At an awards ceremony following the keynote opening presentation by former Steelers Halfback Rocky Bleier, the IPI awarded its highest honor, the Parking Professional of the Year, to Dr. Barbara Chance, President and CEO of Chance Management Advisors.
Dr. Chance began her parking career as director of on-street parking in Philadelphia. She then founded Chance Management Advisors and for the past 25 years her for has assisted municipalities and universities with planning, management, operations, and financial issues. The company has been involved in teams that have bid on PPP concessions for off and on street parking assets.
She has served as a past consultant member of the IPI Board of Directors and is currently serving on the advisory Council. She has taught the Parking management session of the CAPP program since its inception. Active in regional business affairs in the Philadelphia area, she served as the first woman Chairman of the Small Business Board of Directors for the Chamber of Commerce.
Barbara Chance receives the award from former IPI Executive Director Kim Jackson:
Dr. Barbara Chance: