Henok is a central household name among Ethiopians in the Washington DC Metropolitan area where his success story as a trailblazer in the business sector has earned him the respect as a progressive business man in pursue his American dream.

Mr. Tesfaye is currently the president & CEO of U Street Parking Inc. A company he founded with his brother as a family operation in 1998. Under his leadership USP has become a premier parking company in the highly competitive parking market in the Washington DC area. From only four employees to more than 500 employees! Henok has enjoyed a rapid & rewarding success. He has been featured in the Washington Post, CNN, VOA & numerous publication. The Washington Post article describe him as "a District of Columbia entrepreneurial success story, a savvy and focused businessman in a good standing with the community." In addition to his parking business, Mr. Tesfaye's family owns & operates Etete restaurant, a super Ethiopian establishment in NW DC.

The George Mason University Alumni also play an important role in giving back to his community at large. Henok Tesfaye is a Board Member of Shaw Main Streets and Capital bank, as well as being a member of numerous civic & professional associations including the DC Chamber of Commerce 9th Street Business Association, The Enterprise Development group & The national parking Association. He is also the chairman of the Board of Mary Joy Foundation; a nonprofit organization that seeks to help children & seniors in Ethiopia.