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  • Citizens Insider: Justin Dahlgren

    Posted on Aug 07, 2018

    Happy work anniversary to Regional Manager Justin Dahlgren! This month, Justin has officially been with AmeriPark for 18 years. Over this time, Justin has moved up in ranks from a valet attendant when he was in college, to self-parking management in 2009, to his current position of Regional Manager. If you were to ask Justin about his favorite aspect of working at AmeriPark, he’d answer the opportunity for growth, which is aptly demonstrated by his career path. Justin candidly says that, as a college student seeking part-time employment, he had no intentions of establishing a career in the par...

  • Citizens Insider: Stephanie Reynolds

    Posted on Jul 31, 2018

    Stephanie Reynolds, our “gem,” has been a Lanier employee for over a decade. She began her career with Lanier as a cashier at the James Center in Richmond, Virginia and later transferred to her current position at Riverfront Plaza. When asked about her favorite aspect of being a Lanier employee, Stephanie will tell you plain and simple—it’s the people. She loves meeting new people each and every day, and greeting other employees as they arrive every morning. According to her manager, Carolyn Yancey, everyone that interacts with Stephanie feels the same way about her, “If Stephanie is out for a...

  • Being on the Bleeding Edge without Bleeding Out

    Posted on Jul 24, 2018

    Being on the Bleeding Edge without Bleeding Out: Properly Preparing your Parking Asset for the Future By: Cody Shealy, Vice President - Strategic Initiatives For years, the parking and transportation industry remained relatively unchanged with what was usually small and gradual technology improvements. Fast forward to today: the transportation ecosystem around us is evolving more quickly than many can keep up. Uber and Lyft vehicles are crawling all over metropolitan areas, shifting the demand model of parking. Peer-to-Peer bike and scooter rentals are popping up literally overnigh...

  • Driving Success: Desert Hills Premium Outlets

    Posted on Jul 19, 2018

    We are excited to announce that AmeriPark won the parking management contract at Desert Hills Premium Outlets in Cabazon, California. Our Southern California team leveraged their vast retail expertise and experience in the market to help secure this win! Surrounded by area attractions such as spas, golf courses, and outdoor adventure venues, Desert Hills Premium Outlets is home to the largest collection of luxury outlets in California. We are thrilled to extend our partnership with Simon Properties at this esteemed location!

  • The Little Things in Parking

    Posted on Jul 11, 2018

    The Little Things in Parking By: Steven Taff, Region Vice President Why do Roger Federer, Tiger Woods, Tom Brady, and Serena Williams dominate their sports and their opponents? Is it raw talent? Is it will? Of course, some of it is. But from Tom Brady's meticulous diet to Roger Federer's 12 hours of sleep per night, there's no denying that a key component of the success of these iconic athletes is their attention to the little things. Diet, sleep, hydration, recovery, even posture--they focus on every little detail in their practice and preparation. In the words of the late John Wooden, ...

  • Driving Success: City of Newport Beach, CA

    Posted on Jul 10, 2018

    Building on our excellent reputation and rapidly expanding footprint in public-sector parking, including operating under multiple Citizens Parking brands, AmeriPark was recently awarded the contract for parking management & enforcement services for the City of Newport Beach, CA.  In awarding this coveted contract to AmeriPark, the City’s goals included the enforcement of parking regulations in compliance with its municipal code, providing the highest level of customer service and experience to the public, ensuring overall management, maintenance and collections of its parking meters and pay st...

  • Bobby Ralston is Regional Vice President

    Posted on Jun 29, 2018

    Congratulations to Bobby Ralston on his promotion to Regional Vice President!   Bobby joined the AmeriPark team in 2010 as a Valet Attendant. Over the years, Bobby rose through the ranks with titles and responsibilities of increasing capacities, leading to his current position of Regional Vice President. In this role, Bobby oversees AmeriPark operations in Tennessee, Mississippi, Missouri, Texas, and Georgia—totaling more than 70 locations.   Bobby’s experience in various facets of the parking industry lends him valuable skills in both operations and management. We look forward to ...

  • Driving Success: Oakbrook Center

    Posted on Jun 28, 2018

    AmeriPark is thrilled to announce that we won the parking operations contract at Oakbrook Center in Chicago, Illinois—another magnificent GGP property added to our retail portfolio!  Oakbrook Center has an exclusive restaurant area that will benefit greatly from our expertise in parking management strategies. Through an extensive RFP process, it was determined that AmeriPark, with the expertise of Bobby Ralston and his team, would be crucial in implementing a successful parking program that addresses the specific operational needs of the Oakbrook Center operation.  With this win, A...

  • Driving Success: Hyatt Regency Midtown Atlanta

    Posted on Jun 27, 2018

    AmeriPark recently won the parking contract at the Hyatt Regency Midtown in Atlanta, Georgia. We are excited to commence operations later this month, adding Hyatt Regency Midtown to our expansive portfolio in Atlanta and across the country.  This award was the result of our cross-brand relationships, as our sister brand, Lanier Parking, manages the garage attached to the hotel. Hats off to our Atlanta operations team led by Travis Larrison, Senior Vice President, and Mike Wingert, Regional Manager, for their preparedness for a successful transition.  Hyatt Regency Midtown is a wond...

  • Driving Success: Westfield - The Village

    Posted on Jun 25, 2018

    We are excited to announce that we won the parking management and trolley services contract at Westfield – The Village in Canoga Park, California. Our Los Angeles team leveraged their vast retail expertise and experience in the market to help secure this amazing win.  Located in the heart of LA’s San Fernando Valley, The Village has 76 retail stores, 29 restaurants, and 3,100 parking spaces. The center is a true power-shopping destination, providing distinct experiences to all patrons and visitors. AmeriPark is thrilled to expand its partnership with Westfield at this prestigious locatio...