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NPA Honors Parking Industry’s Most Influential Young Professionals

On August 18, 2016, The National Parking Association (NPA) announced its 2016 40 Under 40 class of young professionals and up-and-coming leaders in the parking industry. This is the second annual class of inductees. A number of the 40 Under 40 chosen individuals will be inducted into the awards program at the NPA 2016 Convention & Exposition on September 20, 2016 in Atlanta, GA. The active members of Women In Parking represented in the 40 Under 40 list include the following:

  • Amanda Cuddy LAZ Parking
  • Brenda Garcia LAZ Parking

  • Kimberly Baxter Towne Park

  • Trevyr Meade Green Business Certification Inc.
Andreas Jansson Cale America Inc.

  • Kathleen Laney Laney Solutions

  • Jennifer Rentz Complus Data Innovations, Inc

  • Bob Youakim Passport

  • Lisa Royer Premier Parking of Tennessee, LLC
Diego Torres-Palma Smarking Inc.

“NPA is extremely proud to recognize the impact of the parking industry’s best and brightest young professionals, and to also foster leadership development that will continue the industry’s innovation and growth,” said NPA President Christine Banning, MA, CAE. “The parking industry is undergoing dramatic change, especially in the area of technology, and young professionals are the forefront of this revolution. These 40 individuals represent major facets of the parking industry, and we are pleased to give them a platform to stand up and be counted.” For the full list of parking professionals recognized in the Top 40 Under 40 class or to learn more about the 40 Under 40 program, visit

About NPA: The National Parking Association is the nation’s leading parking trade group advancing the interests of the private and public sector in parking technology, sustainable mobility, certification, advocacy, research and education. Founded in 1951, NPA has more than 3,800 members and represents all facets of the parking industry.