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Park Smart, Partner Smarter: Collaborative Strategies in Parking, w/ Todd Tucker
Episode 516th May 2024 • All Things Parking with Dani and John • John D. Conway, Dani Crain
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Imagine you’re the CEO of a parking technology company with 40 opportunities you could chase. You know some will be worthless and might destroy your bottom line, but some might resonate with your customers and add to your growth. How would you go about deciding which to focus on and which to ignore?  

Today’s guest is Todd Tucker. Todd worked his way up in the industry from running a parking garage to overseeing parking operations to leading a parking technology company. Now the Global President of Parking Logix, Todd joins your hosts Dani Crain and John D. Conway as they get into: 

* Todd and John discuss their military service. 

* Todd describes how he and his fellow US Marines were lucky to survive after their ship hit a mine. 

* John recounts how his unit intercepted a boat with cocaine and marijuana.

* The benefits of a career in parking, including travel and meeting new people.

* The charity, Veterans in Parking and Transportation:   

* Todd’s career in parking management, including working at companies like Central Parking, Arrive, Flash, and Towne Park.

* How one person can make a massive difference in a company. 

* How focusing on growth and the top line can lead to neglect of other important details, making it harder for executives to find purpose.

* Staying disciplined and focusing on core strengths while building a business.

* The parking industry should be open to smart partnerships, even if it cedes some ground to other firms.

* Cities and municipalities want parking firms to cooperate with each other so that they can diversify their technology choices.

* How camera technology can replace expensive infrastructure.

* The importance of being technology agnostic when selecting event technology vendors.

Thanks to our sponsors for supporting this show: 

* Parking Revenue Recovery Services (PRRS), bringing you a new standard in parking compliance: 

* Asura Technologies, an automated license plate recognition (ALPR) and video analytics company: 

* Parking Whisperer: 

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