Republic Parking System, founded in 1966, is one of the largest privately held, family-owned providers of parking management services in the United States. It maintains airport parking, urban parking and client services divisions. Its client services division provides statistical analysis, marketing and planning and support services. The company undertakes the installation control systems and serves customers throughout Minnesota, Tennessee and Maryland. It provides parking services for hospitals, airports, office buildings and retail outlets. Additionally, the company provides meter collection and maintenance, valet parking, transport management and shuttle bus services. It operates various support departments, including risk management, accounting, internal audit, information technology and human resources. Headquartered in Chattanooga, Republic Parking System maintains one of its locations in Houston.