April 28, 2023
Lissa Dees Selected as City of Pensacola Parking Management Director
Lissa Dees has been selected as the Parking Management Director for the City of Pensacola, responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the city's parking facilities and guiding Pensacola's parking department in a strategic and forward-looking direction.
Dees started at the City of Pensacola in 2020 as the Parking Manager, before being promoted to the Interim Parking Management Director in 2022. She has extensive knowledge and experience working with the City of Pensacola and downtown parking, previously serving as the Executive Director of the Downtown Improvement Board from 2017-2020 and the DIB's Assistant to the Executive Director from 2014-2017.
"I'm excited to continue working with Mayor Reeves, city leadership and our incredible team of Parking Ambassadors to create the smoothest parking experience possible for Pensacola residents and visitors," Dees said. "I truly have a passion for this community, and I look forward to the opportunity to continue implementing best practices for parking management in the City of Pensacola."
While serving as the Executive Director of the DIB, Dees was responsible for overseeing parking in downtown Pensacola before parking management was transferred from DIB to the City of Pensacola in 2020.
In her role as Parking Management Director, Dees will continue to direct all parking operations for the City of Pensacola, including the Jefferson Street Parking Garage, city-owned parking lots and on-street parking. Her responsibilities will include managing parking staff, overseeing the security and maintenance of parking facilities, planning for future parking needs in the city and recommending improvements in operations as needed.
Dees will work under the direction of Deputy City Administrator Amy Miller and Mayor D.C. Reeves.
"Lissa's dedication to our community and passion for creating a positive parking experience is unparalleled," Mayor D.C. Reeves said. "Lissa has demonstrated a strong work ethic and expertise during her time as the Interim Parking Management Director, and I'm excited to officially have her in this role. I look forward to working with Lissa and her team to continue to improve Pensacola's parking experience."
To learn more about City of Pensacola parking, visit parkpensacola.com.