Co founder and Principal, Advanced Parking Solutions LLC
has worked in the parking and transportation industry for 14 years and was
fiscally responsible for over 30
million dollars in revenue. Kirsten had complete profit and loss
responsibility of over 250 locations spread throughout the Western United States
in Southern California, Nevada and Arizona. There were three main types of
Financial Management required: Lease
Financials, Owned Financials and Managed Financials.
was responsible for budgeting
revenues and expenses annually and for reviewing current trends and providing variance
reports to the home office. She
was also responsible for making adjustments to expenses or marketing of revenues
in under performing locations. In
order to make these adjustments reviews had to be made in the following areas:
analysis, complete expense review by line item, comparison to similar
facilities, cash control loopholes and surprise audits of the locations.
was also responsible for garage operations and management of over
250 locations spread throughout the Western United States in Southern
California, Nevada and Arizona. In
her most previous position, Kirsten was responsible for the profitability,
marketing, and operational excellence in a three state region for the largest
transportation management company in the world; encompassing 90,000 parking
spaces and the oversight of over 850 employees. During her employment with
Central Parking System, Kirsten was required to begin at the Project Management
level to ensure a full understanding of garage operations.
From there she held the positions of Area Manager, Operations Manager,
District Manager, and General Manager prior to her promotion to Regional
Manager. Having held the variety of
posts within the Central Parking organization has given Kirsten a solid
foundation to make recommendations and improvements to any garage operation.
She has hands on management
experience, which provides an unmatched background for consulting with
various clients including municipalities, property management firms, hospitals
has a BS in Marketing from Arizona State University and has completed the
Leadership and Strategic Planning curriculum at the Owens School of Management
at Vanderbilt University. She also completed
the “Advanced Training” program
sponsored by Central Parking, which is an equivalent to a certified
parking manager designation. She
was the top graduate in her class of 20 individuals.
You may contact Kirsten by email at: KDolan@advancedparkingsolutions.com
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