It must be a breezy affair to own and head the private garage company in New York, but Billy Lerner didn’t have things easy for him. William Lerner, as he is known officially, is the CEO of iPark, but his journey had more aspirations than most people know! In this post, we will talk of a man who has influenced lives of his customers, patrons and has helped numerous causes.
The initial journey
iPark was formerly known as Imperial Parking Systems and has history spanning in six decades. Billy was just 12 when started to park cars for the company, which was then run by his father. He often would go to visit the facility and learn things about the trade. After his high school, he was determined to help his father in business. To know more about business better, he completed his graduation on the subject and returned to take the job of managing Imperial Parking Systems. Since then, Billy Lerner has been the face of the business.
The important changes
William started working on making the company a real brand right from the start. He started with operational changes in Imperial Parking Systems, and he was keen on offering the best of technological advances for the customers. He reworked on the basic operational functions, which include management of finance and technological transitions. Besides the changes within the company, Bill worked on bettering the facilities and started aggressive expansion through acquisitions. Currently, the company owns to 150 facilities in the metropolitan New York area.
The green revolution
William has mentioned time and again how electric and hybrid cars are going to be the future choices of customers. His company is already taking the right steps to offer amazing services in this regard. iPark has already partnered with Tesla Motors, Inc.™ and Beam Charging™ and is offering integrated charging systems at more than 25 facilities. Bill insists that these investments are going to be the backbone of the industry in days to come, and it is important to seek the changes with the right motives of adding more green services.
Bill has also mentioned his desire to increase the number of facilities in the region, and his team hinted at more acquisitions in near future. Not many know, but he is also involved in a number of charity causes, which remain his other passions, besides spending time with his family!