David Parker is president of Parker Business Planning. He learned about the marine industry firsthand by working 17 years in his family’s successful Sea Ray dealership, Parker Boat Company, located in Orlando, Fla. He left the family business to work in real estate and financial planning, later becoming a trainer, 20 Group facilitator and consultant for five years with The Spader Companies before forming his own company in 1993.
Parker Business Planning specializes in the marine industry, where David has successfully helped numerous boat dealerships and marinas all across the United States and Canada become more professional, and more profitable. In 2008, 30 of his clients were selected to Boating Industry‘s list of Top 100 Dealers, including three Best In Class recipients. And he is regularly a featured speaker at the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo.