We’re on a mission to empower people to get everywhere, easier!
By designing better ways to find, reserve and pay for parking, we make life easier, our cities more accessible, and our world more connected.
Since launching in 2011, SpotHero has been paving the way for millions of drivers to easily find affordable parking at more than 5,000 garages, lots, and valets in major U.S. cities.
As the #1 downloaded parking reservation app, SpotHero provides easy parking for all, one spot at a time. Based in Chicago, SpotHero is led by founders Mark Lawrence & Larry Kiss.
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
As Co-Founder and CEO of SpotHero, Mark Lawrence is responsible for the overall vision and strategic direction for the company. Mark was named to Crain’s Chicago Business #Tech50 ranking of the most influential people in the local technology community. He was also selected for the National Parking Association’s inaugural 40 Under 40 class in 2015.
Mark has penned articles for parking industry publications Parking Today and Parking Magazine and regularly speaks at technology, entrepreneur and parking conferences across the country.
Before founding SpotHero, Mark was a Financial Analyst at Bank of America. Mark graduated with a B.S. in Finance from Bradley University.
Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer
Larry Kiss is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of SpotHero where he is responsible for setting the technical vision of the company as well as forging strategic partnerships.
Larry spent a number of years designing microprocessors for Advanced Micro Devices and then building mobile devices for Motorola before he founded SpotHero.
Larry received a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Delaware and a Master’s in Electrical Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Chief Financial Officer
Connie Capone is Chief Financial Officer at SpotHero. In this role, she oversees the company’s financial functions as it enters its next phase of growth, and brings
extensive experience from her previous roles in operations, consulting and venture
Prior to SpotHero, Connie served as the CFO and Chief Administrative Officer at
GeoDigital, an Atlanta-based high tech software company. She also spent more than
10 years as a partner at JK&B Capital, with more than $1.1 billion under
management, and founded Venture Capital Advisors. Her earlier roles include a
wide range of positions at PwC, Baxter and Booz Allen Hamilton.
Connie earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and holds a B.S. in Finance
and Marketing from Penn State University, where she was a University Scholar.
Chief People Officer
With 20 years of experience, Tiffany is thrilled to be leading the Human Resources department at
SpotHero. She oversees the areas of talent management, performance management,
compensation, training and development, benefits strategy and design, and employee relations and
Prior to SpotHero, Tiffany was responsible for heading up the HR, IT & Real Property functions at
Telular Corporation, lead the HR team at Sunstone Imports, Inc. and also worked in talent
management at Manpower. Her passion for people and ability to be both strategic and hands-on has
led to her developing innovative initiatives in performance management, employee engagement,
wellness and recruiting best in class talent.
Tiffany holds both the Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR) and the SHRM-SCP
(Senior Certified Professional) certifications and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources
Management and Organizational Communication from DePaul University.
Sr. VP of Strategy & Operations
Elan Mosbacher is Senior Vice President of Strategy & Operations at SpotHero. In this role, he oversees the company’s strategy, business development relationships and new business initiatives.
Elan joined SpotHero in 2013 and led the marketing department for three years. Prior to SpotHero, he led marketing and business development teams at two venture capital funded startups—an ecommerce company with over a million members which was acquired, and a B2B software company with over 125 employees.
He also spent time in consulting, venture capital, and banking.He earned his MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and a B.S. in Finance from University of Maryland.
Chief Marketing Officer
Chris Stevens is the Chief Marketing Officer for SpotHero. Chris brings 25 years of e-commerce and internet advertising experience to SpotHero. He has served with early innovators and startups, transactional intermediaries, enabling technologies, SaaS marketing services, as well as what are now relatively mature online consumer brands.
Prior to joining SpotHero, Chris was the General Manager for Groupon’s travel business and before joining Groupon he served at Orbitz and Expedia in several managerial roles. Prior to Orbitz and Expedia, he served with Worldspan where he oversaw the joint development of airline shopping and booking solutions for online travel agencies together with his oversight of Worldspan’s strategic relationship with Expedia, Inc.
Chris’s breadth of roles includes general business management, consulting, business development, strategic partnerships, paid advertising channels, advertising sales, merchandising, CRM, analytics, systems integration and migration, among others. To clear his mind, Chris enjoys reading, running, and sailing hobbies and he still occasionally dabbles in code for fun or to prototype new ideas. He lives in Evanston, IL and spends time on Martha’s Vineyard where his ancestors settled centuries ago.
VP of Sales
In his three years of holding sales leadership roles at SpotHero, Matt has driven a variety of strategic initiatives that capture demand, increase efficiency and maximize revenue for SpotHero’s parking partners in markets across all of North America. He now leads SpotHero’s entire sales organization as Head of Supply. Matt hails from San Diego and graduated from UC San Diego, and he has a proven track record of success over 20+ years of customer service, account management and sales management.
VP of Customer Experience
Robert Reilly is the Vice President of Customer Experience. Prior to SpotHero, he was part of the Executive Team at Porch, where he created and grew new business channels that came to represent one-third of Porch revenue.
A Chicago native, Kevin Sherlock serves as SpotHero’s General Counsel and is a member of the Company’s executive leadership team. Kevin is responsible for managing and overseeing all of the Company’s legal affairs, risk management and insurance practices and corporate governance matters, working closely with all levels of leadership at the Company. Prior to joining SpotHero, Kevin was lead M&A counsel at Groupon and, before that, an attorney with the Chicago law firm Mayer Brown LLP, where he focused primarily on corporate and commercial transactions.
Kevin graduated with high distinction from The University of Iowa College of Law, where he served as Editor in Chief of the Iowa Law Review. He also received his bachelor’s degree from The University of Iowa and was a five-year member of the Iowa football team, playing fullback on two Big Ten championship teams.
VP of Business Development
VP of Vertical Business Teams
Paolo Lorenzoni is the executive owner of our vertical businesses, including airport, event & monthly. In this role, Paolo is responsible for setting the vision for each business line, leading our cross-functional teams in execution, and accelerating growth by delivering a more tailored user experience.