Allan Copping, Chief Executive Officer
Gordon Craig, Chief Operating Officer
Brad Yen, Senior Vice President
Julian Jones, Senior Vice President, Business Development
Milan Zivkovic, Chief Information Officer
Nicola-Jane McNeill, Vice President, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary
Christopher Johnson, Senior Vice President, Eastern U.S.
Kobie Brandt, Senior Vice President, Western Canada and U.S.
Chief Executive Officer
As Impark's President and Chief Executive Officer, Allan Copping is responsible for ensuring the company meets its commitments to stakeholders, including clients, parking customers, employees and shareholders.
With over twenty years of financial and real estate asset management experience, including four years as Impark's Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Copping is experienced in corporate development projects, investment management, mergers and acquisitions, and parking operations.
Mr. Copping holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia, and earned his Chartered Accountant designation in 1989.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Gordon Craig oversees the day-to-day business operations and delivery of client services and parking to customers via branch offices and shared services.
In 1998, Mr. Craig joined Impark and since then, has held positions that include District Manager, General Manager of City Collection (a subsidiary of Impark), BC Regional Manager, Eastern Canada Regional Manager, and Corporate Services Manager, handling the company's insurance and surety bonding programs. Mr. Craig has been in the parking industry since 1994.
He is currently a member of BOMA International, the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, the Canadian Parking Association and the National Parking Association.
Senior Vice President, Finance
As Impark's Senior Vice President, Finance, Brad Yen leads the financial areas of the business, including accounting and financial reporting, planning, forecasting, budgeting, treasury and taxation. Mr. Yen collaborates with the company's CEO and executive team to manage investment decisions and the allocation of capital and resources as part of implementing the company's strategic initiatives.
Mr. Yen joined Impark in 2005 and previously had advised the company for over ten years in many financial aspects. He brings his extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, financial accounting and taxation and utilizes his expertise to integrate all financial matters appropriately with the operations of the company.
Mr. Yen holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and earned his Chartered Accountant designation in 1994.
Senior Vice President, Business Development
As Senior Vice President, Business Development, Julian Jones is responsible for the development of new business strategies and initiatives in North America. This includes responding to new business opportunities, providing marketing and new business support to the regionalized new business development teams, coordinating new business company-wide, marketing initiatives and corporate image materials. In addition, Julian is responsible for media relations and other external communications.
Since joining Impark in 1992, Mr. Jones has held several positions in both marketing and operations, including Manager of New Business Development, General Manager, and Vice President, Western Region. Prior to Impark, Mr. Jones spent a year in property management in Canada and five years in real estate sales in the U.K.
Mr. Jones holds a BSc., Architecture from the University of Dundee, Scotland, and a PostGrad Diploma, Business Studies from The London School of Economics.
Chief Information Officer
As Chief Information Officer, Milan Zivkovic is responsible for the strategy, planning, development and deployment of technology solutions - which include support services, project delivery, and management of information technology infrastructure. In this role, Mr. Zivkovic leads Impark's strategic technology plans, IT security, and standards initiatives to enhance the organization's position as a technology leader in the North American parking industry.
Mr. Zivkovic has also been appointed as the Privacy Officer for Impark. In this role, he is responsible for the development, implementation and management of Impark's information privacy framework and privacy management plan. Mr. Zivkovic brings 16 years of comprehensive, executive experience in advanced information technology management to the company. His expertise includes strategy development, implementation and integration of systems, management of technology portfolios and on-going support of business applications, with full operating and capital budget accountability.
Mr. Zivkovic has earned a solid reputation among colleagues and customers alike as an executive with a rare balance of strategic insight, operational expertise, hands-on technological and financial skills, and sales and marketing savvy.
Vice President, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary
Nicola-Jane McNeill is responsible for administration of legal affairs for the Impark group of companies in the United States and Canada. She oversees the provision of responsive, high quality and practically oriented advice to the company's executive team and operations staff, with emphasis on compliance matters, contract management and risk analysis to preserve the company's assets and support its continued strategic growth.
Ms. McNeill brings over fourteen years of experience in advising Impark in various capacities, and has been a practicing lawyer since 1990, with broad experience in real estate and corporate/commercial matters. She is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and Stanford University.
Senior Vice President, Eastern U.S.
As Senior Vice President, Eastern U.S., Chris Johnson oversees operations and business development activities for Impark in Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Baltimore, Atlanta and Miami. With over twenty-two years experience in the parking industry, Chris has extensive experience managing portfolio's in multiple diverse markets, from New Orleans to Toronto. He is responsible for ensuring existing client portfolio's consistently meet key financial and service level objectives, while successfully developing new relationships and projects to facilitate market share growth.
Mr. Johnson is currently a member of the National Parking Association, BOMA International and the International Parking Institute.
Senior Vice President, Western Canada & U.S.
Kobie Brandt is responsible for the overall operational activity at Impark in both Western Canada and the U.S. He is responsible for managing key client relationships and the development and execution of targeted strategic objectives in the areas of operations, business development and technology. Mr. Brandt directs marketing and operational initiatives to increase service to clients and maximize return at each facility. In his ten year career with Impark, Kobie has overseen the wholly-owned Advanced and Metro Parking brands as well as leading the company's back office initiatives most recently as Vice-President, Shared Services.
Mr. Brandt is a BOMA member and a member of NAIOP, and the National and Canadian Parking Associations.