Additional Officers

Additional Officers

David Dobkin

Managing Director, Head of Acquisitions

David Dobkin joined Parkway in 2022 as Managing Director, Head of Acquisitions. Prior to joining Parkway, David Dobkin served as Director of Investments at HK Organization, a privately held real estate investment and development firm focused on the acquisition and development of real estate in the New York metropolitan area. He was involved with all aspects of business operations, including acquisitions, fundraising, investor relations, financing, business plan execution, and asset management of a two million square foot portfolio of multi-family, mixed-use, office, retail, and industrial properties. Prior to that, he worked at Leitner Group, where he appraised more than 250 properties worth in excess of $2 billion in the New York City metropolitan area across all asset types. He received a Bachelor’s in Urban Studies and a Master’s in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.


Olga Ghiba

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.


Wale Mabogunje

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. 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 has worked on multiple notable projects in Philadelphia and throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. His major projects with Parkway include the 2222 Market Street office tower.

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.


Briana Wilkins

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.  


Mark Hampton

Assistant Vice President, Information Technology

Mark Hampton joined Parkway in April of 2001. He is responsible for Parkway’s network infrastructure, systems administration, help desk, parking point-of-sale systems, and credit card industry compliance. Between 2018 and 2021, he guided the conversion of dozens of parking facilities to a new cloud-based parking system, which has opened up new possibilities for ticketless and gateless parking.

Mark started as our Help Desk technician in 2001. By 2007, Parkway promoted Mark to Director, Operations Systems, where he was responsible for evaluating and managing parking system selections and installations, as well as compliance with the Payment Card Industry Standards. His responsibilities further expanded in 2017 to include management of Parkway’s help desk, systems administration, and network infrastructure. Parkway promoted Mark to Assistant Vice President, Information Technology in 2022.

Mark earned his Payment Card Industry Professional (PCI-P) certification in 2014 and has maintained his annual PCI Internal Security Assessor (PCI-ISA) certification since 2015.


Bob Hicks

Assistant Vice President, Real Estate and Development

Bob Hicks leads the administration and coordination of design, construction, and maintenance programs for the 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.


Charles Newkirk

Assistant Vice President, Operations

Charles Newkirk joined Parkway in September of 1978.  Since joining Parkway, Charles has held a number of strategic positions within the company, leading up to his current position. Previously, he managed several key Parkway parking locations across the region before taking leadership of our Philadelphia International Airport Ground Transportation and Public Information Management operations. He was promoted from Director of Airport Operations to Assistant Vice President, Operations in 2022.

Charles leads Ground Transportation, Curbside Management, and Public Information Services and is responsible for strategy formulation and execution, designing systems, and developing resources that will enable his team to deliver high-quality, cost-effective service to the traveling public and other Airport patrons. His ongoing operational and technical innovations have improved control as well as customer and vendor experience at the Airport.


Michael Powell

Assistant Vice President, Operations

Michael Powell joined Parkway Corporation in August of 1983. After working as an assistant manager of several large facilities, he has continued to expand his role and influence. Michael served as a manager as well as an Area Manager with responsibility for multiple locations. He was then a District Manager overseeing 30 locations in Philadelphia and New York.  Parkway promoted him to Assistant Vice President in 2022.

Michael has also been instrumental in Parkway’s successful expansion nationwide and within our original home market of Philadelphia. He has played a pivotal role in the long-term growth and success of the team of managers and employees throughout his tenure. Michael’s strength is also his ability to successfully attract, engage and serve many of Parkway’s most prestigious clients and partners. 


Alfred Stevens

Assistant Vice President, Operations

Alfred Stevens joined Parkway in 2005 as a District Manager in the Philadelphia operations. Immediately prior to joining Parkway, Alfred worked for Impark as General Manager of their San Francisco operations for five years and was instrumental in growing the operations from four locations serving the baseball stadium to thirty-five locations in San Francisco and Oakland, with an employee base in excess of 125.  Parkway promoted Alfred to Assistant Vice President, Operations in 2022.

Alfred began his parking career in 1991 as an Evening Manager at Meyers Parking in New York City. When Central Parking Systems assumed Meyers’ operation, Alfred remained with Central Parking and worked in various positions within the company, including Area Manager and Operations Manager in New York City and General Manager in St. Louis, Missouri.

Alfred has a wealth of management and parking experience nationwide. He has been directly or indirectly involved in different types of parking operations including mixed-use projects, hotels, office buildings, residential developments, and large sporting venues. Alfred’s parking expertise includes revenue maximization, marketing, acquisitions, client relations and manager development.

Alfred has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration degree in General Management from the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT).


Steve Surgener

Assistant Vice President, Operations

Steve Surgener joined Parkway in 1999 as a parking facility manager in Philadelphia. In 2000, he transferred to the Philadelphia International Airport to oversee the newly formed Information Services Department. Starting in 2005, Parkway promoted Steve to management roles in Detroit and Philadelphia.  In 2009, he was promoted to Regional Manager and moved to Toronto to manage that city’s operations as well as most of Parkway’s portfolio outside of Philadelphia. Steve returned to Philadelphia in 2020 in that same role before relocating to our Baltimore market to lead all of Parkway’s non-Philadelphia locations.  Parkway promoted him to Assistant Vice President, Operations in 2022.

Prior to joining Parkway Steve worked as an Operations manager in the Rental Car Industry in both the Los Angeles and Philadelphia markets.

Mr. Surgener attended Temple University and graduated from Maxwell Institute with a certificate in computer programming.