May 17, 2023 – Pivot Parking is proud to announce the addition of industry veteran, Gary Means, to their growing team. Means will serve as Executive Vice President of Municipal and Commercial, focusing on territory growth and the development and implementation of new technologies to benefit parking clients and end users.
“I’m extremely excited to have the opportunity to join the talented team at Pivot Parking and help build on the firm foundation that Scott Diggs, Paul Adkison, Tina Reid and Brandon Lauterbach have established,” said Means. “Our shared visions of delivering superior service to our clients and customers will always be front of mind as we continue to grow across the Southeast and the greater United States.”
Means will be transitioning from his position as the Executive Director of the Lexington Parking Authority where, over his sixteen-year tenure, he guided the organization through more than $15 million in capital advancements including structural and safety improvements as well as software and hardware upgrades. Under his leadership, the Authority won multiple awards and achieved designation as an Accredited Parking Organization in 2017.
Means is a Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) and serves as Chair of the International Parking and Mobility Institute (IPMI) Board of Directors. He will play an integral part in the upcoming IPMI Parking and Mobility Conference and Expo beginning June 11 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Prior to joining the Lexington Parking Authority, Means oversaw Central Parking System of Kentucky, Inc. as General Manager where he managed over 100 employees and 50 locations. He increased their bottom line by 48% in his first three years and added thirteen new properties. Means is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. He and his wife Melissa have two children and three grandchildren.
About Pivot Parking
Co-founded by parking industry veteran, Scott Diggs, and serial entrepreneur, Paul Adkison, Pivot Parking is one of the fastest growing parking companies in the United States. Along with Executive Vice Presidents and Co-founders, Tina Reid and Brandon Lauterbach, the company has over 90 years of experience boasting 100% customer retention, parking over 25,000 cars per day and handling over nine million transactions each year.
Park Fast…Park Easy…Park Smart. Learn more at www.pivotparking.com. Pivot Parking is a wholly owned subsidiary of Co-X Holdings, a private equity firm cofounded by Paul Adkison and Scott Diggs.
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