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Board of Directors

Tom Hudson


Municipal Parking Services

A seasoned technology executive, Tom is our resident visionary and strategist. He joined MPS as CEO and board member in April 2012, shortly after retiring as chairman and CEO of Muve, Inc., which provides tools, software (SaaS) technology and coaching services to help individuals lose weight. Before Muve, Tom was CEO of Global Capacity, a startup company that provides integrated communications logistics software solutions worldwide. Tom has also served as chairman and CEO of CNT, senior vice president of McGraw-Hill, general manager of its F.W. Dodge division and as senior vice president, Corporate Development. From 1968 to 1993, Tom worked in a number of general management positions at IBM Corp. He has also served on the board of directors of several publicly traded companies. Tom earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA in Finance from New York University. He also attended the Harvard Advanced Management Program.

Joe Caldwell

Co-founder MPS &

Joe is one of our co-founders, and has maintained regular involvement in our business from its inception. Since 1995, he has also served as co-CEO of US Internet, US Wireless, a broadband service provider

Mark Evenstad

Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Upshire Smith Laboratories, Inc.

Mark is chief executive officer of upshire smith where he oversees operations and directs corporate strategy and business development.He also leads the company's efforts to identify and license new chemical entities, originate new drug therapies, and explore potential acquisitions. Mark started his career with Upshire Smith at a young age, working his way through many areas of the organization. He gained extensive, hands-on experience throughout all facets of the company, developing the skills to set business strategy, drive team performance, negotiate contracts, attract and retain customers, license innovative technologies and acquire additional facilities. Today, Mark continues to work closely with his father, Chairman Kenneth Evenstad, to grow the company, focusing on Upshire Smith's core strengths. Mark holds a B.A. in Business and an MBA in Venture Management from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn.

Rick Gage

CEO & Co-Founder, Nebulous/

Rick is one of our co-founders. He is ceo and founder of nebulous/, a national web-based real estate technology company. Rick also serves on the board of numberous companies and non-profit organizations, most notably carlson companies.

Robert G. Parish


White springs capital management

Prior to founding White Springs Capital, Robert G. Parish worked as an investment banker at Feltl & Company and practiced law with the Finance and Restructuring group at Faegre & Benson in Minneapolis. He also clerked for the Honorable Robert J. Kressel Chief Judge of the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Eighth Circuit. He received his J.D. from the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Parish served as Captain in the United States Air Force as an Intelligence Officer.