CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SpotHero, North America’s leading parking reservation service, announced today that Connie Capone has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. The company’s first CFO, Capone brings wide-ranging and extensive experience in operational, consulting and financial roles, as well as in managing venture capital. Capone will oversee SpotHero’s financial functions as the company enters its next phase of growth.
“We are thrilled to welcome Connie to SpotHero,” said Mark Lawrence, co-founder and CEO of SpotHero. “Her impressive background guiding growing companies will be a tremendous asset as we scale our business. With broad experience across many different functions – including finance, accounting, venture capital, consulting and operations – Connie will be an integral member of our team.”
Most recently, Capone served as the CFO and Chief Administrative Officer at GeoDigital, an Atlanta-based high tech software company in the autonomous driving and utility spaces. After earning her MBA from Harvard Business School, she spent more than 10 years as a partner at Chicago-based JK&B Capital, with more than $1.1 billion under management, and founded Venture Capital Advisors. Her earlier roles include a wide range of operational, consulting and financial positions at PwC, Baxter and Booz Allen Hamilton.
“I’m excited to join SpotHero and help build upon the significant milestones the company has achieved in the past six years,” said Capone. “I look forward to using my financial and operational background to help drive the organization forward as it makes parking and transportation easier for everyone.”
Capone is active with Energy Foundry, Moderne Ventures, HBS Club of Chicago, Sweet Beginnings and various not-for-profit events, including the New Trier Jazz Fest. She completed her undergraduate degree at Penn State University, where she was a University Scholar.
SpotHero, North America’s leading parking reservation service, empowers drivers with easy parking at thousands of garages, lots, and valets in major cities across the US and Canada. Launched in 2011, SpotHero is headquartered in Chicago and has secured $57.5 million in funding. To learn more, visit www.spothero.com.