Colleen M. NieseChief Executive Officer
With over 25 years’ experience in the parking industry, Colleen has held the positions of Chief Administrative Officer, Senior Vice President and Vice President for national parking management firms as well as co-founded her own parking consulting and software company prior to joining Colonial Parking. As its Chief Executive Officer, Colleen leads her colleagues across the organization to ensure the company delivers its value proposition to every client and parker. Colleen works closely with Ownership on executing key strategies that leverage technology, mobility and parking solutions to drive financial and intrinsic value for our clients.
Throughout her parking career, Colleen has been a volunteer leader within the parking and commercial real estate industries, including service on the National Parking Association’s Board, as well as being asked to serve as the founding Chair of Women In Parking. She also has been a frequent speaker and presenter at numerous industry-related annual conferences throughout North America. She will serve CREW (Commercial Real Estate for Women) as their Board’s Secretary in 2024 and is a current member of The Economic Club and ULI (Urban Land Institute). She graduated with a BA in Liberal Arts from the University of Toledo and maintains her SPHR and CPP designations.