with ACE for over 14 years, and he has shown outstanding results with expanding services, technologies, and customer experiences to new and existing hotel and commercial operations.



SP+ Selected as Park-Line Miami’s Parking Operator

March 16, 2020


SP+ Selected as Park-Line Miami’s Parking Operator

CHICAGO, March 16, 2020  — SP Plus Corporation(SP+), (Nasdaq: SP), a leading provider of technology-driven mobility solutions for aviation, commercial, hospitality and institutional clients throughout North America, has been selected as the parking management company to serve Park-Line Miami, the highly-anticipated, luxury residential community at Virgin MiamiCentral.

The parking facility includes four levels to accommodate more than 900 vehicles. SP+ will provide both valet parking and concierge services to residents and visitors at the front entrance.

“SP+’s parking expertise, focus on customer service and corporate culture were necessary attributes when choosing a partner for Miami’s most connected and innovative transit-oriented development, Park-Line Miami,” commented Najam Syed, Head of Asset Management at Virgin Trains USA.

The new technology SP+ brings to Park-Line Miami includes a smart parking reservation system designed to help valets manage capacity and easily locate vehicles to provide exceptional and timely service. The system is paired with a mobile app for residents to check-in and make reservations prior to retrieving their vehicles at the exclusive valet lounge.

“The SP+ team is excited to bring new technology and mobility options to the parking operations for this exciting development. We are dedicated to making sure that every resident receives impeccable service each and every time they drop off or retrieve their vehicle,” commented Chester Escobar, Vice President, South Florida and Puerto Rico for SP+.

SP+ facilitates the efficient movement of people, vehicles and personal belongings with the goal of enhancing the consumer experience while improving bottom line results for our clients. The Company provides professional parking management, ground transportation, remote baggage check-in and handling, facility maintenance, security, event logistics, and other technology-driven mobility solutions to aviation, commercial, hospitality, healthcare and government clients across North America. For more information, visit www.spplus.com.