Parking and Mobility Management for Today and Tomorrow

Parkwell is a management company focused on delivering best-in-class parking and mobility services. We're passionate about people and community, we're nerds about parking and operations, and we're relentless about pursuing our mission and values.


We do this by relentlessly pursuing our Values:

BE BETTER - challenge the status quo and strive for excellence
BE HONEST - serve our customers, clients and associates with integrity
BE CREATIVE - deliver value through resourcefulness and solve problems with ingenuity
BE GO GIVERS - contribute time and resources to our people and communities
BE OPTIMISTIC - embrace the future and leverage technology to better serve our cities

Parkwell is Powered by People+Technology™

We have built our business around the convergence of technology and consumer behavior changes. We combine People+Technology™ to provide the best customer and client experience possible. This all translates to better revenue and bottom line performance for our clients, happy customers, and happy employees.

Our Portfolio is Growing

Parkwell manages a diverse and growing portfolio of parking facilities and valet services along the Front Range with locations in Boulder, Downtown Denver, Rino, Cherry Creek, Lohi, Golden Triangle and beyond. We are committed to Colorado and strive to become its leading provider. We are also interested in strategic opportunities around the country.

Industry Leading Solutions

Parkwell is a full-service provider offering a range of services and expertise. Our platform provides our clients with a comprehensive solution for any parking and mobility challenge.

  • Facility Management & Maintenance

  • People-Centered Technology

  • Valet & Hospitality Services

  • Business Intelligence Platform

  • Sustainable Transportation Programs

  • Mobility Solutions & Amenities

Property Types

Office Buildings

Parkwell manages an impressive portfolio of mid and high rise office buildings. Whether you're in the planning and development phase or you're managing an historic office icon, we can ensure that parking is both a valued amenity for your tenants and a strong financial performer for your investors.


Our hospitality roots run deep at Parkwell. Our leadership team has managed the parking operations for dozens of hotels around the country including some of Denver's most iconic destinations such as Four Seasons Denver, Hotel Born, Renaissance Denver Downtown, Sheraton Denver Downtown, The Art Hotel, and many more.

Mixed-Use Buildings

When it comes to complex, dynamic mixed-use properties that require creative solutions and an unparalleled customer experience, Parkwell is the answer. We design and implement effective shared and cross parking strategies and custom-tailored operating plans that allow mixed-use projects to work.

Event Venues

Whether it's a concert venue, sports stadium, or an amusement park, Parkwell is an expert in traffic and logistics management to ensure a smooth arrival and departure process. We also drive financial results with our advanced digital marketing tools and leading-edge revenue control technologies and practices.

Municipal & Government

Parkwell's leadership team has extensive experience managing on-street and off-street parking operations for cities and government entities. As a leader in mobility, we can develop and administer equitable mobility plans, micro-transit services, transportation demand management programs, and more.


Parkwell understands the importance of access and equity in healthcare and as parking and mobility experts, we ensure getting to and from a medical center is a non-issue. Because we're passionate about the health of our communities, we manage the garages and curbs so providers can focus on healing and saving lives.

Proven Leadership

We have curated some of the industry's best talent to form a team with shared values and an unwavering commitment to Parkwell's mission to Put People at the Center of Parking.

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Joel Christensen

Founder & CEO

Joel formed Parkwell in 2016 bringing fourteen years of parking experience and expertise. Prior to Parkwell, Joel held leadership positions at LAZ Parking in California and then later opened and ran the Colorado market.

Joel is passionate about mobility and sustainable transportation. As an executive at Commutifi from late 2016 to early 2018, he helped build a first of its kind commuting software platform. As an entrepreneur, Joel has started and run several businesses over the years. He is a dynamic leader and believes his strongest asset is his ability to build great teams and partnerships.

He is a graduate from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where he majored in International Business.

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Jon Christensen

General Manager

Jon oversees Parkwell’s portfolio of commercial parking assets in Denver, providing hands-on operational support for our managers, team members, and clients. Prior to joining Parkwell, Jon managed a sales team for a local insurance agency from 2015 to 2017. For three years prior, Jon was an operations manager at LAZ Parking where he supported field operations for several downtown commercial properties. He also oversaw several key marketing initiatives to drive revenue at key assets.

Jon is passionate about data, analytics and yield management. He leads Parkwell’s business intelligence initiatives and is always pioneering new technologies to improve operations.

Jon has a degree in Finance from Metropolitan State University of Denver.

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Ryan Whitehurst

General Manager

As a hospitality veteran, Ryan oversees a select portfolio that requires the highest levels of customer service. Prior to joining Parkwell in early 2018, Ryan led the market for Star Parking Systems in Denver for over 13 years where he grew the market by 10x in both revenues and employees. He oversaw a portfolio of mixed parking operations ranging from hospitality valet services to self-park commercial projects.

Ryan is passionate about people and relationships. He inspires goodness and excellence, and he understands that the best way to create value and produce the best results is through a dedicated and motivated team.

Ryan has a degree in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University.

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Andre Gurule

Director of Operations

Andre brings 20 years of parking and hospitality experience to the team. He is an operations guru with a keen eye for detail and sharp analytical skills. He is a gifted leader and enjoys building and leading teams to produce excellent results.

Andre’s career in the parking and hospitality industry spans several markets including Washington DC, Southern California, Denver, Salt Lake City, and Las Vegas. Prior to Parkwell, Andre was a District Manager for Towne Park.

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Andy Moore

Director of People & Impact

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Seth Allen Hess


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Cassie Bishard


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Jessica Moss


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Victoria Lujan


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Donavon Segraves


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Roman Khaimov


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Logan Young


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Nami Mulugeta


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Kyle Baker

Valet Operations

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Mitch Pijanowski

Valet Operations

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Travis Bruce


We're always looking for great people to join our cause. Click below to view our open positions, and don't hesitate to reach out directly if you would like to meet and learn more.

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