Mark Lawrence is the co-founder and CEO of SpotHero, a parking reservation service that helps drivers find and reserve parking with garages, lots, and valets via the SpotHero app or website. SpotHero operates in 13 cities across the country, including New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Boston, and Philadelphia.
SpotHero has raised $27 million, most recently raising $20 million in a Series B round led by Insight Venture Partners and was named Chicago Startup of the Year by BuiltInChicago along with Best Workplace for Women Under 35 by Crain's Chicago. SpotHero went through Techstars Chicago and is an alumnus of 1871.
Mark was named to the National Parking Association's inaugural 40 Under 40 class in 2015. He has been featured in ParkingToday and Parking Magazine and has spoken previously at the Parking Industry Expo and National Parking Association Conference.
Before founding SpotHero, Mark was a Financial Analyst at Bank of America. Mark graduated with BS in Finance from Bradley University.