Derek Frantz

Derek always aims higher. After more than 20 years in the automotive industry, buying and selling cars with a high level of service and founding his own premium, automotive brokerage firm that provided concierge service, it was natural to segue to an industry like parking guidance systems. A relatively new concept in 2013, Derek saw the opportunity and dove in. By applying his best-in-class, entrepreneurial perspective, Derek has built a leadership niche for PGS, partnering with premium equipment suppliers, creating custom solutions and installing guidance technology that continually improves the parking experience for our clients and their customers.

From the beginning, Derek’s vision and strategic direction have helped to grow Parking Guidance Systems, LLC from a three-person, regional manufacturer’s rep company to become one of the largest distributors and installers of customized, parking guidance technologies in the nation.

Best part of the job?

“I like the challenge of solving our customers’ parking congestion problems. No two projects are alike, so it keeps me, and our team, on our toes. Many people think we are a parking equipment installation company, when in fact, we are a parking guidance technology company with unlimited solutions to solve their parking issues.”

At PGS Derek leads business development which means growing the business every day. He works closely with sales team, guides strategic planning and operations, steadfastly maintaining everyone’s focus on delivering the highest-rated parking guidance technology with the highest level of service. When not selling parking guidance systems, Derek can be found playing golf, basketball or working out.

Association Memberships:
  • IPMI — International Parking & Mobility Institute
  • NPA — National Parking Association
  • FPA — Florida Parking Association
  • TPTA — Texas Parking & Transportation Association

Industry / Product Training Certifications:
  • Certified & Trained TIBA Parking Systems
  • Certified Level 1 for IPsens
  • Certified Level 1 INDECT Systems 2012
  • Certified & Trained in Automated Valet Systems
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