Our Team

Julie Dixon
Principal Consultant
Julie Dixon is the President and Founder of DIXON, a woman-owned business, focused on providing parking consulting services to municipalities. Julie began her career as a parking enforcement officer for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department. She has been responsible for establishing policies, defining objectives and delivering on initiatives for municipal agencies for over 27 years.
Emily Kwatinetz is an Associate Consultant who has supported projects ranging from parking and mobility studies to detailed implementation plans. Through operational audits, data analysis, stakeholder outreach, and the development of strategic recommendations, she has a track record of comprehensive support for a variety of municipalities. Emily graduated cum laude from UC San Diego with a degree in Urban Studies and Planning and minor in Political Science.
Business Operations Manager
Ananda Aleman is the Business Operations Manager with extensive experience supporting complex parking technology projects. In addition to managing DIXON daily operations, her manufacturing, inventory control, purchasing and financial reporting expertise provides a tremendous resource to our clients.
Jennifer Rentz is an Associate Consultant with expertise in leading large-scale projects, technology initiatives and operations management. With sixteen years’ experience in the parking industry, she brings a wealth of knowledge regarding industry best practice to assist municipal clients. Her skills and past experience are particularly valuable for clients engaging in technology upgrades, vendor selection and ongoing operational best practice procedures.
Junior Associate
Allison von Ebers is a Junior Associate Consultant, new to the DIXON team. With expertise in municipal parking operations, Allison provides project support through stakeholder outreach, data collection and reviews, and operational assessments. Her experience working with complex parking systems offers the ability to assist cities in creating and implementing effective and maintainable parking operations.
Junior Associate
Preston will be graduating from The University of Washington with his Urban Studies degree with special emphasis on Community Development in June 2018. He will be working on multiple projects for Dixon in a supporting role while finishing his degree.