International Parking Institute's CAPP Credential Program Marks 20th Year with Largest Class of Graduates

CAPP is respected worldwide as leading credential for parking professionals

The International Parking Institute (IPI) announced the 2014 graduates of the CAPP parking credential program at the IPI Conference & Expo in Dallas,Texas last week.

The 42 CAPP graduates -- the largest in the program's history -- come from private and public, U.S. and international parking organizations at universities, cities, airports, corporations, technology providers, consultants, and transportation authorities. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the first CAPP graduating class.

Speaking for the CAPP Class of 2014, Scott Fox, CAPP, Director of Transportation Services at the University of Florida, said: "We discovered a remarkable cache of valuable resources, met people with a wealth of critical knowledge and relevant experience -- and realized we were not alone. Now, as we return to our municipalities, airports, hospitals, private operatorships, consultancies and universities, we are better equipped to make a positive difference in the lives of the customers we serve."

CAPP is the parking profession's most well-respected credential. Candidates earn the credential after completing a rigorous program developed by IPI in partnership with the University of Virginia. Candidates may participate in seminars and workshops on such topics as parking design; rehabilitation and maintenance; finance, revenue control and auditing; on- and off-street parking enforcement and adjudication; leadership and management; and media relations.

Recent changes to the program will expand the number of pathways for candidates to earn the credential and the exam is now administered at convenient testing centers located throughout the U.S. and globally. More information may be obtained in the CAPP Candidate Handbook which may be downloaded free here.

Graduates of the 2014 CAPP Program, alphabetically:

Steven Aiello, CAPP -- SP+, San Francisco, California

Kevin Austin, CAPP -- Scheidt & Bachmann USA, Inc., Hayward, California

Bruce Barclay, CAPP -- Salt Lake City Department of Airports, Salt Lake City, Utah

David Bradford, CAPP -- Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Sherry Lynn Carter, CAPP -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, Texas

Brian Chamberlin, CAPP -- University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Adele Clements, CAPP -- Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Thuy Cobb, CAPP -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, Texas

Arian Collen, CAPP -- City of San Jose, San Jose, California

Gabriel Dennis, CAPP -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, Texas

Paul Dillon, CAPP -- Republic Parking System Inc., Lexington, Kentucky

Perry H. Eggleston, MPA, CAPP -- University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

Humberto Escandon, CAPP -- Miami Parking Authority, Miami, Florida

Jamie A. Fish, CAPP -- County of Volusia, Daytona Beach, Florida

Scott Fox, CAPP -- University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Fasil Gessesse, CAPP,  -- ABM Parking Services, Los Angeles, California

Ryan Givens, CAPP -- Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

Mike Harris, CAPP -- University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi

David Heineking, CAPP -- University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Daniel Hofmann, CAPP -- Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina

Debi Holtzclaw, CAPP -- The City of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Thomas Jorgensen, CAPP -- SP+, Denver, Colorado

Michael Koenig, CAPP -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, Texas

Laura Lierz, CAPP -- T2 Systems, Inc., Westminster, Colorado

Jon Martens, CAPP -- Walker Parking Consultants, Indianapolis, Indiana

Hector Miranda, CAPP -- Scheidt & Bachmann USA, Inc., Houston, Texas

Manuel Morales, Jr., CAPP -- Desarralladora LCP, Corp., San Juan, Puerto Rico

Brett Munkel, CAPP -- SP+, Alpharetta, Georgia

Deara Person, CAPP, ABD -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Paul Pirhofer, CAPP -- SP+, Boston, Massachusetts

Anand Rampersad, CAPP -- University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Steve Resnick, CAPP -- SP+, Los Angeles, California

Nancy Smith, CAPP -- University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina

Jeff Sparrow, CAPP -- Scheidt & Bachmann USA, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona

Jason Spoeth, CAPP -- SP+, Atlanta, Georgia

Thomas Szubka, CAPP -- City of Tampa, Tampa, Florida

Vincent Thomas, CAPP -- Parking Authority of Baltimore City, Baltimore, Maryland

Lisa Underwood, MBA, CAPP -- Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Chris Wagner, CAPP -- Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Derrick Williams, CAPP -- City of Houston, Houston, Texas

Seamus Wilmot, MBA, CAPP -- University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California

David Wilson, CAPP -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, Texas

The International Parking Institute is the world's largest association representing parking professionals and the parking industry. www.parking.org.

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Media Contact:
Helen Sullivan
International Parking Institute
703.606.7622 
sullivan@parking.org

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