Michael D. Parrish

Mr. Parrish has over 30 years of senior leadership experience in growing and acquiring various technology related businesses globally. Most recently, Mr. Parrish has been Chairman & CEO of several publicly traded companies and was founder and CEO for an environmental services business which was recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine’s HOT 100 highlighting the top 100 start ups in America for 2004 as well as by INC magazine as the 7th fastest growing private environmental company on its INC500 list for 2006 and 2007. Previously, Mr. Parrish held various executive leadership positions with several General Electric Companies where he served in roles such as General Manager for global logistics and services for GE’s Water business. Earlier, as Managing Director for GE Capital specializing in ecommerce, six sigma, and productivity, he helped lead the effort to convert brick and mortar businesses to internet based operations. Prior to GE, Mr. Parrish served for 14 years on active duty in the U.S. Army where he held various leadership positions of increasing responsibility as an Army Aviator culminating as a member of the Army Acquisition Corps. Mr. Parrish has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point as well as a Master’s in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA with honors from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the past President of the West Point Society of Philadelphia and served on the advisory boards of the Delaware Valley Industrial Resources Center, USO of Southeast Pennsylvania/New Jersey and the United States Military Academy at West Point.