IPMI SHOPTALK: FOR SUPPLIERS ONLY: DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION FROM YOUR PERSPECTIVE MODERATED BY GARY MEANS, CAPP

IPMI Shoptalk: For Suppliers Only: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion From Your Perspective

Moderated by Gary Means, CAPP

Executive Director, Lexington & Fayette County Parking Authority


Please note, this forum is restricted to industry suppliers (vendors, suppliers, commercial operators, and consultants) only to ensure the ability to discuss openly.

Open to all suppliers, join us for discussions centered on best practices, next steps, and the challenges ahead.

To receive access to the video, please contact Kim Fernandez at Fernandez@parking-mobility.org


Shoptalk Summary 

Supplier companies’ concerns about diversity, equity, and inclusion are unique from the rest of the parking and mobility industry’s, and some questions surrounding initiatives to change can be tricky. Join us for a moderated panel discussion and open roundtable on diversity, equity, and inclusion just for industry suppliers and partners. Bring your experiences, questions, concerns, challenges, and successes to share/

Please note, this forum is restricted to industry suppliers (vendors, suppliers, commercial operators, and consultants) only to ensure the ability to discuss openly.


Gary Means, CAPP Executive Director, Lexington & Fayette County Parking Authority

Gary is a Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) with a BA in Broadcasting from Eastern Kentucky University. Gary is a member of the International Parking & Mobility Institute Board of Directors and Chair-Elect on their Executive Committee. Locally, Gary serves on several boards/committees including Lexington Area MPO Bike Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Town Branch Park Partners, and Downtown Lexington Partnership. In 2000, he received Downtown Lexington Corporation’s “Outstanding Individual” Award. Gary has worked in the parking industry for over 25 years in both the public and private sectors. Gary and his wife Melissa have two children and three grandchildren.