Andy Cushman is General Manger at LAZ Parking who directly oversees the daily operations and employee relations for all of LAZ Parking’s Healthcare Services in Southwest Region, multiple municipal operations in San Diego and Las Vegas, and a variety of other locations throughout San Diego County. Andy is the primary point of contact for clients to ensure all operations are exceeding expectations. Andy began his career as a valet parker back in 1998 and worked his way up within the ranks of Sunset Parking which became LAZ Parking. Since that time, he has worked in multiple capacities, gained experience in almost every parking silo, and directly managed multiple large accounts. Andy has gained countless experiences in all aspects of parking from commercial garage, hospitality, medical, public, government, self-parking, and special events. He is also well versed in the various parking technology’s available and strives to find ways to integrate them in new ways. He has played a key role in automating some major healthcare campuses and creating SOP’s that have increased revenues over previous results by over 50%. Andy was also instrumental in the opening of a new operations for LAZ at Banner Health in Arizona which includes multiple campuses and a large Westfield retail center in San Diego. He has also worked closely with his team at California State Parks to push parking revenue upwards and build a close partnership with the State Parks department. He brings more than 20 years of dedicated and proven experience to ensure the success of any parking operation.