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Britton Stansell
Mike Plantholt
Eric Summers
Jason Perry
Dedria Henry
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Britton Stansell

CEO & FOUNDER

Britton graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville and has worked in the Chattanooga community since that time. His management and parking experience comes from 15 years with Republic Parking System. During his tenure he served in many capacities and ultimately as Regional Vice President. Britton is CAPP certified with the University of Virginia. CAPP is recognized worldwide as the leading credential in parking. Britton founded BrightBase with the purpose of serving Chattanooga and the surrounding region with a dependable, high character team in parking, transportation, and facilities management.

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Mike Plantholt

VP OF OPERATIONS

Mike earned his Bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of South Alabama. He has over 20 years of experience in operations in various industries. He most recently served as General Manager of the Chattanooga operations for REEF Parking. Mike’s experience encompasses over thirty properties and a staff of seventy team members. Mike was responsible for continued growth, improved operational efficiencies, and personnel performance. As Vice President of Operations, Mike is responsible for driving company culture, reconciling our mission with our operations and the training and development of all team members.

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Eric Summers

GENERAL MANAGER

Eric graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. Eric has over ten years of parking management experience. As a former Operations Manager for a large parking platform, Eric oversaw more than thirty properties, fifty employees, and more than 5,000,000 in revenue. Eric has been intricately involved and responsible for design and implementation of citation platforms, enforcement systems and processes, as well as creating and driving culture in the field. At BrightBase Eric is responsible for all Chattanooga Operations including our parking, maintenance and cleaning contracts.

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Jason Perry

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Throughout his career of over 25 years, Jason has progressed from lead HVAC technician to Properties Manager for the Berry family. There he met Britton, who offered him the opportunity to join the BrightBase team as they were expanding the company. In addition to continuing his role in property management, Jason has also joined BrightBase's Parking Division and serves as the President of BOMA Chattanooga.

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Dedria Henry

SENIOR MANAGER

Dedria graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a Bachelor of Science degree. She has over ten years of experience in the parking industry, with a background in management, treasury, operations and technology. She recently led a parking team at the Chattanooga Airport. She has received her Certified Parking Professional (CPP) designation from the National Parking Association. Dedria takes great care in developing and maintaining strong client relationships.

Our employees and our community are the backbone of our company and we make it a point to show them that they're appreciated. And in return, we have a dedicated and loyal team who takes pride in their work, which is really the best outcome we could hope for.
- Britton Stansell, CEO

Join the Team

Building the right team is crucial to maintaining our high standards. We look for individuals who are self-starters, like-minded, and motivated. We want team members who share our vision and are committed to providing exceptional service. We value diversity of skill sets and ensure that we have individuals who can look ahead and anticipate future challenges, as well as those who can handle day-to-day operations effectively. By surrounding ourselves with high-performing individuals who share our values, we believe we can continue to deliver outstanding service to our clients.