Wade Roberts is the Manager of Parking Services for the Public Building Authority in Knoxville, Tennessee since moving from Texas in 2015 where he currently oversees management of parking facilities owned by the city and county. During his parking management career, Wade has been heavily involved in parking and transportation services including self-parking, valet parking, shuttle operations, hospitality services, hospital patient transport, parking lot and garage facility design, and many special projects and consulting roles. As Regional Director of Operation of the Southwest Region, Wade oversaw parking operations for hospitals, hotels, class A commercial properties, and event venues in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. He has overseen parking operations for a small five-star historic hotel to a large 1,600 room convention hotel, valet events for the Texas Rangers, Dallas Stars, Miami Dolphins and Dallas Mavericks, a 1,000 valet vehicle per day doctor office building, and many other interesting and diverse venues.
Wade graduated with his BBA in Strategic Management from the University of North Texas. Wade and his wife, Tara, have four children – Lily, Lane, Luke, and Ford.