Jon Rouse has been the General Manager of Park Cedar Rapids since 2009 and has been working as a parking professional since 2006. Jon's favorite part of the job is "working to find creative solutions that support downtown Cedar Rapids' revitalization goals." While Jon is not at work, he can usually be found fishing and hunting or spending time with his two very active daughters, Layla and Parker.
Joe Dunnwald is the Operations Manager at Park Cedar Rapids. Joe always has a good knock-knock joke to share with the front office staff. When he's not managing the downtown parking system and staff, he enjoy's golfing, cooking, and spending time with his family during his free time.
Julie McQuerry is the On-Street Manager at Park Cedar Rapids. Julie was born and raised in Cedar Rapids. When she's not managing on-street operations, she likes to travel, go fishing, camping, and spend time with her family.
Kim Wise is the Administrative Office Manager for Park Cedar Rapids. When not working on the accounting of the parking operation, Kim enjoys walking her two miniature schnauzers and spending time with her family.
Bill Ender is the Maintenance Manager for Park Cedar Rapids. As a Cedar Rapids native Bill shows a lot of pride in downtown Cedar Rapids. He is responsible for making our parking structures a safe and attractive part of the downtown real-estate. He is "proud to have a great team working to keep that goal in focus for our neighbors, parkers, and city." When it comes to down time family is always first, with a wife of over 25 years, two married children, and two grandkids, there is always someone to see and a world of places to visit.
A native of Southern Illinois, Laura grew up in Louisiana, where she earned a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from Louisiana State University. She is a downtown Parking Ambassador Enforcement Officer for Park Cedar Rapids. Laura has five years of newsroom, three years office of motor vehicles and one-year police dispatch experience. She also volunteers at the Mt. Vernon Visitors Center. She enjoys hiking, biking, signing, helping people, and playing with her Jack Russell puppy.
For over 10 years, Lori has been serving as a Park Cedar Rapids Meter Patrol Officer. When away from work she enjoys riding motorcycles and spending time with her children and three granddaughters.
Tracie has been with Park Cedar Rapids since 2012. When not serving as a Meter Patrol Officer and keeping Park Cedar Rapids in tiptop shape, Tracie likes antiquing and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Alana Hansel is an Administrative Assistant for Park Cedar Rapids and assists parking patrons. While not at work, she enjoys spending time and caring for her adorable son, Silas. Alana also enjoys attending concerts and spending time outdoors.
April Blomme is an Administrative Assistant for Park Cedar Rapids. When not assisting parking patrons and cracking jokes in the office, April enjoys gardening and spending time with her son Brock.
Josie Robertson is the Marketing Assistant for Park Cedar Rapids. She is responsible for communicating on behalf of the organization, in the form of monthly notifications, website updates, and social media posts. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, baking and reading.