Vance C. Johnston is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Johnston held various positions with Furniture Brands International, Inc. since March 2010, including chief financial officer from May 2012 to December 2013, and he was chief financial officer of Furniture Brands when it filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code on September 9, 2013. Prior to Furniture Brands, he was chief financial officer for Miami Jewish Health Systems from March 2009 through March 2010, and vice president, corporate strategy at Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. from December 2005 through August 2009. Mr. Johnston has also held various positions in strategy, finance and operations with OfficeMax, Inc. from 2002 to 2005 and Burger King Corp. from 2001 to 2002. He began his career at KPMG and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Johnston holds a B.S. degree from University of San Diego and an MBA degree from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Management.
SP Plus Corporation provides parking management, ground transportation, and other ancillary services to commercial, institutional, and municipal clients in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. It offers facility maintenance, event logistics, training, scheduling, and supervising of service personnel. The company also provides customer service, marketing, and accounting and revenue control functions to facilitate the operation of its clients' facilities or events. In addition, it offers a range of ancillary services, such as shuttle bus vehicles and drivers; ground transportation services, such as taxi and livery dispatch, concierge-type ground transportation information, and support services for arriving passengers; on-street parking meter collection and other forms of parking enforcement services; and remote parking management. Further, the company provides facility maintenance services, including power sweeping and washing, painting and general repairs, and cleaning and seasonal services; security services; and multi-platform marketing services comprising SP+ branded Websites offering clients a platform for marketing their facilities, mobile apps, search marketing, email marketing, and social media campaigns. The company serves private and public owners, municipalities, managers, and developers of office buildings, residential properties, commercial properties, shopping centers and other retail properties, sports and special event complexes, hotels, and healthcare facilities. As of December 31, 2016, it managed 3,686 parking facility locations containing approximately 2.0 million parking spaces in 357 cities; operated 78 parking-related service centers serving 73 airports; operated a fleet of approximately 700 shuttle buses; and operated 652 valet locations. The company was formerly known as Standard Parking Corporation and changed its name to SP Plus Corporation in December 2013. SP Plus Corporation was founded in 1929 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.