The Dayton chamber represents about 2,200 businesses and organizations in a nine county area surrounding Dayton, through a mix of lobbying at different levels of government, leading economic development programs, and hosting networking events and training.
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Parker is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University with a degree in political science and holds an MBA from the University of Dayton. He was named a Ford Fellow for community sustainability in 2009, is a graduate of Leadership Dayton, Leadership Ohio, and the U. S. Chamber’s Institute for Organization Management.
He has also been a registered lobbyist for the region since 1990.
The chamber stated that a CEO selection committee will post the information about the confidential application process on the chamber’s website on Dec. 13. Questions or comments can be directed to Chamber Board Chair Mark Williams, also owner of Elements IV Interiors, at 937-918-1000.