Eckl Parking Company, LLC was founded in October 2003 with a single parking garage (Marconi Parking Garage) located in downtown Columbus. Since that time, Eckl Parking Company has expanded at a measured and managed growth, adding the City of Gahanna Creekside Parking Garage, Children’s Hospital, The Hampton Inn and Suites (Downtown), Mt. Carmel West, several Restaurants and Special Event Valet service to our portfolio.
Tom Eckl, Founder and Partner
Tom, a CPFM (Certified Parking Facility Manager), has been in the parking industry since 1975, and has managed every type of parking facility and environment. The first 23+ years were with Allright Parking Buffalo, where he worked his way up to Vice President of the Buffalo division. In 1996, Tom was promoted to President of Allright’s Columbus division where he oversaw 32 locations. In 1999, Tom was solicited by another parking company to head their parking management division. During his tenure, he was directly responsible for the entire transition/start-up of Newport on the Levees’ parking garage and valet operation. In addition he has overseen facilities such as Miranova Parking Garage, the Port Columbus International Airports’ Curbside Valet and the valet operation at Easton Town Center, including the start-up of the North End Valet (Phase II)