Watry Design, Inc. is proud to announce that the National Parking Association has named John Purinton, SE and Principal at Watry Design as the new Vice-Chair of the Parking Consultants Council. John is a licensed engineer in 8 states and has been creating parking solutions for over 25 years. He leads Watry Design’s Design Build vertical, and is responsible for integrating structural solutions with parking layout and architectural design.
John will serve the PCC with Chair Jerry Marcus, President and owner of The Parking Advisory Group, who has served the parking industry for nearly 40 years. Prior to forming the Parking Advisory Group, he spent more than 20 years in parking management for a national parking management firm. Secretary Adam Cochran is the Vice-President of Kimley-Horn and Associates, where he has served for 17 years as a structural engineer. This is his second term as secretary for the PCC.
The Parking Consultants Council is the prestigious, peer-reviewed group of vetted parking consultants comprised of architects, engineers and parking management consultants. The PCC fosters information sharing on standards, regulations and trends that impact parking construction, management and operations. It develops best practices and technical educational manuals on parking industry topics.
The PCC is part of the National Parking Association, the nation’s leading parking trade group advancing the interests of the private and public sector in parking technology, sustainable mobility, certification, advocacy, research and education. Founded in 1951, NPA has more than 2,500 members and represents all facets of the parking industry.