Executive Team

Michael Tatum

President

Michael Tatum is President and co-founder of Lone Star Valet. Mr. Tatum attended the University of North Texas where he studied Business Management. He is responsible for overseeing all strategic business operations which ensures that each client receives exceptional customer service from all Lone Star Valet employees. He brings over twenty-five years experience in cultivating businesses and fostering partnerships in the hospitality industry. When he founded what would later be known as Lone Star Valet, Mr. Tatum set out with one goal in mind- providing remarkable customer service to every customer. This responsive, service driven mentality has enabled him to cultivate partnerships with top-tier brands including Bob’s Steak and Chop House, Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, and The Capital Grille.

Kyle Henry

Senior Vice President

Kyle Henry is Senior Vice President of  Lone Star Valet. Mr. Henry graduated from Howard Payne University where he studied Business Management. He is responsible for all operational aspects of Lone Star Valet. Mr. Henry utilizes over twenty years of valet experience to maximize parking logistics through proper traffic flow and tailored operational procedures. He has served in multiple capacities during his tenure at Lone Star Valet and oversees a team of professional account managers. While at Lone Star Valet, Mr. Henry has made himself a valuable resource to premier clients, including the Shops at Legacy, UCR Asset Services, Retail Street Advisors, and the Gaedeke Group. Mr. Henry strategizes with his clients to position each venue for success and overcome any parking obstacles they face. He prides himself on ensuring each client experiences a fruitful partnership with Lone Star Valet.

Janna Smith

Vice President - Human Resources & Administration

Janna Smith, Vice President, Human Resources and Administration for Lone Star Valet, is an accomplished Human Resources professional with over 19 years of experience in full cycle recruiting, payroll, creating and implementing training and development programs, employee relations, retention, compensation, and benefits administration. Janna is responsible for implementing human resource management strategies that enable Lone Star Valet to recruit, train, and retain a high performing and customer service driven workforce. Janna is a Certified Professional in Human Resources Management and is a member of Society for Human Resource Management.

Nick Clonts

Risk Manager

Nick Clonts is the Risk Manager for Lone Star Valet. He is responsible for facilitating the claim procedure and overall Risk associated with the company.  Nick brings over 15 years of experience with valet operations which enables him to understand account logistics and strategically monitor each account for success.   Since he joined Lone Star Valet in 2004, Nick has successfully managed high-volume and logistically challenging venues and accounts.  He strives to offer each client exceptional customer service through timely and thorough responses.