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Propark Mobility Promotes Jennifer Atkins to Senior Vice President

December 05, 2022

 

 

Propark Mobility Promotes Jennifer Atkins to Senior Vice President

 

 

 

Hartford, Conn. – Propark Mobility announced today that the company has promoted Jennifer Atkins to Senior Vice President, Mountain Region.

“Under Jennifer’s leadership, Propark has experienced tremendous growth in the Denver market,” said Stephen Duffy, Chief Strategy Officer. “Jennifer has become an integral member of the Propark team and her meaningful impact on the company can be felt across the country. In the two years she’s been with Propark, she’s created incredible momentum in the Mountain Region, and we look forward to what she will accomplish in the years ahead.”

Jennifer joined Propark in 2020, after enjoying 31 successful years in the hospitality industry. Her storied career included 26 years with Marriott International and five years as the General Manager of the Hilton Denver Inverness. As Regional Vice President at Propark, Jennifer was tasked with growing the company’s presence in the Denver market. Over the past two years, she has effectively identified opportunities for development and successfully expanded the company’s Mountain Region portfolio and team. In addition, Jennifer has led the charge in establishing Women of Propark, a companywide initiative that promotes leadership and professional growth, as well as diversity and enrichment, for all Propark team members.

“Jennifer’s stellar career in hospitality has transitioned to phenomenal success in the parking industry,” said John Reimers, Chief Operating Officer. “She’s leveraged her deep understanding of hotel operations and the intricacies of the guest experience to further enhance the quality-of- service Propark offers its clients. We could not be prouder to have Jennifer on the team and we know she’ll reach even greater heights in her new role.”

As Senior Vice President, Jennifer will continue to oversee Propark’s existing Mountain Region portfolio, create new opportunities for the company and its team members, and further strengthen Propark’s presence in the area.

About Propark Mobility

Propark Mobility is one of the country’s largest privately-owned parking companies, providing full-service parking and mobility services for over 750 hospitality, healthcare, commercial, and off-airport locations, in over 100 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit www.propark.com

Brenda Freije Appointed to Vice President of Business Analytics for Propark Mobility Hartford, Conn.

September 09, 2022

 

 

Brenda Freije Appointed to Vice President of Business Analytics for Propark Mobility Hartford, Conn.

 

 

 

Propark Mobility announced today that Brenda Freije has been promoted to Vice President of Business Analytics.

“Brenda has been a remarkable team member and leader throughout her time at Propark,” said Stephen Duffy, Propark’s Chief Strategy Officer. “Her commitment to the success of our clients’ operations and her dedication to continuing Propark’s rapid growth make her the ideal person for this position. I look forward to seeing all that she accomplishes in this new role.”

After joining Propark in 2019, Brenda quickly became an integral member of the company’s Business Analytics Division. Her keen attention to detail, extensive knowledge of the field, and versatile analytical talents have driven her success at the company, where she most recently served as Director of Business Analytics.

“Brenda’s innovative approach to business analytics has been a key component to Propark’s growth and success in recent years,” said John Reimers, Propark’s Chief Operating Officer. “She continuously delivers critical insight that allows us to make data-driven decisions for our clients, ultimately maximizing the efficiency and profitability of their operations.”

In her new role, Brenda will report to the company’s Chief Strategy Officer and lead Propark’s Business Analytics Division as they continue leveraging intel to optimize operations for clients and customers across the country.

About Propark Mobility

Propark Mobility is one of the country’s largest privately-owned parking companies, providing full-service parking and mobility services for over 750 hospitality, healthcare, commercial, and off-airport locations, in over 100 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit www.propark.com

Joshua Crain Appointed as Vice President of Technology for Propark Mobility

June 23, 2022

 

 

Joshua Crain Appointed as Vice President of Technology for Propark Mobility

 

 

 

Hartford, Connecticut – Propark Mobility announced today that Joshua Crain has been promoted to the company’s Vice President of Technology.

“Josh Crain has been a key leader in transforming Propark Mobility from a national parking services leader to a leading mobility and technology company,” said David Schmid, Propark Mobility’s Chief Investment Officer. “From proprietary software development to our Cloudpark suite of technology services, Josh has been instrumental in each of our tech-centric processes as we continue to chart new pathways to success in this particular space.”

Josh’s career with Propark began in 2013, when he joined the company as a data scientist. He immediately began to take ownership of the new software department and over time took over management responsibilities of Cloudpark Command, the company’s in-house operations Command Center. His most recent role was Manager of Software Engineering, where he led the company’s technology and software development teams.

“Josh is always thinking way outside of the box, and that’s what allows him to push boundaries that we didn’t realize existed,” said Richard DiPietro, Propark’s President. “His thought leadership is impressive, and he inspires the team around him to reach new heights with respect to the products and services that Propark Mobility develops for our clients and end users.”

In his new role, Josh will lead Propark’s team of software engineers, and report to the company’s Chief Investment Officer, as he continues to develop creative, new technologies that help drive Propark’s success internally, while adding value to asset owners and managers, and their guests, externally.

About Propark Mobility

Propark Mobility is one of the country’s largest privately-owned parking companies, providing full-service parking and mobility services for over 600 hospitality, healthcare, commercial, and off-airport locations, in over 100 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit www.propark.com

Propark Mobility Promotes Kyle Hunter to Vice President, Corporate Analytics

June 08, 2022

 

Propark Mobility Promotes Kyle Hunter to Vice President, Corporate Analytics

 

 

 

Hartford, Connecticut – Propark Mobility announced today that the company has appointed Kyle Hunter as Vice President, Corporate Analytics.

“Kyle Hunter continues to drive significant growth through smart decision-making based on his innate ability to accurately forecast and generate revenue,” said Rick DiPietro, Propark Mobility’s President. “A career that began in our Leadership Development Program has evolved into one of Propark’s most impressive organic ascents to the top of our organization, and I am looking forward to the new heights that Kyle will inevitably achieve.”

Kyle joined Propark in July of 2014 after retiring from playing minor league baseball for the Los Angeles Angels. As a Leadership Development Associate, Kyle spent 20 months learning the industry and working various positions as part of the program’s accelerated curriculum. In March of 2016, he transferred from the San Francisco Bay Area Regional Office to the Hartford Corporate Office, where he served as an Operations Analyst, Senior Operations Analyst, and then Corporate Director, Operations Analytics, as his career trajectory continued. Prior to his current position, Kyle most recently held the position of Assistant Vice President, Corporate Analytics.

“Kyle’s analysis of key operational trends, his insights into that data, and execution on actionable items are all irreplaceable components of our company’s success over the last five-plus years,” said John Schmid, Chief Executive Officer of Propark Mobility. “As we navigated uncertainty amid an unprecedented pandemic, Kyle Hunter was the proverbial rudder that helped guide us through the choppy waters and into calmer seas. His profoundly positive impact on Propark can’t be overstated.”

As Vice President, Corporate Analytics, Kyle reports directly to the President, and is responsible for the overall collection, analysis and process recommendation relative to operational and financial data for the entire company, and evolving those processes to ensure scalable growth continues on its current path.

About Propark Mobility

Propark Mobility is one of the country’s largest privately-owned parking companies, providing full-service parking and mobility services for over 600 hospitality, healthcare, commercial and off-airport locations, in over 100 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit www.propark.com.

Propark Mobility Grows Boston Asset Management Portfolio by Acquiring Pilgrim Parking

March 01, 2022

 

 

Propark Mobility Grows Boston Asset Management Portfolio by Acquiring Pilgrim Parking

 

 

 

Boston, Massachusetts – Propark Mobility announced today that the company has purchased Boston-based Pilgrim Parking, significantly enhancing its footprint in the region.

“Pilgrim Parking is a celebrated and well-known Boston institution,” said Richard DiPietro, Propark’s President. “The acquisition of this longstanding brand is a dramatic statement of growth for Propark in this marketplace, which is one that we have wanted to expand in for many years.”

For 57 years, Pilgrim Parking has been providing services to a variety of businesses in the Greater Boston area. The company currently has over 30 locations, with 250 employees and a fully-staffed administrative office in the City of Boston. As part of the acquisition, 100 percent of employees from Pilgrim’s locations are being retained, along with the company’s branding and existing service ideals.

“Pilgrim Parking has time-honored relationships that we intend on maintaining and growing by carrying out the same exceptional service that our clients have enjoyed for years and, in some cases, decades,” said Mark Braconnier, Pilgrim Parking’s President. “Pilgrim is now powered by Propark’s extensive back-office capabilities and proprietary technology platform, allowing us to provide enhanced value and optimized results for these important partnerships, which is more important than ever in 2022.”

This acquisition comes on the heels of Propark Mobility’s purchase of Houston-based Sovereign Services in January. The addition of Pilgrim Parking marks a 130% growth in market presence for Propark in the City of Boston, resulting in a total portfolio exceeding 50 separate operations in the city.

“Propark is in the midst of exciting growth,” said David Schmid, Propark Chief Investment Officer. “Through the acquisition of Pilgrim Parking, we’re continuing to expand our nationwide portfolio. This is a major focus for us this year, as we’re actively seeking new partnerships and acquisition opportunities with parking companies.”

About Propark Mobility

Propark Mobility is one of the country’s largest privately-owned parking companies, providing full-service parking and mobility services at more than 600 hospitality, healthcare, commercial and off-airport locations, in over 100 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit www.propark.com.

Propark Mobility Extends Texas Presence with Acquisition of Houston-Based Sovereign Services

January 13, 2022

 

Propark Mobility Extends Texas Presence with Acquisition of Houston-Based Sovereign Services

 

 

Houston, Texas – Propark Mobility announced today that the company acquired Sovereign Services, a parking management provider in Houston, Texas.

“Sovereign Services is a phenomenal five-star parking management company. They have led the parking industry in Houston with a guest-first approach that strongly aligns with Propark’s own values. We’re thrilled to welcome them to Propark Mobility and collaborate with their team in Texas,” said David Schmid, Propark’s Chief Investment Officer.

For over 30 years, Sovereign Services has provided premier parking management services for hotels, restaurants, events, and healthcare facilities throughout the Houston area. The renowned company, whose founders will retire this year, will continue as Sovereign Services, but will be “powered by Propark.” With the addition of Propark’s proprietary parking technology and back- office support, Sovereign’s expert team will leverage their industry knowledge and Houston presence to expand the company’s portfolio, adding to more than 90 existing Sovereign and Propark locations.

“Sovereign Services was founded on a simple philosophy: the total commitment to the highest standards of service in the industry. With the power of Propark and its wide-ranging, back-office support, we will continue that Houston tradition and seek growth opportunities in markets throughout Texas. The future is bright, and we look forward to bringing our unique brand of five-star service to industries across the state,” said Chris Rockwell, Sovereign Services’ President.

About Propark Mobility

Propark Mobility is one of the country’s largest privately-owned parking companies, providing full-service parking and mobility services for over 500 hospitality, healthcare, commercial and off-airport locations, in over 75 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit www.propark.com.

Monument Parking Partners With Propark Mobility to Enhance Washington, D.C. Parking

October 05, 2021

 

 

Monument Parking Partners With Propark Mobility to Enhance Washington, D.C. Parking

 

 

 

Washington, D.C. – Monument Parking of Washington, D.C., and Propark Mobility of Hartford, Connecticut, are pleased to announce their new strategic partnership in the Washington-Metropolitan area.

Monument Parking, now recognized as one of the most established parking companies in the D.C. region, was founded by Mr. Sylvan Gershowitz and his cofounder, Mr. Alan Slavin, in 1964. Since Mr. Slavin’s passing, Mr. Gershowitz has ascended to the CEO position, continuing to lead Monument as a pre-eminent parking management company throughout the Washington- Metropolitan area.

Mr. Gershowitz stated, “I am extremely excited about our newly-formed alliance with Propark Mobility, as this will provide Monument with the enhanced ability to further expand extensively throughout the Washington-Metropolitan market.”

An industry leader, Propark Mobility, which was founded in 1984, is one of the country’s largest privately-owned parking companies, with over 600 locations nationwide. Its alliance with the D.C.-based company will significantly enhance Monument’s commitment to providing the highest customer service experience. Monument Parking will maintain its brand and will be “powered” by Propark Mobility’s proprietary parking technology and back-office resources.

John Schmid, CEO of Propark Mobility, said, “We look forward to combining Propark’s technology and resources with Monument’s presence and experience in Washington, D.C., to move the area’s dynamic metro parking and transportation market forward.”

Please forward any inquiries to Monument Parking’s Marc Slavin, at marc@parking.expert or (202) 437-0176.

About Propark Mobility

Propark Mobility is one of the country’s largest privately-owned parking companies, providing full-service parking and mobility services for over 600 hospitality, healthcare, commercial, and off-airport locations, in over 100 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit www.propark.com

About Monument Parking

Founded 65 years ago, Monument Parking is a premiere and well-established parking companies in the Washington, D.C. region. Considered the pre-eminent parking company in the region, the company is known for it’s commitment to quality and excellence in customer service.

Propark Mobility’s Senior Vice President of Mobility Luis Garcia to Lead University, Campus, Municipality, and Stadium Initiatives

March 23, 2021

 

 

Propark Mobility’s Senior Vice President of Mobility Luis Garcia to Lead University, Campus, Municipality, and Stadium Initiatives

 

 

San Francisco, Calif. – Propark Mobility announced today that Luis Garcia, Senior Vice President of Mobility for the company’s mobility sector, will now lead its university, corporate campus, municipality, and stadium divisions.

“For more than a decade, Luis has contributed to Propark’s growth across a variety of verticals on the West Coast,” said Rick DiPietro, President of Propark. “Even amidst one of the most challenging economic times in our country, he has driven growth within the mobility sector, making us confident that, under his leadership, our university, corporate campus, municipality, and stadium divisions will continue to thrive.”

Throughout his tenure at Propark, Garcia has been a leader of the company’s mobility initiatives, previously implementing a suite of mobility programs at Google’s Corporate Headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. In his first year as Senior Vice President of Operations, he has developed Propark’s business model to respond to the changing landscape of the parking industry. Now, Garcia will leverage his mobility expertise and operations experience to further enhance services within Propark’s university, campus, municipality, and stadium divisions.

“Luis has been a valuable Propark team member since day one,” remarked Propark CEO John Schmid. “His vision has been integral to our success in the mobility sector. We look forward to seeing what he will accomplish for Propark in these additional areas.”

Garcia joined Propark as an account manager over 10 years ago, before growing within the company. Prior to his current role, he most recently served as Senior Vice President of Propark’s West Region, where he developed an existing small portfolio of assets to 60 properties.

About Propark Mobility

Propark Mobility is one of the country’s largest privately-owned parking companies, providing full-service parking and mobility services for over 500 hospitality, healthcare, commercial, and off-airport locations, in over 75 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit www.propark.com

Brian Cannon Joins Propark Mobility as Senior Vice President

January 07, 2021

 

 

Brian Cannon Joins Propark Mobility as Senior Vice President

 

 

Hartford, Connecticut – Propark Mobility announced today that Brian Cannon has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Operations.

“Propark is excited to welcome Brian Cannon to our parking family,” said John Schmid, Propark’s Chief Executive Officer. “As a proven leader who brings decades of operational parking experience to our company, Brian has the intrinsic ability to improve the service experience for guests and expand client profitability for our partners.”

Brian brings more than 32 years of hospitality parking management experience to Propark. Previously holding senior business development and senior operation positions, he most recently served at a national parking management company as Executive Vice President of Hospitality.

“Brian is a dynamic leader, whose high level of emotional intelligence helps him to connect on a deeper level with people – from our clients and employees to guests and stakeholders,” explained John Reimers, Propark’s Chief Operating Officer. “In a business that can often times be rigid, Brian’s affable approach to people helps him to build award-winning teams and form meaningful client relationships, resulting in heightened, consistent service delivery for our patrons.”

As Senior Vice President, Operations, Brian will be responsible for overseeing Propark’s portfolio in existing markets, such as Florida, Washington, D.C., Boston, and other regions along the East Coast. Brian will help to enhance the Propark Mobility brand by developing unique programs to meet client needs and providing our customers with the highest quality service experiences in the industry.

About Propark Mobility

Propark Mobility is one of the country’s largest privately-owned parking companies, providing full-service parking and mobility services for over 500 hospitality, healthcare, commercial and off-airport locations, in over 75 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit www.propark.com.

Propark Mobility Adds Jennifer Atkins as Regional Vice President

December 04, 2020

 

 

Propark Mobility Adds Jennifer Atkins as Regional Vice President

 

Denver, Colorado – Propark Mobility announced today that the company has appointed Jennifer Atkins as its new Regional Vice President, Mountain Region.

“Jennifer brings with her both a wealth of expertise in the hospitality vertical and a great deal of high-level management experience to Propark Mobility,” said John Reimers, Propark’s Chief Operating Officer. “We are excited about the growth that Jennifer is going to help propel for Propark in the Mountain Region, which is a region that we are enthusiastically looking to further develop.”

Before joining Propark, Jennifer spent nearly five years as the General Manager of Hilton Denver Inverness, where she was accountable for a $37M operation, drove guest service scores into the top 15% of all Hilton Hotels and Resorts in 2019, and led a team of 8 executives, 40 managers and 375 hourly employees. Prior to that, she served as Area Director, Select Service & Extended Stay Brands for Marriott International.

“Jennifer intuitively understands what it takes to deliver exceptional guest experiences, which will translate perfectly to Propark Mobility’s service delivery model,” shared John Schmid, Propark’s Chief Executive Officer. “Her innate ability to lead high-performing teams, optimize revenue and grow brands in meaningful ways will all be leveraged in a way that will help drive asset appreciation for our clients and value for our stakeholders.”

As Regional Vice President, Jennifer will be responsible for overseeing Propark Mobility’s entire portfolio of operations in the Mountain Region, while creating new and exciting opportunities for both the company and its employees throughout the region. Additionally, she will help to enhance Propark’s brand by providing world-class service to clients and exceptional experiences for guests.

About Propark Mobility

Propark Mobility is one of the country’s largest privately-owned parking companies, providing full-service parking and mobility services for over 500 hospitality, healthcare, commercial and off-airport locations, in over 75 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit www.propark.com.

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