Parkmobile, LLC is the leading provider for on-demand and prepaid mobile payments for on- and off-street parking. Their services have been adopted in more than 2,000 locations, including 35 of the top 100 cities in the U.S. by millions of registered users. Parkmobile’s services include on-street parking, off-street parking deck, airport and event reservations, and municipal parking permit solutions.
Our Leadership Team
Nico du Plessis
Maarten van der Putten
Our Leadership Team
Jon is a seasoned executive with consistent track record of driving growth and innovation in software and technology enabled service businesses. Prior to Parkmobile, Jon served as Managing Director, International, for Ceridian HCM, a leading global provider of human capital management software and services. While at Ceridian, he additionally served as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Product and Innovation Officer. Prior to Ceridian, Jon served as Sr. Vice President, Strategic Planning and Enterprise Development at Elavon, a leading global payments technology company, and held executive positions in a number of bay area technology and software companies. Jon started his career in investment banking, covering the business services, technology, and consumer products industries. He currently serves as a director on the boards of Roadie, Inc. and Payscape. Jon received his A.B. from Princeton University and J.D. from the Emory School of Law. He lives in Atlanta with wife, five children and three dogs.
Brent has served as the Executive Vice President of Sales and Account Management at Parkmobile since 2009. Prior to working at Parkmobile, Mr. Paxton spent seven years as Chief Financial Officer for AmeriPark, a national parking company, and as principal for Strategic Parking Advisors, a parking advisory services firm for real estate development groups. While at AmeriPark, he focused on technology innovations for the parking industry. Brent had previously served as the Chief Financial Officer for Clemens Construction Company following ten years in the real estate industry. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in history and business administration from Bob Jones University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Furman University.
Alison has more than 18 years experience as an Administrative Executive. Prior to joining Parkmobile, Alison spent 2 years as VP of Administration for NextLevel Strategies and over 13 years with BCD Travel as Executive Assistant/Director to the Chairman, CEO and Board of Directors.
Alison earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She also served as a board member for Atlanta’s Table (Atlanta Community Food Bank) for ten years.
Hank joined Parkmobile in 2013 after holding the position of Senior Manager Fund Controller with Morgan Stanley/State Street where he oversaw fund and investor reporting for two international real estate funds. Prior to this position, Hank was an assistant controller with Cousins Properties, Inc., an Atlanta based commercial real estate firm. Hank is a CPA licensed in Georgia and spent four years in public accounting following seven years in commercial real estate development and property management. Hank obtained his bachelor’s degree in history with an Asian & African Language Studies Certificate from Duke University and his MBA with a concentration in accounting from Georgia State University.
Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in Software Engineering and Executive Management most recently as CTO for Cardlytics, the leader in Transaction Based Marketing. He began his technology career as a Research Developer with IBM in 1988, progressing to the role of Senior Architect working on government and corporate projects in the USA, New Zealand and the UK. Andrew left IBM to join promising start-up WebMD. Andrew was WebMD’s Technical Director responsible for managing the development of the flagship consumer page content management and news syndication.
On a personal level he lives in Buckhead and is married to his beloved wife of 15 years and has 2 wonderful children.
Nico du Plessis
Nico is an accomplished executive with a proven track record in mobile, online and traditional marketing, eCommerce, omnichannel retail, and digital strategy. He joined Parkmobile from FitForCommerce, a leader in driving growth and innovation through Mobile, eCommerce & Omnichannel Retail. Nico was previously VP of eCommerce, Mobile & Marketing at Purchasing Power, a Top 120 Internet Retailer, and led Mobile at The Weather Channel. Under his leadership, The Weather Channel Mobile exceeded over 100 Million app downloads and ranked among the top five most downloaded apps in the Apple App Store. Nico led Mobile and Internet Marketing Stragey at Victoria’s Secret, where he launched the first mobile optimized site and smartphone apps for the company. At A.T. Kearney, Nico led Marketing, Bidding & Legacy Plans for Mega-Sporting Events worldwide, including the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the Rugby World Cup, and New York City’s 2012 Olympic bidding efforts. He previously served on the North American Board of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) and led the MMA’s Mobile Video Committee.
Nico has always been passionate about building businesses, and in his early career, he was voted as one of the Top Five Entrepreneurs in South Africa. He obtained his MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and was leading global engagements with A.T Kearney Management Consulting and Deloitte in Chicago. Since moving to Atlanta, Nico has been very involved in the local community and recently launched Youth Rugby for Elementary Schools in the northern suburbs. He lives in Johns Creek with his wife and three kids.
Barry has been working in the field of software engineering since 1992. He has worked his way up from junior developer to senior lead developer, architect and is now managing multiple software teams. He has extensive experience in building software in multiple languages including C++, visual basic, C#, as well as web languages HTML, CSS and AngularJS. Barry started his career building client server applications using TCP/IP to communicate to servers but in early 2000 transition to developing web applications and web services. He is very experienced with building SOAP services but in recent years and shifted focus to REST services. Barry’s experience spans multiple industries including insurance, telecommunications, manufacturing, accounting financial and e-commerce. Over the years Barry has developed himself to be a very versatile engineer expanding his skills to include software architecture, database administration, data warehouse and IT administration. Barry has managerial experience leading multiple teams including onshore, near shore and off shore resources using Agile/Lean software development practices. Barry has developed processes to encourage greater quality of software from his teams while still promoting a since of camaraderie. When not working, Barry likes to helps coach his son’s sports teams and cheer on his favorite professional soccer team (LFC). Go Reds!
Ajit Pol is the Vice President of Parkmobile’s Technology Projects, heading the Program Management Office and driving various delivery initiatives. Ajit has over 20 years of leadership experience in the entire value chain of IT and services industry, strong technical knowhow and business acumen to lead the organizations for developing projects methodology, strategic roadmap, implementation plan, and successful execution of complex projects. Prior to working at Parkmobile, Ajit served as a Chief of Staff for IT Infrastructure division and led HR Outsourcing programs at ACS, which got acquired later by Xerox. Before ACS, Ajit was the Director of Technology at American Express, establishing various key processes on a unified platform. Ajit’s core strengths are leadership and mentoring, business analysis, technical architecture & design, software development, QA, project management, Sales & Marketing, and Delivery background from his previous careers all over North America, Europe and Asia. Ajit received his engineering degree in Electronics and has MBA education in Human Resource Development. Besides the exciting initiatives at Parkmobile, Ajit enjoys hiking and bike riding with his wife and two sons.
Bob is currently the Vice President of Product here at Parkmobile, LLC. Prior to joining Parkmobile, Bob spent 3 years at SP+ in various technology and product positions and 2 years at AON in their human resources solutions and outsourcing division as a consultant. Bob earned a double bachelor’s degree in business and management information systems and later completed his MBA with a focus in technology ventures. All of which were completed at the University of Central Florida.
Tina joined the Parkmobile team in its inception in 2010, focusing on the company’s integrated marketing strategy and branding campaign. Before joining our team, Tina gained extensive experience in a variety of sales and marketing positions for commercial real estate firms spanning over 12 years. Tina lives and breaths all things marketing, she uses her expertise from design collateral, working with clients and vendors, and managing personnel, to creating unique and creativity marketing campaigns and seeing them through execution. Tina holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Tennessee Knoxville.
Maarten van der Putten
Maarten is our Director of Business Development and joined us from Merrill Lynch in 2015. Prior to his tenure with Merrill Lynch, Maarten served as an analyst at Westplan Investors, a Dutch/American commercial real-estate firm. Originally from the Netherlands but having grown up around the world including Southeast Asia, the Horn of Africa and Western Europe, Maarten is a true global citizen. He graduated Cum Laude from Nyenrode Business School in Amsterdam with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and a Minor in Entrepreneurial Finance. Outside of Parkmobile Maarten serves as a board member for the Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce, enjoys competitive sailing and the occasional round of golf.