Speaker Bios

Featured Speakers and Bios

The Parking Industry Expo reaches out to dozens of experts in all areas of the Parking World. These are consultants, vendors, senior parking managers in cities and universities as well as parking operators and parking facility developers. We asked them to participate, we did not simply put out a “call for papers.” It’s much more difficult to develop a program this way, but it means that you will receive the best information from the finest sources available.

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Astrid Ambroziak, Editor, ParkNews.biz and Creative Director, Parking Today

 

Astrid AmbroziakAstrid Ambroziak is the Editor, ParkNews.biz and Creative Director, Parking Today





Moderator - Is Tech Good or is it Too Much?
Tuesday, May 17th, 10:00 AM

George Baker,Sr, Founder & CEO, ParkHub

 

George BakerGeorge Baker Sr. has spent 20+ years serving the parking industry with 13 years of managing parking operations on a national level. Building on this background and the challenges he witnessed on both the operational and consumer side of parking, Baker founded ParkHub to optimize parking operations with innovative, cutting-edge technology. ParkHub works with professional sports teams, premier entertainment venues, universities, and state parks across the United States, and has powered the last six Super Bowls. Baker received National Parking Association 40 under 40 Award in 2016, was a finalist for EY Entrepreneur of the Year and winner of the Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award in 2017, was honored among Dallas Business Journals 40 class of 2018 and Electronic Transaction Association’s 40 under 40 class of 2020, and was NPA’s Innovator of the Year in 2019. Baker currently serves as a board member for International Parking and Mobility’s Alliance for Parking Data Standards. 

Speaker - Thinking Outside the Stripes
Wednesday, May 18th, 8:00 AM

Pol Barneda, General Manager NA, Quercus Technologies

 

Pol Barneda

Global executive with working and living experience in the USA, Latin America, and Europe, with a strong background in country management and sales.  

He has extensive experience across a range of business sectors related to technology, including Telecommunications, Energy, and Manufacturing, where he defined and implemented sales strategies, and led successful teams in changing and challenging environments. 

Currently General Manager of North America in Quercus Technologies, a European leading firm in the field of vehicular access and parking guidance systems, where he has been building up and consolidating a partner's network, and leading a sales and technical service organization.

Speaker - A Tale of Two Airports – LPR and Technology
Tuesday, May 17th , 10:00 AM

Sarah Blouch, President & CEO, CampusParc LP


Blouch SarahSarah Blouch is President & CEO of CampusParc LP, the company that manages and oversees the Long-Term Lease and Parking Concession of The Ohio State University Parking System. Sarah is responsible for establishing a clear vision for the company to minimize risk and optimize value; coordinating the dynamic interests of a diverse stakeholder population; managing public opinion; and taking a proactive role in environmental, social, and governance related activities. She has been working in the parking and transit industry since 1980.  

Speaker - Ok, Most People will Continue to Drive but others Need Choices 
Tuesday, May 17th, 8:00 AM

Drake Burciaga, Founder & CEO, Parkster.ai


Drake Burciaga

Drake Burciaga is the Founder and CEO of Parkster.ai. His company is on a mission to bring instant parking to the world through artificial intelligence. He is currently in his final year at DePaul University studying Economics and Computer Science. 


Panelist - A Panel of Experts – Newbies and Fresh Perspective 
Wednesday, May 18th, 9:00 AM
 

Laura Caillot, General Manager, SURVISION


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Quadrilingual with managerial and organizational skills developed through 16 years of experience in logistics, retail and wholesale companies, Laura Caillot is the General Manager of Survision, one of the world's largest company specialized in License Plate Recognition.

Laura leads Survision operational and marketing activities in the American continent, focusing on the growth of license plate recognition technology in the United States. 

Speaker - A Tale of Two Airports – LPR and Technology
Tuesday, May 17th , 10:00 AM

Cindy Cambell, Senior Training & Development Specialist, International Parking & Mobility Institute


Cindy CampbellCindy Campbell is the Senior Training and Development Specialist for the International Parking and Mobility Institute (IPMI). With over 40 years of professional experience in law enforcement, parking, and transportation services, she brings comprehensive industry knowledge and professional experience to the IPMI training program.  Cindy is also a Past Chairman of the Board of Directors for IPMI.  

Prior to joining the staff at IPMI, Cindy served as Associate Director of University Police for California Polytechnic State University. She is now dedicated to providing staff training, motivation, and skill enhancement through IPMI’s onsite and online training programs. 

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Speaker - Understanding the Impact and Influence of Your Communication Style
Monday, May 16th, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ben Carpenter, Manager of Airport Communications, Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority

 

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Ben Carpenter currently holds the position of Manager of Airport Communications at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Prior to this roll, he served as the Manager of Airport Operations at RNO, overseeing all aspects of the Landside and Airside Departments. Prior to joining RNO, Ben was the Aviation Superintendent of Parking Services at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, overseeing one of the largest parking portfolios in the country. Ben has over 18 years of experience in the Parking Industry, starting his career with SP+ in the San Francisco Bay Area and overseeing many types of parking and transportation locations during this time.

Speaker - A Tale of Two Airports – LPR and Technology
Tuesday, May 17th , 10:00 AM

Barbara Chance, President & CEO (ret.), CHANCE Management Advisors, Inc.


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Barbara has been a leader in the parking industry for over 35 years, focusing on organizational management, performance measurement, and improvement of operations.  Her firm worked across the U.S. and in foreign countries to advance the performance of parking and planning organizations, as well as to raise the understanding of the importance of the parking industry, its members, and its work.  Clients have included universities of all sizes, major hospitals and medical centers, large and small municipalities, and private businesses.
 
She has served in several leadership capacities for the International Parking Institute and its successor, IPMI, as well as Women in Parking.  She taught the Parking Management segment of the CAPP certification for 20 years, and enjoyed helping to increase the professionalism of the parking industry.  She has contributed many presentations to national, regional, and state meetings, as well as writing numerous articles for parking publications.  In 2019, IMPI honored her with its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Speaker -I'll NEVER Park in this Garage Again!
Tuesday, May 17th, 10:00 AM

Aryan Davani, Head of Partnerships and Policy, Automotus


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Aryan Davani is an entrepreneur and business development executive with a passion for building collaborative urban mobility solutions. As Head of Partnerships & Policy for Automotus, Aryan oversees all business development and partnership strategy efforts with cities, airports, commercial fleet operators, technology providers, and industry associations. Prior to Automotus, Aryan founded Joy Mobility to help communities implement shared mobility solutions and reduce their carbon footprint. He also led the urban technology consulting team at Ellis & Associates, acquired by Lacuna Technologies, where he worked closely with the Los Angeles Department of Transportation and other large municipalities.

Panelist - A Panel of Experts – Newbies and Fresh Perspective
Wednesday, May 18th, 9:00 AM

Dale Denda, Research Director, Parking Market Research Co / PMRC


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Dale Denda - Parking Market Research Co/PMRC is uniquely positioned to provide real time construction market intelligence and market analytics, including macro-quantification of the U.S. parking market. Mr. Denda is the author of 'The Numbers' overview in parking, in addition to long-range and short-term studies of parking demand and more.  

He co-founded Parking Market Research Co /PMRC over 25 years ago.

Speaker - We are Parking, Hear us Roar
Monday, May 16th, 10:45 AM

Julie Dixon, Principal Consultant, Dixon Resources Unlimited


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Julie Dixon has over 25 years of parking and transportation management experience, Julie has been directly supporting municipalities throughout the United States.  She has extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with the solicitation, development, deployment, operation, and maintenance of solutions ranging from municipal parking programs to automated enforcement systems.  She has been responsible for establishing policies, defining objectives and delivering on initiatives for municipalities of all sizes, working at all levels within the administration, enforcement and adjudication processes.  In October 2012, Ms. Dixon founded DIXON Resources Unlimited with a goal of directly supporting municipal parking programs. 

Speaker Tell Your Friends Why it Costs to Park Your Car 
Tuesday, May 17th, 9:00 AM

Speaker - The Municipal Parking Perspective
Wednesday, May 18th, 8:00 AM

Graham Dobie, Head of Sales - International, METRIC Group Ltd


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Graham Dobie is the Head of Sales - International - at METRIC Group Ltd

 


Speaker - Love it or Hate it - EVS are Here to Stay
Monday, May 16th, 10:45 AM

Carmen Donnell, Managing Director, North America, PayByPhone USA Inc.

 

Carmen DonnellCarmen brings fifteen years of parking, transportation, and mobility industry experience alongside a keen interest in relationship management. She is a respected sales leader and an active participant in many industry organizations. As such, Carmen prides herself in viewing parking solutions from the client’s perspective. She has the knowledge and background to customize operations to serve any need. Recently promoted to Managing Director of North America for PayByPhone, Carmen is responsible for functional aspects and members of the Commercial team in the US and Canada. This includes Sales, RFP, Marketing, Implementation and Client Success groups. Working closely alongside the Chief Client Officer, Global and other PayByPhone operative departments, Carmen’s top focus is to deliver results that are aligned with PayByPhone’s overall growth strategy and ensuring that the clients are happy, all while creating a team that promotes personal and professional growth and development.

Speaker - Ok, Most People will Continue to Drive but others Need Choices 
Tuesday, May 17th, 8:00 AM

Mike Ezroj, Captain, Seal Beach Police Department


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Captain Mike Ezroj was born and raised in San Diego, CA, where he started his career as a Deputy Sheriff in 1999. He later joined the Seal Beach Police Department in 2005. Since joining Seal Beach, he has served as a Police Officer, Field Training Officer, Corporal, Sergeant, and Captain where he has had a variety of assignments in patrol, field training, SWAT operator, and Serious Traffic Accident Response (STAR) Team supervisor. Captain Mike Ezroj has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). Mike can be found in spare town out and about with his family or out on a long run. 

Panelist - The Municipal Parking Perspective
Wednesday, May 18th, 8:00 AM

Bryan Forward, Ordinance Enforcement Supervisor, City of Oceanside, CA


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Bryan Forward entered the world of parking as a seasonal officer 34 summers ago. He has spent the majority of his career in non-sworn law enforcement at the City of Oceanside CA and also filling multiple roles managing construction projects, regulatory site operation, community housekeeping, and for the last 22 years running the comprehensive municipal parking enforcement program. Notable accomplishments include beating out both JVH and Roamy Valera in parking trivia and being an astute observer of emerging parking technology. Bryan brings a lifelong career worth of institutional knowledge and real-world experience to share with his parking industry peers.

Speaker - The Municipal Parking Perspective
Wednesday, May 18th, 8:00 AM

Joslin Frehner, Airport Program Administrator, Harry Reid International Airport

 

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Joslin Frehner is the  Airport Program Administrator - Landside Operations at Harry Reid International Airport


 

Speaker - A Tale of Two Airports – LPR and Technology
Tuesday, May 17th , 10:00 AM

Mark Frumar General Manager, North America, Spot Parking

 

Mark FrumarMark Frumar is a sales and leadership expert with a passion for data and technology and their application to urban mobility. Hailing from Sydney, Australia, Mark’s background lies in 15 years of enterprise sales – working with customers in a myriad of industries from public sector to logistics and defense. After 10 years’ experience growing Australia’s largest Microsoft partner, Mark helped to lead their expansion into North America until their eventual sale to US tech giant DXC Technology.
 
Since migrating to New York in 2013, Mark was hand-picked to launch Spot Parking’s entry into the US-market and has overseen the development of Spot from a simple curbside digitization startup to a now end-to-end parking management and user guidance solution. Working in partnership with some of the leading Universities in the country, Mark has dedicated himself to guiding these institutions from an antiquated model of parking management to a customer-focused, future ready operation leveraging the latest advancements in technology.
 
A keen entrepreneur, traveler and sport enthusiast, Mark has since visited 36 of the contiguous states and is eager to visit more, learning about the nuances of urban development and how cities are taking steps to enhance mobility in a post-covid world. And if he can visit every NFL stadium in the process, he will have completed one of his bucket-list goals.

Panelist - A Panel of Experts – Newbies and Fresh Perspective 
Wednesday, May 18th, 9:00 AM

Philip Gonshak, Chief of Police, Seal Beach Police Department


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A native of Phoenix, Arizona, Chief Philip L. Gonshak began his law enforcement career at the Tempe, Arizona Police Department in 2000 before joining the Seal Beach Police Department in 2007. Since joining Seal Beach, he has served as a Police Officer, Corporal, Sergeant, and Commander where he has had a variety of assignments in patrol, field training, special investigation, narcotics, and SWAT operator and sniper. Additionally, he served as the West County SWAT Commander prior to his promotion, a regional team which serves the cities of Seal Beach, Cypress, Fountain Valley, Los Alamitos, and Westminster. Chief Gonshak has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, a POST Management Certificate, and a master’s degree in Public Administration, all from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), “Go Beach!” He is a graduate of the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute’s Class #384, the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Point Leadership Program, and the FBI National Academy Class #260. Furthermore, Chief Gonshak currently serves as an adjunct professor teaching public administration courses at both Long Beach City College and his alma mater, CSULB.

Speaker - The Municipal Parking Perspective
Wednesday, May 18th, 8:00 AM

Ginny Griffin,  President, The Parking Network, Inc.


Ginny Griffin

Ginny is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. She began her parking career in 2005 at Western Kentucky University as Operations Manager for Parking & Transportation Services  (PTS).  She relocated to Denton, Texas in 2011 to serve time at the University of North Texas as Associate Director for PTS. In addition to her experience on college campuses, in 2013 Ginny moved to Fort Worth working for SP+ as a Senior Facility Manager. Here she gained experience managing two valet operations, 2 Class A office towers and 2 independent garages in downtown Fort Worth.  Ginny returned home to Nashville in 2019 and began her career at The Parking Network.  She is a member of the Temecula Parking Group.  
Ginny can be reached at:  ginny@tpnconsulting.com

Speaker - They Think We are Icky
Tuesday, May 17th, 9:00 AM

Speaker - Our Industry Veteran - Views from Experience
Tuesday, May 17th 8:00 AM

Michelle Horton, Director, Parking & Transportation Services, University of Nevada, Reno


Michelle Horton

Michelle Horton is a parking professional with over 28 years of experience in the industry.  She is the Director of Parking and Transportation Services at the University of Nevada, Reno where she manages comprehensive parking and transportation programs serving more than 21,000 students with over 8,000 parking spaces; including four, soon to be five, parking structures.  She has experience in planning, operations, technology and sustainability.  She is responsible for establishing policies, defining objectives and delivering on initiatives for the growing campus.

Michelle was instrumental in implementing the Zone Parking System on campus in 1999, which is still in use today.  Her mission is to provide exceptional customer service while also providing safe, reliable, and convenient campus parking services that meet and support the mission of the University and the parking needs of the campus and its surrounding community.

Panelist - Is Tech Good or is it Too Much?
Tuesday, May 17th, 10:00 AM

Keith Hutchings, Director Municipal Parking Department, City of Detroit

 

Keith Hutchings

Keith is a municipal leader focused on solving the challenges of Smart City parking, transportation and data management.  His approach focuses on long-term solutions that create mutual benefits for all parties.  

Using data and private market forces, his efforts ensure effective shared solutions serving all community segments.  Through a series of progressive assignments within the City of Detroit, he understands the fundamentals of operations and the strategies of implementing change at a governmental level.  

Speaker - The Municipal Parking Perspective
Wednesday, May 18th, 8:00 AM

Emily Kwatinetz, Senior Associate Consultant, Dixon Resources Unlimited


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As a Senior Associate Consultant with Dixon Resources Unlimited, Emily Kwatinetz manages Parking Action Plans and coordinates client solutions across North America. She graduated cum laude from UC San Diego with a B.A. in Urban Studies and Planning. Emily specializes in developing municipal parking strategies including demand rate models and policies for permit management. In 2018, she received the NPA “40 Under 40” recognition for her achievements and positive contributions to the parking industry.

Speaker - The Municipal Parking Perspective
Wednesday, May 18th, 8:00 AM

David Lieb, National Director, Walker Consultants


David Lieb

David spent a 25-year career in higher education transportation and parking at Cornell University and CU Boulder, leading innovative parking and transportation demand management (TDM) programs. Now a principal and National Director of Higher Ed Mobility Planning at Walker Consultants, he helps colleges and universities around the country advance their access and mobility for faculty, staff, students, and guests—by enhancing customer service, improving programs and facilities, and increasing operational efficiency.

Speaker - Do you need that new garage?
Tuesday, May 17th, 8:00 AM

Joe McManus Sales Manager, METRIC Group Ltd


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Joe McManus is the Sales Manager at METRIC Group Ltd.

 


Speaker - Love it or Hate it - EVS are Here to Stay
Monday, May 16th, 10:45 AM

Matthew Magno, CEO JAPA, Inc.


Mathew Magno

Mathew Laurence Magno moved to Davis, California from Southern California. He ventured North to study computer science and technology management at the University of California, Davis and proceeded to work on multiple projects relating to parking and augmented reality. Passionate about entrepreneurship and the tech industry, the move to Northern California was a natural fit. He has an amazing background of leadership with titles of member of Sacramento Mayor’s Technology Council and Director of PLASMA. With encouragement from friends and family, Mathew helped co-found Japa, a software company delivering real-time availability and analytics to drivers and parking management. 

Panelist - A Panel of Experts – Newbies and Fresh Perspective
Wednesday, May 18th, 9:00 AM

Hector Miranda, Vice President of Product, Scheidt & Bachmann USA Inc.


Miranda Hector

Hector Miranda has been with Scheidt & Bachmann for 25 years.  He has held different senior positions and currently is the Vice President of Product Management responsible for the design and deployment of S&B solutions in the US market.  In addition, he is also in charge of identifying and developing strategic partnerships and integrations that further enhance the S&B system.  Hector holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Monterrey Institute of Technology and is a 2014 CAPP Graduate.

Speaker - A Tale of Two Airports – LPR and Technology
Tuesday, May 17th, 10:00 AM

Jeff Pinyot, President, ECO Parking Technologies


Jeff Pinyot

Jeff is the President of ECO Parking Technologies (ECO), an IoT Parking Technology company. He is a highly published energy professional. Under his leadership, ECO has developed the world’s first and only integrated and wireless parking guidance system called Falcon Vision. Jeff is a distinguished Lowell Harwood Award winner, founding member of the Green Parking Council, and proud member of the Temecula Think Tank. Jeff resides in Indiana with his wife and four children.

Speaker - We are Parking, Hear us Roar
Monday, May 16th, 10:45 AM

Mo Singh, Business Development Director, ParkEngage


Mo SinghMo serves as Business Development Director for ParkEngage, a leading digital cloud platform in the parking industry. His expertise spans a wide range of industry components including operations, customer service, technology, marketing, and more. He has worked for both operators, as well as parking technology providers where he has gained an extensive understanding of all aspects of the parking experience. Mo has a unique combination of industry experience from the daily “on-the-ground” parking operations across multiple sectors, as well as the development and integration of parking technology. Mo is an active member of the United States Air Force Reserves and serves on the Board of Directors for the Veterans in Parking (VIP’s), a non-profit industry association that helps veterans find careers in the parking industry. He has also contributed numerous articles to industry publications, as well as presented at numerous industry association events.

Panelist - A Panel of Experts – Newbies and Fresh Perspective 
Wednesday, May 18th, 9:00 AM

Brandy Stanley, Parking Services Manager, City of Las Vegas
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Brandy Stanley serves as the parking services manager for the city of Las Vegas. In this role, she oversees all aspects of the city’s parking system including the operation of parking meters, enforcement, collections, off-street facility management and contract negotiations. She is also responsible for technology evaluation and implementation, supporting new development with parking expertise, facilitating parking for special events, recommending policy and setting the direction and mission for how the parking system can best support the city’s economic development goals. Stanley has been with the city of Las Vegas since June 2011, and has gained extensive experience in the parking industry across the country during her 25-year career. She previously held positions as parking manager of the city of Manchester, New Hampshire; regional manager for Standard Parking Corporation in Richmond, Virginia; Miami, Florida and Austin, Texas and has held parking management positions in New Orleans,  Louisiana  and Seattle, Washington. Stanley earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington and an MBA from the University of Texas. She is a member of the International Parking Institute, is a founding board member of Women In Parking and serves on the board of directors for the Southwest Parking & Transportation Association. She develops and makes frequent educational presentations to industry peers at various conferences throughout the country.

Panelist - Is Tech Good or is it Too Much?
Tuesday, May 17th, 10:00 AM

ModeratorA Panel of Experts – Newbies and Fresh Perspective 
Wednesday, May 18th, 9:00 AM
  
Drew Starke, Director of Business Development, Blink Charging
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Drew Starke is an accomplished professional with more than 20 years in the automotive industry and is currently Director of Business Development for Blink Charging. Drew is responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with a focus on the automotive, parking and emerging industries. Prior to Blink, Drew was the Senior Dealer Operations Manager for Nissan North America in Central Florida. In addition to that role, Drew worked in many areas throughout Nissan, including Sales Operations, Regional Marketing, Distribution, and Market Representation. As one of Nissan’s leading dealer operations managers, Drew was actively involved in the launch of the Nissan Leaf in the Southeast United States. 
 
Throughout Drew’s corporate life he has been actively involved in his respective communities. Drew is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida; member of the Board of Trustees of the Central Florida Urban League; a member of the Orlando Leadership Council of the United Negro College Fund; and member of the Board of Directors of Orlando Serve. Drew is also a member of Leadership Orlando Class 100. Born in New York City and raised in suburban Washington, D.C., Drew is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. 

Panelist - Love it or Hate it - EVS are Here to Stay
Monday, May 16th, 10:45 AM
  
Todd Tucker, Senior Vice President, Flash / Arrive Mobiilty


Todd Tucker

Todd Tucker is a Senior Vice President with Flash and Arrive Mobility and has been with the company for 6 years. He oversees B2B partner relationships and market development for the company, and is tasked with ensuring strong partnerships, a healthy network of spaces and advising the company on industry specific matters. He also oversees Arrive’s legal department. Todd’s career in parking & transportation began in the late 90’s, where he began working his way up through the industry in various leadership roles with several major parking firms over two decades. Over his career, Todd has managed every conceivable type of parking & transportation operation to include hotels, class A office and mixed-use facilities, retail, airport, municipal, on and off-street operations, shuttles and more. Today, Todd’s passion is the subject of innovation and disruption in the transportation sector. 

Todd’s education includes a Bachelor of Arts from Marshall University in WV, a Master’s degree in Business Administration with high honors from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, MI, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Detroit-Mercy, where he graduated second in his law school class, and a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) with a focus on Innovation at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA in 2020. Todd has maintained licensure as an attorney since 2007. In parking, Todd maintains both the Certified Parking Professional (CPP) designation with the National Parking Association and the Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) credential with the International Parking & Mobility Institute. Todd is a founding member of the Veterans in Parking charitable organization.   

Todd is also a veteran, having served with the United States Marine Corps 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, during ground combat operations in Desert Storm and Desert Shield. 

Speaker - We are Parking, Hear us Roar
Monday, May 16th, 10:45 AM
 
Kevin Uhlenhaker, Division Vice President, FLASH
 
 
 
 
Allison von Ebers, Associate Consultant, Dixon Resources Unlimited


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Allison von Ebers is an Associate Consultant with expertise in municipal parking operations. Allison provides project management through stakeholder outreach, data collection and reviews, and operational assessments. Her experience working with complex parking systems offers the ability to assist cities in creating and implementing effective and maintainable parking operations.

Speaker - The Municipal Parking Perspective
Wednesday, May 18th, 8:00 AM

John Van Horn, Founder and Editor, Parking Today Media
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John Van Horn founded Parking Today Magazine in 1996 after two decades managing the sales of parking revenue control equipment for a major US manufacturer. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, was a member of the US Army during the Vietnam Era, and has published a small country newspaper in Southern California. He has spoken before Parking Audiences in China, the Philippines, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Canada, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Germany, France, Spain, and the UK. His travels in the US have taken him before groups in 20 states. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Robyn, and dog, Gigi. Parking Today Magazine is a part of Parking Today Media, the largest media group in the worldwide parking industry.

Speaker - The Big Debate
Wednesday, May 18th, 9:00 AM
  
Clyde Wilson, Owner, The Parking Network, Inc.


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Clyde has 42 years’ experience in the parking industry. He began his career as a commercial parking operator with Central Parking at their corporate offices in Nashville, TN. In 1997 Clyde founded The Parking Network, a consulting firm that has focused on improving the implementation of parking and revenue collection. TPN started as a full-service parking financial and operations audit company. In 2000 and 2004 TPN created the first two Parking Tax discovery programs. In 2007 Clyde developed Focus Point Parking. Focus Point was the first company in the country designed to be managed from a central command center, removing as many people as possible from the daily jobs that were becoming obsolete. In 2015 Clyde launched his next creation, Flow Thru Technologies. Flow Thru was the first PARC system to remove the parking ticket and ticket dispenser and use the customers phone number as the transaction number. Flow Thru was also the first company to use two methods of identification for both monthly and daily parkers by combining the customers phone # and License Plate. Clyde is a member of the Temecula Parking Group. 

Speaker - Our Industry Veteran - Views from Experience
Tuesday, May 17th, 8:00 AM

Speaker - The Big Debate
Wednesday, May 18th, 9:00 AM

Adam Woolway, Head of EV, Parkopedia


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Adam leads Parkopedia’s EV products globally, covering charging data, payments and partnerships for the new Park and Charge product. Previously, as the co-founder of Plugsurfing, Adam empowered EV drivers to find and pay for charging across Europe, and most recently, as the CEO of Alluto, Adam redefined automotive operating systems and in-car entertainment. As an EV industry veteran, Adam is a leader in digital mobility solutions and a passionate advocate of electrification to greatly improve the lives of the next generation.

Speaker - Love it or Hate it - EVS are Here to Stay
Monday, May 16th, 10:45 AM

Chris Yigit, Technology Partnership Manager, AutoVu, Genetec


Chris YigitChris Yigit is the Technology Partnership Manager for AutoVu™, the automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) solution from Genetec™, overseeing strategic technology partnerships, integrations, and alliances. Chris joined the company in April 2010 and has been instrumental in growing the AutoVu product line ever since.  

Chris began his career as an application engineer at Loctite Canada and then at Matrox Video Products where he held various managerial positions spanning over 10 years. Chris holds a Bachelor of Engineering from McGill University in Quebec, Canada.  

Speaker - How Frictionless Parking Improves the Customer Experience
Wednesday, May 18th, 9:00 AM

Paul Young, Vice President of Sales, JuiceBar

 

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Electrifier of Transportation, EV Grid Infrastructure Builder, EV REVolutionary , Com-mercial Property Ownership and Management Consultant, Professional Speaker, Cre-ative Thinker, Project Manager, Luthier and Servant Leader.

Thanks in part to excel-lent communications skills sharpened as a Senior Leader of passionate speakers and leadership trainees in the Toastmasters International Organization. I am able to ac-tively coach, mentor and lead teams on the way toward a cleaner transportation fu-ture on Earth for our children’s, children’s, children.I am passionate about the future of my family, community and planet.Specialties: Electric Vehicle Industry, Clean Tech Start Ups, Building and Managing on site solution teams in the Legal, Health Care, Pharma, Financial, Gaming, Insurance and Utility Industries, Customer Communications, Consensus Building, New Account Implementation, Hiring the Right Candidate, Change Management, Servant Leader-ship.

Panelist - Love it or Hate it - EVS are Here to Stay
Monday, May 16th, 10:45 AM

Elizabeth Zealand, CEO, Spot Parking.

 

Elizabeth ZealandElizabeth demonstrates a unique combination of skills and experience from both the private and public sector. As former Deputy Secretary of Transport in NSW, Elizabeth led transformative transport and mobility initiatives such as cashless ticketing.

Elizabeth’s love of transport and mobile technology led her to co-found the code the curb startup SPOT, with offices in Sydney, LA and Denver, helping cities, universities and all parking asset owners digitize their curbs for improved mobility outcomes.

Speaker - Ok, Most People will Continue to Drive but others Need Choices 
Tuesday, May 17th, 8:00 AM

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