james v. larocco
Jim LaRocco, founded Integrity Parking Systems in 2001 after many years as a senior executive specializing in Parking, Transportation, and Consulting Management. Jim has experienced and lead organizations comprised of all aspects of parking and transportation management, including parking garage development projects. Jim advisory skills are corporate acquisitions, contract negotiations, planning, bond financing and operations management. As an innovative leader, Jim has participated in developing several technological advancements in cooperation with equipment vendors now commonly used in the parking industry such as license plate inventory systems, automated credit card exit lanes and monthly parking systems. He continues to support utilizing technology to improve the audit trail and streamlining parking revenue control effectiveness. At one point in Jim's career, he oversaw the North American parking and related transportation service group as Executive Vice President and COO for a major parking firm encompassing 600 contracts in the United States and Canada. During his career, Jim has advised and consulted numerous parking projects throughout the United States and Canada.
lee d. shorts
Senior Associate - Technical Systems Advisor
Lee Shorts joined Integrity Parking in 2012 and brings with him over forty years of experience as an Owner and President of a global PARCS manufacturing organization with direct involvement in all facets of engineering development, manufacturing, assembly, hardware & software designs, channel distribution and enterprise project management. Lee's experience in parking system application specific solutions, PARCS feasibility studies and a primary focus in PARCS bid and procurement procedures, makes him a leader in this field. Lee has advised organizations with private client business acquisitions, contract negotiations and construction planning in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Switzerland, France, Germany, Middle East, Venezuela, Ecuador, and the Caribbean markets. Lee's career has included system solutions, installation and project management for clients including US Dept. of Defense, National Security Agency, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Energy, LAX Airport, Chicago O'Hare Airport, Zurich Airport, Schiphol Airport, Kansas City Int'l Airport, Greater Rochester Int'l Airport, Cleveland Museum of Art, Virginia Commonwealth University, City of Santa Cruz, City of New York, and many parking authorities and parking operations management companies around the world.
" partners in quality "
We value combined action and cooperation. Integrity contines to partner with leading architectural and engineering firms, industry consultants, management entities, including enterprise investment firms and integrated industry bodies to provide comprehensive services to clients that need our uniquely proven experienced knowledge base. With active collaboration and open dialogue, we can drive collective success, accelerate interoperability of all facets of the parking asset and unlock value for each Stakeholder. Integrity Parking Systems' advisors are often selected as a subcontractor to assist in the development and execution of a successful parking program.
The Alliance for Parking Data Standards (APDS), formed by the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI), the British Parking Association (BPA), and the European Parking Association (EPA), is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to develop, promote, manage, and maintain a uniform global standard that will allow organizations to share parking data across platforms worldwide.
APDS is a consensus-built international standard establishing a common language for data elements and definitions in the parking, transportation, and mobility sector that helps to facilitate seamless integration, compatibility, and communication between parking entities, the automotive industry, IT developers, map and app providers, as well as other stakeholders.
The National Parking Association (NPA) Is North America's Leading Parking Trade Organization
Mission: To serve as the market leader in parking industry research, education, and advocacy that advance the industry, and its leaders and parking professionals.
They provide training, certification, and access to leading edge parking technology across the private and public sectors. Founded in 1951, NPA represents over 100,000 parking professionals in more than 2,500 commercial operations and public organizations. NPA is a 501 (c) 6 non profit trade association, based in Washington, D.C.
The Ohio Parking Association (OPA) is a long-standing association and founding member of NPA.
OPA has been in existence for over 50 years actively representing the interests of on-street and off-street operators. OPA welcomes all professionals involved the parking industry in the Ohio region.