Mike Simmons IPMI Lifetime AchievementFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COLUMBUS, OH – June 11, 2024

TEZ Technology is proud to announce that CEO, Mike Simmons, is being recognized by the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) with its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. This award honors Mike’s exceptional contributions to the parking, transportation, and mobility industry throughout his more than 30-year career. The award ceremony will take place at the 2024 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo, June 9-12 in Columbus, Ohio.

The IPMI Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed upon IPMI members with at least 20 years of service. Recipients are recognized for their exemplary leadership through industry participation, accomplishments, and recommendations from colleagues and peers. They are also honored for their record of service, leadership, and outstanding achievements as members of IPMI and affiliated organizations, as well as participation on Boards, committees, task forces, publications, presentations, and/or general support of the association’s activities.

Mike Simmons, a visionary leader with over 30 years of experience in the parking technology sector, joined TEZ Technology in 2021 as Executive Chairman and was later appointed CEO in 2022. Under his strategic guidance, TEZ has solidified its position as an industry leader with its leading-edge solutions suite. The company’s innovative platforms, including SMS Valet, TEXT2PARK, PERMIT2PARK, LENZ, and more, have revolutionized the way parkers and parking facility operators interact.

Prior to his tenure at TEZ Technology, Mike co-founded and served as CEO of T2 Systems, where he was instrumental in developing and implementing multiple parking management and enforcement platforms. His leadership saw T2 Systems through remarkable growth and institutional acquisitions over a span of 25 years.

Mike’s dedication to the industry extends beyond his executive roles. He has actively contributed to the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) by serving on its Board of Directors and has held numerous leadership positions in various industry and community organizations. His extensive service and commitment have garnered recognition and respect from colleagues and peers alike.

TEZ congratulates Mike Simmons on this well-deserved honor. His exemplary leadership and innovative vision continue to drive the industry forward, leaving a lasting legacy in parking, transportation, and mobility solutions.

We would like to also congratulate all of this year’s IPMI award recipients, including fellow Lifetime Achievement Award winner John Nolan from Harvard University, and IPMI Chair Award winner Adrienne L. Tucker, CAPP from the City of Manhattan, Kansas.

For additional information, read the official IPMI press release. For any other questions or inquiries, please contact Don Abell at don@teztechnology.com.

About TEZ Technology

TEZ has long been at the forefront of connecting drivers and parking facility owners and operators since 2011, becoming the go-to technology for app-free, ticketless valet and self-park solutions. TEZ’s innovative solution suite includes SMS Valet, TEXT2PARK, PERMIT2PARK, LOTMONITOR, and LENZ. For more information, visit www.teztechnology.com.