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 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 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 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 Kwame "Pierre" Grine. He has over 10yrs of customer service experience, and over 4yrs of valet experience. Originally he was born and raised in Chicago, IL, but he absolutely loves and enjoys the sunshine and hiking trails that Arizona has to offer. In Arizona he's also had the privilege of driving semi-trailer trucks for his family's local transport trucking business. One of his favorite places to eat in the valley is DeFalco's Italian Eatery. He loves coaching/teaching junior football and basketball in his free time, but most important in his life is being able to spend quality time with his family and friends!
- Kwame-Pierre Grine
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 Rich Forconi. He's been happily married for twenty years now, has three daughters and two grandchildren. He's originally from Rochester, MN, but moved here to Arizona in 1980, where he ultimately attended ASU earning a degree in computer science and finance. He's a retired IBM Executive and currently a sales leader for Aflac insurance in the Scottsdale area. He's also been a Private Events Manager for over 13 years on the side, actually working for a few valet companies, but is now a valuable Manager for After Dark Valet! He's successfully done parties of all sizes, ranging from 10 to 1,000 cars. Additionally, he's been an Olympic competitive swimmer and currently enjoys hiking, fishing and mountain biking, as well as spending quality time with his family.
- Rich Forconi
Meet David Bishop. He was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala in 1983, and was then adapted when he was only 2 months old. He was raised in Denver Colorado and has 1 sibling and an 11yr old daughter now. At heart he is also an animal lover, but doesn't currently own any pets. He's worked for over 11 years as a mechanic for VW, and before working for After Dark Valet, he worked for American valet for nearly 8 years! He also enjoys working part time for Doordash now, but his hope is to one day be a professional bowler. In his free time he enjoys bowling and watching baseball (which is his favorite sport) with his friends and family.
- David Bishop
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