Parker is a native of Stilwell, KS, and holds a bachelor's degree from The University of Kansas. Parker was a Division 1 wrestler at The University of Oklahoma and Arizona State University. By the time Parker graduated college he had already successfully built and sold a company.
Immediately after graduation, he entered the world of Financial Services working at American Century (Kansas City) and Transamerica (Denver) as a mutual fund wholesaler. After years of working on the institutional side of the industry; Parker observed that too many investors were not receiving the comprehensive advice they deserved. This motivated Parker to make a career change that would allow him to work more directly with clients in a fiduciary capacity. Therefore, he joined FPG, an independent wealth management firm. FPG has provided Parker with the resources and level of support he felt was necessary to help clients who were not getting the level of financial planning they deserved.
Parker has passed the Series 6, Series 63, Series65, and Life/Health insurance tests.