Who is ParqEx?

We are passionate about solving the urban parking problem and we have a ton of fun while at it. Check out our awesome ParqEx family and feel free to reach out to us if you wish to join us in our journey to change the future of parking.

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Vivek Mehra, CEO at ParqEx

Founder & CEO

CEO Vivek Mehra founded ParqEx in April of 2014 as a ground-up startup. He has built the company to what it is today through ideation, product development, technological innovation, building a stellar team, and strategic partnerships and collaboration throughout Chicago and nationally.

Barton Kramer, CFO at ParqEx

Chief Financial Officer

Bart Kramer, CFO at ParqEx is an experienced Chief Financial Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the accounting industry.

Grant Alsup, Customer Service

Customer Success Specialist

Grant is a member of the ParqEx customer service team, with a focus on developing strategies to merge industry best practices with the ParqEx product to enhance the customer experience.

Tyler Deering, Operations at ParqEx


Tyler Deering is an account executive and operations support specialist responsible for coordinating field operations for the company, managing vendor relationships, and overseeing deployment and utilization of our Access+ system.

Thomas O'Hern, Customer Support Specialist

Customer Support Specialist

Thomas O’Hern is a Customer Service Specialist at ParqEx, focused on handling all communications with customers, advancing all inquiries, and providing an exceptional user experience.

Sales Account Executive

Eli Besser is a Sales Account Executive for ParqEx, responsible for supporting the current accounts and onboarding new customers for the Chicago market.

Christina Giordano

Social Media Coordinator

Christina Giordano Villani is the Social Media & Content Coordinator for ParqEx, helping to increase social awareness about ParqEx and the additional parking options it provides to various cities.

PJ Filipowicz, Creative Director at ParqEx

Creative Designer

PJ Filipowicz is responsible for the UI/UX design, strategy, and interactive experience of the ParqEx web and mobile apps, as well as the marketing website.

ParqEx Spot Mascot


Spot is a key member of the ParqEx family. After spending countless years as a veteran of a downtown Chicago firehouse, he retired from the hook-n-ladder to pursue a less stressful but equally noble job – to improve parking in and around the city.