Member Testimonials

HERE’S WHAT MEMBERS SAY:

 

“I have benefited personally from IPI’s steady advocacy for the parking profession, but more importantly, I have made lifelong connections with friends who understand the parking world and help me solve problems.”

Maria Irshad
Assistant Director
City of Houston Parking Management Division

 

j_nolan“IPI gives you the education to be a leader, the insight to be successful, and the connectivity with industry experts that will make you better than you could ever imagine.”

John W. Nolan, MS, CAPP
Managing Director of Transportation and the Campus Service Center
Harvard University

 

Lancaster“IPI has been a lifeline to me in countless situations where sharing what I learned from other members helped support my efforts to initiate new systems. When my employer had to cut travel expenses, I paid my own way to the IPI Conference & Expo.”

Lynne Lancaster, CAPP
Operations Manager
Department of Public Works-General Services
City of Richmond, Va.

d_hoffman“IPI continuously pushes the industry to the next steps by keeping us poised for the future. It educates us in cutting edge concepts, anticipating and preparing us for trending developments, helping us assert a positive influence and then bringing us all into an environment where we help and support one another and celebrate together when we thrive.”

Debbie Hoffmann, CAPP
Associate Director, Transportation Services
Texas A&M University

b_shaw“IPI has provided a forum for me and my team to learn from and share with my peers at other universities across the country. I always look forward to the university roundtable at the annual Conference to catch up with old friends and make new ones.”

Brian D. Shaw, CAPP
Executive Director, Department of Parking & Transportation Services
Stanford University

 

v_hill“Our university’s leaders recognize the value of IPI’s CAPP credential and the importance of professional development. CAPP became part of my position’s preferred qualifications and resulted in my promotion from manager to director upon certification.”

Victor A. Hill, MPA, CAPP
Director of Parking and Transportation Services
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

 

Cudney“IPI has done a wonderful job in its push to communicate that Parking Matters®.”

Gary Cudney, PE
President and CEO
Carl Walker, Inc.

 

 

Corry“IPI offers the best-in-class training and professional development I need for my staff and me to become more effective in what we do.”

Allen Corry, CAPP
Asst VP, Revenue Mgmt Division
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

 

Lyons“At a recent IPI conference, I learned about a new technology that requires no investment, little planning, and serves my customers before they even arrive at my facility. IPI continually re-energizes and inspires me!”

Mark Lyons, CAPP
Parking General Manager
City of Sarasota, Fla.

 

Hill“Joining IPI is one of the important ways you and your employees can enhance their knowledge and professionalism, while also contributing to work-life satisfaction.”

David Hill, CAPP
CEO
Clayton-Hill Associates

 

Solesbee2“Fellow IPI members are always willing to share their time, talent, and lessons learned. In fact, odds are good that you’ll find at least one person who has already tackled that tricky issue to which you can’t find an answer!”

Vanessa Solesbee
Practice Builder
Kimley-Horn and Associates

 

Decker“Being a member of IPI helps us perform at the highest level of professionalism.”

Rick Decker, CAPP
Manager, Parking Operations
Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport

 

 

“IPI is the leading organization that really provides all the education needed for the parking industry to move forward.”

Roamy Valera, CAPP
Sr. Vice President
SP+

 

Smith“I was desperate to network, discover best practices, and implement new strategies to make our city better. What I’d heard through the grapevine was true. IPI is the way to tap into the friendliest, most knowledgeable, and helpful group of people in parking.”

Tiffany Smith
Director, Parking Authority of River City, Inc.
Louisville, Ky.

 

“IPI is the only association where I can connect with top level members of parking organizations and the companies that service the industry at the same time. The environment created by IPI is the best I have ever experienced in regards to mixing vendors and attendees together at a conference, then giving them a platform to interact freely.”

Mike Weiler
Director of Sales
Rydin

 

j_jones“From supervisor in 2008 at a small Institution to director at my alma mater by 2014. Can’t tell me IPI doesn’t pay off! The knowledge, expertise, and passion that is exhibited within IPI is refreshing and provides an educational platform for many levels within parking and beyond.”

Jason M. Jones
Director, Parking & Mass Transit Services
University at Albany

 

Mabry“In this fast-paced, constantly-evolving industry, IPI keeps me up to date on the latest technology and parking solutions.”

Mary Mabry, CAPP
Product Manager-Parking Solutions
Cardinal Tracking, Inc.

 

“IPI is an excellent way to connect with colleagues and learn more about what goes into parking beyond the street and garage walls.”

Jonathan Wicks, CAPP
Consultant
Walker Consultants

 

 

Cummings“I pay my way and take vacation time to attend the IPI Conference & Expo because of the invaluable networking and professional development opportunities.”

Vanessa R. Cummings, CAPP
Parking Supervisor
Columbus State Community College
Columbus, Ohio

 

jc_porter“Working at the largest university in the country in terms of enrollment can bring challenges. IPI serves as an invaluable resource for me in networking and professional development and provides me opportunities to collaborate with other universities on best practices for campus bike, shuttle, and parking programs.”

JC Porter, CAPP
Assistant Director, Commuter Services
Parking & Transit Services
Arizona State University

Brown
“IPI is a way to build your career while making lifelong friends.”

Wanda Brown
Assistant Manager, Parking and Transportation Services
UC Davis Health System

 

Goloschokin“These people—all of them help each other. It’s probably the most collegial environment I’ve ever experienced.”

Irena Goloschokin
Former Chief Strategy Officer
T2 Systems

 

 

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