Michael Dennison, founder and president of Parkworks, has been in the business of procuring and maintaining sophisticated European machinery since 1985. Because of this, Parkworks has always had an eye for quality machinery. In order to provide the highest quality systems, Parkworks is the United States distributor and service entity for DE-Park Parking Solutions providing Stackers and Lift and Slide parking systems. Parkworks also represents Sotefin supplying large scale Palletless Fully Automatic Parking Systems.
Parkworks is dedicated to heading off any service issues before they affect system operation. We back up every system with meticulous service ensuring decades of the highest performance.
Parkworks employees hold an average tenure of over 10 years. Our team includes licensed contractors, electricians, and expert technicians, ensuring that system design, installation, commissioning, troubleshooting, and maintenance go seamlessly for every project. This includes efficient site logistics, rigging, expert install craftsmanship, knowledge in PLC Logic, and proficiency in Variable Frequency Drives.
Parkworks approaches every project with a checklist, established through years of experience, to ensure project success through each phase, from conceptual design through commissioning and maintenance to ensure decades of successful operation.
Parkworks has proudly installed numerous systems that have seen over a quarter-century of daily use and continue to provide outstanding service today.
Starting off with exemplary equipment and following an intelligent maintenance program has allowed us to provide a remarkable uptime ratio; our equipment has been in operation every working day since 1985 and been down only 1 day in 7000.
Founder & President
Michael Dennison, founder and President, graduated Tau Beta Pi with an engineering degree from UC Berkeley and has worked as a design engineer at Rutherford and Chekene Structural Engineers in San Francisco. He has significant hands-on real estate development experience working as architect, engineer, and builder. In 1984 he founded Bavarian Professionals, a top-flight BMW service center located in Berkeley, and has extensive experience in all aspects of maintaining and repairing European equipment.
Sam Neff, Vice President, graduated with B.S. in Psychology from Stanford University and an M.S. in Computer Science from SFSU. For the past three decades he has led Design and Development for EdTech SaaS digital products. Sam helped lead GlobalEnglish Corporation’s $100M acquisition by Pearson July, 2012, and was responsible for all Pearson English digital learning services, a $700M division of Pearson Professional, with development teams in London, Poznan, Chennai, Shanghai, Seoul and San Francisco.
IndigoJohnson, Project Director, graduated with a B.S. in Earth Systems from Stanford University. She has managed over half a dozen Projects for Parkworks and oversees management on new and existing projects.Indigo is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Grant Shipway, Lead Engineer, graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley. He handles the technical integration of projects for Parkworks, and assists in development of plans for future projects.