Vice President, Operations
Rick Elsworth began his career in the parking industry in 1994. Prior to being promoted to Vice President of Operations in 2014, Mr. Elsworth was a General Manager responsible for Parkway Corporation’s parking operations in Albany, Baltimore, Brooklyn, Camden, Detroit, Jacksonville, Memphis, Pittsburgh, Richmond, Rochester and Toronto. Mr. Elsworth has extensive parking knowledge having managed all aspects of parking operations including vehicle & people lifts, vehicle elevators, valet, self-park, hotel, hospital, stadium, theater, off-airport and airport parking.
Rick’s expertise is parking asset value optimization. He has led numerous automation projects and is known for his creativity in using technology and pricing structures to dramatically increase parking payment compliance and revenue. He has also led Parkway Corporation on the journey of continuous improvement and operational excellence and is an industry-acknowledged leader in delivering Parkway’s best in class parking operations.
Mr. Elsworth earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University School of Business.
Vice President, Finance
Olga Ghiba has been with Parkway since 2005. She is responsible for enterprise level financial planning and analysis, treasury management, budgeting, capital markets and payment processing. Olga manages all aspects of liquidity, cash management and financial modeling for the company.
Prior to being promoted to Vice President in 2021, Olga served as our Director of Finance and Cash Management for 8 years. In that role, she was responsible for maintaining banking relationships, development of investment and cash management strategies, and compliance with debt covenants.
Olga graduated magna cum laude from Temple University Fox School of Business & Management with a degree in Finance and Accounting. Olga earned the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation in 2013.
Vice President, Project Executive
Wale Mabogunje joined Parkway as our Vice President, Project Executive in February of 2020. Prior to Parkway, he spent 4 years at Liberty Property Trust working as Senior Project Manager on build-to-suit office, lab and manufacturing space at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. He also worked for 9 years with Aegis Property Group as Development Manager and Senior Development Manager.
Wale's notable projects in Philadelphia include:
Lincoln Financial Field
National Constitution Center
US Airways International Terminal One
Perlman Center for Advanced Medicine at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Axalta Global Innovation Center
In New Jersey, Wale worked on multiple Virtua Healthcare buildings. He began his career with Turner Construction and over 6 years served in various roles including project management, cost control, procurement and business development.
Wale is a Temple University alumnus with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and an MBA in International Business from the Fox School of Business.
Vice President, Development
Briana Wilkins is Vice President, Development. At Parkway, she leads residential and mixed-use development of existing properties and new acquisitions across multiple markets. Prior to joining Parkway, Briana was Vice President, Philadelphia for Ivy Realty, where she oversaw a portfolio of almost 1M SF of residential and industrial assets. These included 1600 Callowhill, a $50M redevelopment of a warehouse into mixed-use multifamily. Before coming to Philadelphia, she worked as a project manager at Silverman in Jersey City, overseeing all aspects of development, from acquisitions through lease-up for one of Jersey City’s leading multifamily developers.
Briana graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University with a degree from the School of Public and International Affairs.
Assistant Vice President, Real Estate and Development
Bob Hicks leads administration and coordination of design, construction and maintenance programs for physical plant of Parkway Corporation and its affiliates. Bob joined the company in 1986 and has served in several key roles in our maintenance and construction team. He has managed over 100 major construction, renovation and demolition projects during his tenure. Prior to Parkway, Bob spent 15 years in the design construction industry.