Company Profile

The Park America Way

Unmatched Attention to Detail & Personalized Customer Service

Park America is a mid‐sized parking management company that operates with unmatched attention to detail and personalized customer service.

Whether your needs are for multi‐deck garages, surface lots or valet parking, whether metered or automated, we have the expertise to ensure success. Park America focuses on innovative methods to increase productivity and revenue as well as to improve the appearance of the facility. In order to maximize returns, each location receives an in‐depth analysis of its strengths and weaknesses to allow us to develop a strategic plan that addresses all areas of concern as well as potential improvements.

Park America trains our employees to be professionals, courteous and eager to assist. Park America facilities are well maintained with emphasis on cleanliness, lighting and proper signage thus fostering a superior customer experience. Our management team takes an active role in customer service and is readily available to address issues or answer questions should the need arise. As one client put it, “I called his cell phone number on a Sunday morning and he actually answered it!”

Our Team

Jay S. Weitzman

President & Founder
Since founding the Company with one garage in 1964, Jay Weitzman has helped grow Park America to over 200 parking operations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia and Florida. A respected leader in the parking industry, Mr. Weitzman’s scope of expertise covers parking consulting, parking development, as well as the ownership, leasing and management of garages, parking lots and metered systems. Mr. Weitzman holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is also a graduate of Seton Hall Preparatory High School in South Orange, New Jersey. Mr. Weitzman strongly believes in giving back to the community, and is active in many civic and charitable organizations in the Philadelphia area, including the Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education Foundation, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and the Main Line Center of the Arts.

Les Weitzman

Vice President, Secretary & Treasurer
Les Weitzman, Park America’s Vice-President and Secretary, joined the Company after graduating from Franklin Pierce University in 1968. An expert in all financial aspects of the parking industry, he has contributed to every level of the Company’s growth. 
Mr. Weitzman oversees Park America’s New Jersey parking locations and has supervised the modernization of these locations from slot box payment systems to automated pay station technology. His experience with internal operations, auditing, accounting, financial reporting and parking equipment has proved him an invaluable asset to Park America.

Brian Lipkin

Executive Vice President
A Temple University graduate, Brian Lipkin joined Park America in 1989 as Vice President of Operations. Mr. Lipkin oversees Park America’s Mid-Atlantic company-managed parking facilities. Mr. Lipkin also plays an instrumental role in business development and new property acquisition, including Park America’s growth into new markets and cities. With a strong understanding of parking operations management, Mr. Lipkin consults with property owners and managers on capital improvement projects, facility design, marketing and sales, parking equipment, budget planning, and cash control and auditing systems. He also provides training and support for managers and supervisors on parking systems and is responsible for the hiring, promoting and performance reviews of the Company’s valued employees.

Ned Edwards

Vice President, Park America, Inc.
Ned Edwards joined Park America in 2009 with a focus on the Company’s high service hospitality accounts, location management and account acquisition. Prior to joining Park America, Mr. Edwards had worked for luxury sporting club real estate developers; Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management Group, New York and San Francisco; and was a partner at the executive search firm of Ingram & Aydelotte, New York. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania, Ned competed on the world professional squash tour and was one of the top professional squash players in the world and captain of the U.S. Squash Team. He also received an Executive Master’s Degree in Public Health from Columbia University. Ned is also very active in the American Diabetes Foundation.

Marc Weitzman

Vice President & General Counsel
Marc Weitzman joined Park America in 2013 as Vice President and General Counsel. 
As Park America’s chief legal officer, Mr. Weitzman is responsible for all aspects of Park America’s legal affairs, including the structuring and negotiation of the Company’s leasing and management transactions. In addition, Mr. Weitzman oversees the Company’s license and permit compliance program and supervises the work of outside counsel in all areas, including insurance, litigation, and labor and employment matters. Prior to joining Park America, he was an attorney in the commercial litigation department at Blank Rome LLP. Mr. Weitzman graduated from Northwestern University and earned his law degree at Villanova University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude and was a member of the Villanova Sports & Entertainment Law Journal.

Betsy Touhill

Betsy Touhill joined Park America in 2000. With an extensive financial management background, Ms. Touhill is responsible for Park America’s entire accounting, tax and financial reporting functions. She is also responsible for reviewing all client facility daily and monthly P & L reporting. Additionally, Ms. Touhill successfully developed and implemented site auditing procedures and controls.

Kim Stewart

Assistant Controller
Before joining Park America as a bookkeeper in 2000, Kim Stewart studied accounting at Delaware State University and worked in the banking industry. Over her years at the Company, Ms. Stewart’s bookkeeping responsibilities grew from overseeing three garages, to managing one of Park America’s largest Philadelphia area garages, to becoming Assistant Controller at the Company’s main office in 2005. Versatile in all aspects of the company, Kim’s responsibilities cover a wide range of various roles.

Elliott Parker

Human Resources Manager/Accounts Payable Manager
Elliott Parker joined Park America in 2000. His responsibilities include all aspects of bi-weekly, quarterly and annual payroll processing along with managing accounts payable for all of the Company’s locations. In addition, Mr. Parker continues to help improve Park America through his involvement in organization development, talent selection, retention, and performance management. Mr. Parker, a graduate of Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, holds a degree in Business Marketing and International Business.

Nicholas Leone

Executive Vice President, Palm Beach Parking and Valet, West Palm Beach, Florida
Nicholas Leone joined Park America in 1998 with extensive experience in hotel management and operations. As Executive Vice President of Park America’s Florida operations, Palm Beach Parking and Valet, Fred Furtado Valet and Atlantic Valet, he is responsible for daily location management and budgeting as well as the hiring and training of our valued employees. Mr. Leone plays an instrumental role in Park America and its subsidiaries’ growth and expansion in the Florida market.

Yuri Forbin

Vice President & Director of Operations, Washington D.C. and Virginia
Yuri Forbin joined Park America in 2006 as the Company’s Director of Operations for its Washington, D.C. locations. Mr. Forbin’s responsibilities include daily location operations along with the training, supervision, and hiring of the Company’s valued Washington D.C. employees. Upon the establishment of administrative office procedures, customer service standards, facility maintenance program and the implementation of various marketing strategies, Mr. Forbin significantly increased gross revenues for the Company’s Washington, D.C. locations. Fluent in English, Spanish and French, Mr. Forbin is a valued member of the Park America team. Mr. Forbin is a graduate of Northern Virginia Community College and Member of the Honors Society of Scholars, Phi Theta Kappa. He successfully completed the Account Managers Leadership Development Course at the Admiral Academy in Bethesda, Maryland; multiple Security Training Courses at D & D Training Academy; and the Logistic Specialist Course at the US Army Transportation School at Ft. Eustis, which earned him a Distinguished Graduate Army Achievement Medal.

Steve Dunlavy

Executive General Manager
Stephen Dunleavy joined Park America in 2003 as a valet attendant while earning his bachelor’s degree at Temple University. Upon demonstrating clear management ability and a distinct understanding of the parking industry, Mr. Dunlavy advanced through several management positions at Park America to become Executive General Manager in 2010. Mr. Dunlavy’s current responsibilities concentrate on the oversight of Park America’s location operations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.

Andrew Mullen

General Manager of Garage Operations, Philadelphia
Andrew Mullen joined the Park America team in 2012 as a general manager and quickly demonstrated his ability to effectively manage Park America staff while simultaneously handling numerous responsibilities. A dependable and trustworthy team player, he currently oversees the operation of several large 500+ space parking facilities and manages the revenue control of several special event-parking operations. Mr. Mullen holds a B.S. in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University and is certified as an Accredited Commercial Manager by the Institute of Real Estate Management.

Diana Everett

Auditing Director, Washington, D.C.
Diana Everett joined the Park America team in 1975 as a cashier. She quickly advanced to manager in 1977, operating multiple Park America locations in Washington D.C. Ms. Everett’s management responsibilities include accounting/bookkeeping and audit management for Park America’s Washington, D.C. and Virginia locations.

Ed Sullivan

General Manager & Director of Operations, Philadelphia
Ed Sullivan joined the Park America team in 1992 as part-time, assistant manager of a hospital parking facility and was quickly promoted to managing Park America’s Special Event Parking operations. As General Manager, Mr. Sullivan manages several Philadelphia locations and is responsible for the overall management of Park America’s Special Event Parking and Restaurant Valet operations. His duties include taking care of all event equipment needs, set-up, and staffing, as well as the planning and direction of the flagging staff. Prior to joining Park America, Mr. Sullivan spent eight years in the military developing management and leadership skills while overseeing an Army distribution warehouse.

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