After graduating from West Point in 1985, Mike Parrish served as an Army Aviator for 14 years. Upon leaving active duty, he transitioned to the Army Reserves where he continues to serve today as a Colonel.
Mike received 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. In the private sector, Mike started at General Electric in 1998, where he helped modernize global delivery services to save millions of dollars while improving on-time delivery performance.
In 2003, he founded an environmental services company that he grew into a $10 million company with 100 employees in just four years. Mike went on to serve as the chairman and CEO of an infrastructure company, where he increased profitability by 115% and improved shareholder equity by over 200% in less than two years.
Currently, Mike is the Chief Executive Officer of a natural resources company in West Chester. He has lived in Malvern since 2001. He has three children ages 13, 10, and 6.