Management Team

Management Team2019-07-01T12:27:56+00:00
Gill Barnett
Gill BarnettPresident
Gill started in parking management in 1957, at Los Angeles International Airport, and has enjoyed a successful career that has spanned over 56 years. In 1974 Gill founded Parking Concepts, Inc. Today, Gill continues with his unique brand of hands-on management as he oversees Parking Concepts, Inc. “get-it-done, do-it-now” senior management and staff.

Giving back to the industry, Gill is recent past President of the Parking Association of California, a member of the National Parking Association Executive Board of Directors and an active member of numerous trade and civic organizations. His personal involvement is reflective in the quality service each client of Parking Concepts, Inc.
receives.

Robert Hindle
Robert HindleVice President
Bob joined Parking Concepts, Inc. in 1990, after a 19-year tenure with APCOA and 7 years with AMPCO Parking in project development. His primary focus was procurement, development and oversight of major public sector parking accounts.

Bob specializes in operations management of large multi-faceted public sector contracts and personally handles leasing, managing, and administering of every type of parking facility. Bob is presently chairman of the Los Angeles Parking Association and is also a member of the National Parking Association Board of Directors.

David Mueller
David MuellerVice President
David Mueller has over 25 years of managing customer service-focused operations across the United States and around the world. Dave is considered one of the service industry’s experts at improving customer service in operations of all sizes and driving financial results for clients.

Since joining Parking Concepts, Inc., Dave has focused his efforts on developing new business outside our existing markets, including major international airports and large special event venues. He has recently been appointed the senior executive responsible for the oversight of the Ontario International Airport parking as well as the Dallas Airport Valet Parking operation.

Paul Gnasso
Paul GnassoVice President

Since coming on board with PCI in 2012 as part of the executive management team, Paul assumed the direct responsibility for all commercial parking operations in Southern California. He brings over 24 years of senior management experience as well as tremendous energy to our firm in Class A office high-rise, full service hotels, off airport parking, medical buildings, elite valet, shopping centers and fully automated facilities.

In addition to his operational oversight duties, Paul works to develop new business opportunities and is very active in BOMA GLA & OC, IREM LA / OC & IE as well as CREW OC. He has been recognized for his efforts as Allied Member of the Year by BOMA OC for 2011, Friend of IREM OC for 2010, Friend of IREM LA for 2012 and the 2014 Distinguished Service Award with IREM OC.

Jeff Spicker
Jeff SpickerRegional Director Sales & Marketing, Northern California

Jeff joined PCI in 2009 with over 17 years of prior sales and marketing experience in commercial real estate with a major janitorial distribution firm and several dot.com startups. During this time he developed tremendous experience in nurturing B2B partnerships, deploying new and inventive technology and serving as a marketing executive.

As the Manager of Business Development & Marketing, Jeff’s intimate knowledge of the Greater San Francisco Bay Area and Central Valley markets greatly enhances his ability to develop relationships with our clients with a keen focus on operational and revenue generating improvement opportunities. Jeff spearheads many of the company’s technology initiatives including Smartphone App services and online strategies. He is directly responsible for client acquisition in our Northern California region and personally oversees select operations within the region.
Jeff graduated from CSU Sacramento with a BA in Psychology and has been a member of numerous real estate, professional and merchant associations including BOMA S.F., Sacramento, Oakland/East Bay and Silicon Valley chapters.

Robert Erickson
Robert EricksonController
Mr. Erickson is a “hands on,” results driven seasoned financial professional with over 27 years of executive level finance experience. He joined PCI executive management in 2015 and brings to the organization prior experience as CFO, VP of Finance and Controller in multiple industries. He heads the Accounting and Finance departments of PCI. As Controller, he is responsible for leading all of the external and internal financial reporting of PCI. He also ensures that these reports comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Standards. The internal duties include budgeting, forecasting, cost management along with serving as a liaison to external auditors, bankers, and statutory authorities. Additionally, he assumes responsibility for maximizing the return on Parking Concepts’ and clients’ financial assets and for establishing financial policies, procedures and reporting systems.

Prior to joining PCI, Mr. Erickson held finance related management positions in a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, software, agriculture, entertainment and banking. He is highly experienced in finance, accounting, treasury, auditing, insurance (including workers compensation management), human resources, and government reporting.

Mr. Erickson has an MBA from Whittier College and also holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from Whittier College. Mr. Erickson and his wife have two children.

Ulla Bjorkqvist
Ulla BjorkqvistRisk Management & Safety

Ms Bjorkqvist has over twenty-five years of experience in risk management with emphasis on successfully developing, implementing and directing corporate risk management and insurance programs to assure maximum protection of owned and operated assets. She has provided training in all areas of risk management including best practices, claims handling procedures, loss control, and customer service. As the Director of Risk Management at Parking Concepts, Ulla is responsible for developing and administering risk management and loss prevention programs, and initiating policies and procedures to comply with safety legislation and parking industry practices. Ulla also acts as the liaison with attorneys to resolve litigated claims and legal issues, works with insurance carriers and brokers to obtain appropriate insurance coverage, and manages third party adjusters to resolve claims.

General Contact Info

(800) 540-7275 toll free
(949) 753-7526 fax
info@parkingconcepts.com

Los Angeles Office

1801 South Georgia Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
213-746-5764

Irvine Office

12 Mauchly, Building I
Irvine, CA 92618
949-753-7525

San Francisco Office

25 Division Street, Suite 107
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-553-6883

Dallas Office – DFW

3217 S. 22nd Avenue
DFW Airport, TX 75261
972-574-2400