National Parking Association
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Certified Parking Professional Program Sets Standard of Excellence in Parking Industry
Washington, D.C. (October 22, 2010)--The National Parking Association (NPA) today announced that 22 parking professionals have received the prestigious Certified Parking Professional accreditation through a rigorous study and exam process. The fall 2010 class of CPPs successfully completed the CPP exam and joins a total of 500 CPPs worldwide.
Established in 1993, the National Parking Association certification program has enhanced professionalism in the industry, raised the awareness of the impact and importance of the parking industry, and set the standard for excellence.
Eligible parking professionals participate in a comprehensive exam covering 13 key aspects of parking operations, from safety and security to customer service operations to disaster planning, to finance and valet parking operations. Parking professionals who pass the CPP exam are entitled to display the CPP credential. Certification is maintained through continuing education and a periodic recertification process.
"Congratulations to the 22 leading industry professionals who have earned the National Parking Association's CPP certification through a program of professional study and a comprehensive industry exam," said Christine Banning, CAE, NPA president. "These 22 professionals join more than 500 of their peers worldwide who have earned parking's most distinguished form of professional accreditation, representing the elite of the parking industry."
This year's CPP certification recipients are:
Mark Benzin, CPP; System Parking, Inc.; Chicago, Illinois
Sadie Block, CPP; University of Alaska; Anchorage, Alaska
Eric Crouch, CPP; Texas Tech University; Lubbock, Texas
Melissa Cutrona, CPP; Amano McGann; Roseland, New Jersey
Bark Diore, CPP; Patriot Parking, Inc.; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Tom Dishman, CPP; Amano McGann; Ashland, Ohio
Malcolm Edwards, CPP; Parkability; Bronte, New South Wales, Australia
Brian Hand, CPP; Amano McGann; Cheshire, Connecticut
Fred Huante, CPP; Allpro Parking, LLC; Syracuse, New York
Robert Judith, CPP; MarcParc, Inc.; Washington, DC
Benjamin Kelley, CPP; Amano McGann; Cheshire, Connecticut
Mark Maxwell, CPP; Allpro Parking, LLC; Cincinnati, Ohio
Jose Medina, CPP; System Parking Inc.; Chicago, Illinois
Octavus Morgan, CPP; System Parking Inc.; Chicago, Illinois
Dana Olszowy, CPP; Network Parking; Cleveland, Ohio
Fred Osei-Kuffuor, CPP; System Parking, Inc.; Chicago, Illinois
Ryan Quinn, CPP; System Parking, Inc.; Chicago, Illinois
Thomas Rudig, CPP; Star Park, LLC; Portland, Oregon
Steven Silber, CPP; MarcParc, Inc.; Washington, DC
Bruce Sonnenberg, CPP; Texas Tech University; Lubbock, Texas
Keith Urban, CPP; Five Star Parking; Jamaica, New York
Matthew Whitten, CPP; System Parking, Inc.; Chicago, Illinois
To learn more about the CPP credentialing requirements visit, www.npapark.org, then click on "Career Center." CPP Certification is earned through a formal testing system administered by an independent credentialing organization on behalf of the National Parking Association.
About the National Parking Association: The National Parking Association (NPA) is an international network of companies comprised of parking industry professionals. NPA's mission is to serve as a resource to the parking industry and our members by offering quality education, networking opportunities, advocacy, products and services. To learn more, go to www.npapark.org.