Julie Dixon is the President and Founder of DIXON, a woman-owned business, focused on providing parking consulting services to municipalities. Julie began her career as a parking enforcement officer for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department. She has been responsible for establishing policies, defining objectives and delivering on initiatives for municipal agencies for over 28 years.
JOSH POWERSSenior Technology Implementation Manager
Josh Powers is a Senior Technology Implementation Manager with more than a decade of experience in the parking industry. Working closely with a range of diverse technology providers, Josh has participated in the successful implementation of over 100 PARCS installations. He merges the technical know-how of PARCS systems, PGS, single space sensors, and multi-space meters, with the operational experience capable of providing DIXON’s customers with fully deployed, turnkey solutions.
Emily Kwatinetz is a Senior Associate who has supported projects ranging from parking and mobility studies to parking program implementations. Through operational audits, ordinance updates, specification developments, and vendor management, she demonstrates a track record of comprehensive support for a variety of municipalities, earning her recognition as one of the National Parking Association’s “40 Under 40” Class of 2018.
Jennifer Rentz is an Associate Consultant with expertise in leading large-scale projects, technology initiatives and operations management. With sixteen years’ experience in the parking industry, she brings a wealth of knowledge regarding industry best practice to assist municipal clients. Her skills and past experience are particularly valuable for clients engaging in technology upgrades, vendor selection and ongoing operational best practice procedures.
Kenzie Coulson is an Associate consultant with over two decades of experience in transportation. She has been responsible for launching complex projects across the country, including the entire overhaul of the parking department in Park City, Utah. Having proven her ability to manage logistics for large-scale technology projects, Kenzie brings a rigorous approach to DIXON’s mindset. Her practical experience with implementing parking, transit, and curbside plans allows DIXON’s customers to seamlessly achieve their parking solutions.
Brett Porter is an Associate Consultant with extensive experience in transportation and community planning, and public engagement. For DIXON, Brett has developed operational audits and strategic recommendations, conducted stakeholder outreach, and guided the implementation of new parking technology. Brett holds an M.A. in Geography and Planning from the University of Toledo (OH) and is AICP-certified by the American Planning Association.
Allison von Ebers is a Junior Associate Consultant, new to the DIXON team. With expertise in municipal parking operations, Allison provides project support through stakeholder outreach, data collection and reviews, and operational assessments. Her experience working with complex parking systems offers the ability to assist cities in creating and implementing effective and maintainable parking operations.
David Skophammer is a Project Coordinator, writer, and strategic planner with six years of experience in private and public sectors, including four years of consulting and project management experience across diverse, client-facing projects. David brings a broad-ranging skill set to the DIXON team, having previously worked at the intersection of data analysis, technical writing, and regulatory oversight. David graduated from Yale University with a degree in Environmental Studies.
Business Operations Manager
Ananda Aleman is the Business Operations Manager with extensive experience supporting complex parking technology projects. In addition to managing DIXON daily operations, her manufacturing, inventory control, purchasing and financial reporting expertise provides a tremendous resource to our clients.