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Colonial Airport Parking Promotes John Groden to Vice President

LESTER, PA– Colonial Airport Parking (CAP), a near airport parking provider serving the Philadelphia International Airport, has promoted John Groden to the position of Vice President. Affiliate of Colonial Parking, a private parking management firm headquartered in Wilmington, DE, CAP is a 1,500-space parking facility located in Lester, PA. They provide both self-park and valet parking services with shuttle service for travelers departing from PHL.

“It is with great pleasure that I announce the promotion of John Groden to the position of Vice President.” said Jed Hatfield, President, CAP. “Since John joined Colonial, over 16-years ago, he has contributed to the overall growth and success of Colonial and particularly during the last 8-years while managing CAP.”


Mr. Groden manages CAP’s team of 60-associates and overall operation ensuring the highest quality service of any airport parking facility is delivered everyday. In addition to his daily management responsibilities, he has been responsible for special projects like the expansion of the facility with the addition of a remote valet lot that added 450-spaces (43%) more capacity, implementation of valet parking services, implementation of car care services, implementation of a state-of-the-art Advantage Card Customer Loyalty program, reservation system and Customer app and the upgrade of the CAP fleet to clean propane fueled shuttles.

In addition to his CAP management responsibilities, Mr. Groden also serves the parking industry by serving as the Chairman of the National Parking Association’s (NPA) Off-Airport Parking Peer Network. In this role, he has been featured as a presenter at various NPA events and authored several articles for NPA publications.

About Colonial Airport Parking

Established in 1988, Colonial Airport Parking (CAP) is a privately owned, near airport parking management service serving the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). Located just 2-miles from PHL in Lester, PA, CAP’s facility offers 1,500-spaces with both self-park and valet parking services, car care services and shuttle between their facility and PHL. CAP is an affiliate of Colonial Parking, a private, regional parking management firm headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and managing facilities in Wilmington, Delaware and Greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania established in 1956. Focused on a high level of customer service, Colonial manages over 10,000 parking spaces in over 40 facilities ranging in size from 20 to 1,500 spaces, serving more than 14,000 customers daily and employing over 150 associates. Family owned and managed, Colonial prides themselves on being large enough to use the latest technology, but small enough to offer individual attention to each location they manage. Visit: and