Meet Ronnie Crone. Born in Lubbock Texas, he lived in the small town of Alpine until the age of 4, when he and his family moved to Arizona. He was then raised in Scottsdale and later graduated from Saguaro High School with honors. It was during his senior year that he first started working as a valet, which he loved. He then stopped doing valet for about 5 years however, to attend ASU full-time and drive forklifts for Costco, but he later returned to doing what he loved to do. Ultimately he's become the CEO of After Dark Valet, following 10+ years as a Private Events Manager, while graduating with a double major from ASU in business & communications. He's now a happily married family man, whom spends the bulk of his time caring for his son, autistic daughter and disabled mother. During his minimal free time, he enjoys focusing on making After Dark Valet the most EXCLUSIVE Private Events Service available in Arizona!
- Ronnie Crone
Meet Karen Olson. She was born in St Paul Minnesota, but moved to Arizona at 18 to attend ASU and found warm weather and sunshine and never left.
She started a career in apparel manufacturing, then stopped full time work to successfully raise two more Sun Devils into adulthood. Along with attending kids’ swims meets, she worked part time gigs, including Editor for a local parenting magazine and Private Events Valet Manager for eleven years. Keeping it in the family, both kids also worked as valets during college. Later she decided Healthcare was where she found satisfaction and now she works full-time at a Corporate Wellness Company.
Joining After Dark Valet was an absolute yes though, as she finds valet to be fun & satisfying work. She enjoys making her clients events run smoothly, while being outside, even in the heat and cold. She also enjoys the client and co-worker interaction. Given everyones diverse backgrounds, it is very rewarding and there is never a dull moment!
In her free time, Karen enjoys her two dogs and parrot, gardening, bike riding and walking, got to keep moving to stay young. Always planning and looking ahead to her next travels abroad or to a beach for toes in the sand.
Live by the Golden Rule and you can’t go wrong.
- Karen Olson
Meet Ryan Jacobsen. Ryan is originally from Canada, but grew up in central New Jersey, and attended college at the University of Richmond in Virginia. After graduating with a double major in Marketing and Leadership Studies, Ryan crossed the country for a job opportunity in sunny Arizona. He has been doing valet now for 5yrs, and began managing private events just a year into his tenure. In his free time Ryan plays ice hockey (remember the Canada part eh'), spends time with his two dogs, snowboards, hikes, travels, and loves to scuba dive. Above all he is a dad joke expert though, who can tell you entirely too many facts about sharks. If you meet him, you should ask him about his unique custom candle business too, very creative!
- Ryan Jacobsen
Meet Carlos Santiago. He is married to his best friend of 14 years, and they have 7 children between them, with 14 grand children. They enjoy traveling around in their RV visiting the America The Beautiful National Parks, while stopping to catch baseball games around the country. He is one of our most experienced managers at After Dark Valet, holding 12+ years of valet and management experience in the hospitality industry. He also has over 10 years experience in dispatching, coordinating and managing all forms of ground transportation. He looks forward to a new and exciting future, and plans to continue traveling for years to come. Although he is semi-retired from the valet game now, he still makes celebrity appearances when he can to help out.
- Carlos Santiago
Meet Diana Moissonnier (Moiss en yeah). She is married to her best friend of 23 years and is a mother of four children, 2 boys and 2 girls. She also has 3 pawed children as well. Diana received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arizona, and currently works full-time for the Phoenix Convention Center as their sole graphic designer. She's also managed private events for over 10 years now, and has been a valued Manager w/After Dark Valet since day one. In her free time, she likes to do long distance swims, which become fundraisers for US military veterans. In 2016, she swam the Catalina Channel in the Pacific Ocean as a relay with 5 others, raising $1500 for a local charity that helps homeless veterans.
- Diana Moissonnier
Meet David Walker. He's working as an assistant store manager for Fry's grocery store by day, but then he's been working nights for the last 2+yrs as a Lead Valet/Sr. Manager. Meanwhile, he married his high school sweetheart Laurasia Walker and they have recently had their first baby boy together, to add to their existing family consisting of 2 golden doodles . He likes to spend his spare time watching baseball, playing corn hole and parking nice cars. His favorite TV show is Friday Night Lights, and his favorite place to eat is Chick Fil A. He firmly believes that "working hard will get you good results in life", and he leads by example!
"CLEAR EYES, FULL HEARTS, CAN'T LOSE"
- David Walker
Meet Jerome Nixon. He was born and raised here in Arizona, and then moved to LA for 2yrs to work on power lines. Since his return to Arizona, he's gained over 3yrs of valet experience, and it's important to mention that he was a manager for 2.5yrs of those years too. He's use to managing everything from your smaller personal event with 10-20 cars, up to your much larger events exceeding 250 cars. He's currently pursuing a degree in finance and will be returning to MCC in the fall, while working full-time at Navy Federal. In his free time you can find him at the gym, playing frisbee with his dog, hiking or scuba diving. He also enjoys brewing some beer with his brother, and loves to visit any Brewery "only to gauge the competition".
- Jerome Nixon
Meet John Freyermuth. He was born in Phoenix Arizona, but raised in the suburbs of Chicago. His story is one of passion and exploration. With diverse interests, ranging from live music, playing guitar, & a huge basketball fan. Alongside his job as a Senior Events Manager at After Dark Valet, which keeps him active and outdoors, he also works for a hemp-based wellness company called Green Compass Global, helping people sleep better, feel less pain and less anxious with CBD products. Learn more here:
In addition to his personal and professional goals, he is a caregiver for his mother. He loves going to see live music. He values personal growth and embracing new experiences. Some of his favorite things include reading, listening to music, favorite bands & artists like Jerry Joseph, Billy Strings, Spafford, Goose, and String Cheese Incident, and basketball. His vibrant and lively personality shines through in all aspects of his life.
- John Freyermuth
Meet Rosendo Cervantes. Born in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, he moved to the Imperial Valley in the State of California, back in 1989 and lived there until 1997. Graduated from El Centro’s Central Union High School in 1995, where he learned useful Accounting skills. He moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1997 and has worked as an Accounts Payable Coordinator/Specialist since then. He was hired by American Valet in March of 2016 as a Special Events Valet, and was later promoted to Special Events Valet Manager in 2018. In 2019 he had the opportunity to manage a crew of two at Durant’s, one of Phoenix’s Historic Restaurants. Took a 3 year resting period from March of 2020 to 2022 following the pandemic, and joined the elite group of valets at After Dark in October of 2022. His oldest son Leo, also joined After Dark at that time followed by his youngest son Benji a few months later. Working with his Boys was something he always had on his mind and feels blessed to do so now. Rosendo loves everything involved in Special Events Valet Parking as it involves, in part, going to multiple sites and meeting new people. He lives with his Wife Rebeca, 2 Sons, 2 dogs & 1 cat. He likes going on walks, going to the Movies and is very passionate about trains. Rosendo and his 2 sons have taken a few long distance trips across the US by Amtrak.
- Rosendo Cervantes
Meet Matt O'Connor. He was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona and ultimately graduated from Brophy College Preparatory (Class of 2011). He then continued his education at the University of Arizona, which ultimately lead him to a primary career in the automotive industry.
Truthfully, he's been addicted to exotic cars since he was 15 and he's hosted car events around town since then. Already hosting events helped him quickly excel as a private events manager as well. Prior to working with After Dark Valet, he started his valet experience with American Valet (based out of Phoenix). This experience along with his passion for cars in general, helped him become one of the most knowledgeable managers on the After Dark Valet team. So whether it's a 30 car event, or a 300+ car event, Matt looks forward to ensure that your event is a success!
He currently works as a Director of Operations for an exotic car dealership in North Scottsdale, but still loves working valet on the side. Additionally, in his free time he still enjoys attending cars shows, traveling and playing with his golden retriever puppy, Maverick.
- Matt O'Connor.
Meet Jimmy Reisinger. He was born in St. Paul Minnesota, but moved to Arizona at the age of 8. From there he was raised in Scottsdale and ultimately graduated from Saguaro High School in 1999. He later continued his education and earned a degree in Mass Media and Communications from ASU in 2020.
Professionally speaking, Jimmy has over 20 years of experience in the valet and parking industry. Currently he manages private events for After Dark Valet, while working full-time for Arizona State University in the parking and transit department.
In his free time, he enjoys watching sports and rooting for teams from both Minnesota and Arizona. He also enjoys camping with friends and playing with his 2 dogs, Boomer & Freya.
FUN FACT - Jimmy was the captain for a valet team that took 4th place in the 2008 National Valet Olympics!
- Jimmy Reisinger
Meet Frank Moreno. He was originally born Phoenix and then raised in Chandler, Arizona. Ultimately he later married his best friend of 19yrs old and had a son shortly after, all while graduating with a criminal justice degree in 1999 from Commonwealth International University.
Shorty after, Frank's daughter (a miracle baby) was born in 2009. During this time, he went back to school for "networking & security" at the University of Phoenix.
Along the way , he found valet to be a great way to make some good side money around his busy schedule. This includes both valet and management experience with one of the largest valet companies in Arizona, American Valet.
Over the years, Frank has also racked up over 27yrs of experience in warehouse distribution for food, medical and general retail industries. 18 of those years have been spent with Safeway in liquor & general merchandise distribution and he has an additional 5yrs with Albertsons in produce/perishable distribution.
His hobbies include listening to music, playing guitar, watching sports and of course spending quality time with his family and their 2 big dogs (both pitbull brats).
- Frank Moreno
Meet Jason Marsiano. He is originally from Redding California, where he graduated from Shasta High School and attended Lake College. He later decided to move to Arizona in 2012, where he ultimately acquired over 5 years of valet experience, dealing with everything from maintenance to management. Jason is a huge asset to After Dark, given his overall experience and his ability to think on his feet! He's also currently working as a paint foreman by day, but he's the best handyman there is on the side! In his limited free time, he enjoys spending time with his fiancé and 2 beautiful daughters. He's also an RC enthusiast and he likes to ride mountain bikes, but his real passion would have to be hunting and fishing. He loves anything to do with the outdoors, but his favorite local water hole is Lake Pleasant.
- Jason Marsiano
Meet Paul Spillman. He was born and raised in Marion Ohio, where he went to Marion Harding High School and then later attended the Try-rivers Career Center for Carpentry. He ultimately moved to Arizona back in 2006, because he was tired of the cold weather and he wanted to try working somewhere new. He is now a Carpenter Foreman here in Phoenix, so he spends the majority of his days building bridges. He has been doing valet on the side for over 8 years now, because he loves it almost as much as he loves his Green Bay Packers! He also enjoys fishing and working out, but he did not enjoy watching Clemson State win over Ohio State from the 9th row. His favorite place to fish would be up in Canada, but the bulk of his free time is devoted to being an amazing father of 4 (3-girls, 1-boy).
- Paul Spillman
Meet Craig Owens. He was born and raised in Colorado, unfortunately making him a Denver Broncos & Colorado Rockies fan from birth. He graduated with a degree in Hospitality and Event Management from Johnson & Wales University. Following that he spent some time in non-profit fundraising, concerts and live events in and around the Denver area, prior to moving to the valley 9 years ago. He worked 3 years in the valet business here in Arizona as a Private Event Manager, Account Manager and a Special Event Coordinator. Currently he works as a strategy & analytics specialists, for a financial servicing firm in Tempe. He spends all of his free time with his wife, supporting and attending their 3 kids various school and extracurricular activities.
- Craig Owens