Well Deserved: October 2018

Congratulations! Beniam Hussien is Colonial’s Newest Project Manager for the Lease Portfolio. Beniam joined Colonial in July of 2016 as a parking attendant. After 3 months, he earned his first promotion to Assistant Project Manager. Recently, he applied and earned a role of Project Manager for the Lease Portfolio. Here is what Getachew Demssie, Senior […]

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Women at Colonial: Spotlight on Shirley Jordan

    Bio: Shirley started at Colonial Parking in 2011 as a Customer Care Associate, but quickly moved through the ranks to become Manager for both Customer Care and the Remote Management Center. In 2016, she moved from Customer Care to Operations, becoming a Project Manager overseeing six locations in Tysons Corner.     Tell […]

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Well Deserved: March 2018

  Congratulations!     Brian Watts is Colonial’s Newest Vice President and General Manager of Operations! Brian has been with Colonial for 17 years, starting as a Senior Operations Manager in April 2001. He was transferred to NIH in 2003 and became the General Manager for the NIH contract in 2008. In 2015, he was brought […]

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Tour De Garage: Connecting Office to Field

  Colonial Parking believes that having a strong, more robust knowledge of our locations helps to better serve our customers, so we conceptualized a plan to provide interactive training to our office staff, while also being efficient in use of our time and resources. Our Customer Care and Remote Management Center Managers organized a plan […]

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Utilizing Digital Tools to Foster Productivity

  Colonial Parking recently hosted it’s latest Training Forum on August 24th. The training focused on organization and efficiency, highlighting tips and strategies our employees can use to be more productive by utilizing digital tools, like Microsoft Outlook’s calendar, reminders and tasks. The trainers emphasized finding the best method that works for each individual employee […]

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Well Deserved: February 2017

Congratulations!   Sirak Zeleke is Colonial’s Newest Assistant Project Manager Sirak has been with Colonial Parking® for 25 years starting as an attendant at Children’s Hospital. He then gained more responsibilities when he was promoted to Shift Manager. Most recently, he has moved to Holy Cross Hospital as their new Assistant Project Manager. Steven Kopelman says of Zeleke: […]

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Change Management: A Good Team Makes the Difference

Acquiring or changing parking providers may seem like a daunting task, an abundance of paperwork and meetings and maybe even confused or disgruntled tenants. Colonial Parking® ensures that with us, that is not the case. With over 60 years of experience and 240 plus locations in the DC Metro area, we know how to make […]

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Well Deserved: December 2016

Congratulations!   Beniam Hussien is Colonial’s Newest Assistant Project Manager! Beniam Hussien started with Colonial® in June of 2016, having six years of experience working for a private parking company. He began as a part time employee at Lot 868, 3001 Washington Blvd, and only a few weeks later was also assigned to cover the […]

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