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CHUCK PARISH

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Career Summary

Resourceful operations leader with extensive experience in achieving organizational growth and maximizing business profit. Former Vice-President, and Executive Director in manufacturing and non-profit companies. Excellent track record developing partnerships between business, vendors, customers, and government regulators, resulting in enhanced corporate growth. Skilled in team building, communication, and collaboration. Have consistently exceeded performance and financial growth expectations. I have an eye for streamlining and improving processes which enhance productivity and profit.

CORE SKILLS

  • Managing all company areas, including accounting, billing, recruitment, human resources, budget tracking, product delivery, and total customer satisfaction to achieve maximum budget effectiveness
  • Hire, mentor, train, and motivate successful teams
  • Cross-cultural management and personnel integration
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Motivated by challenging opportunities
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office

EXPERIENCE

SENIOR TAX ADVISOR January 2016 – Present
SAS Tax & Accounting  Pelham, Alabama

  • Providing financial and tax consultation for small to mid-size business owners
  • Accurately completed 400+ individual and business tax returns

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR March 2014 - December 2016
Rolling Hills Conference Center  Calera, Alabama

  • Successful operation of a $500M annual budget for two corporations (one non-profit and one for-profit)
  • Effectively directed daily operations of an 87-acre campus with 17 buildings, commercial pool, and an RV Park with 63 lots
  • Increased annual bookings and events by 42% through personal Client contact and creative sales and marketing campaigns
  • Increased facility occupancy rate by 22%
  • Successful project management by creating strategic plans for facility improvements and equipment upgrades. Supervised these projects from inception to on-budget completion
  • Improved team member retention and satisfaction by personal training and staff empowerment
SENIOR PASTOR January 2010 - March 2014
Vicksburg First Church of the Nazarene   Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • Expanded ministry facilities from conception through construction of a $300M multi-purpose building
  • Increased cross-cultural outreach by onboarding a Hispanic Pastor and mentoring congregational integration
GLOBAL COMMUNICATION COORDINATOR September 2002 - October 2009
International Church of the Nazarene   Kansas City, Missouri
  • Directed organization during a difficult global expansion while maintaining effective relationships between departments.
  • Mentored cultural awareness and implemented multi-lingual marketing campaigns
  • Provided effective leadership during a transition from paper (hard-copy) to 90% online communication strategy
  • Increased global participation of membership by 85%
  • Effective vision casting during a multi-year intentional restructuring project
  • Rebranded the organization’s social presence through web site re-design, expanded social media presence, new print and electronic communications, and intentional global marketing strategies
ASSISTANT FIELD DIRECTOR May 1998 - August 2002
International Church of the Nazarene   Wesern Highlands Prov., PNG
  • Creative cross-cultural training and mentoring of national leadership
  • Professor at Melanesia Bible College – teaching, equipping, training, and resourcing national pastors and BA students
  • Coordinated and served as chair of annual district conferences
VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS October 1992 - February 1998
Interpack Industries, Inc.   Phoenix, Arizona
  • Successfully planned, staffed, and opened a new manufacturing facility
  • Approved leases and contracts with banks and vendors
  • Reviewed and purchased equipment
  • Hired 80 employees and created a team-lead organizational philosophy through hands-on mentoring and example
  • Built customer relations by delivering promised results; leading to consistent annual sales of 11MM
PLANT MANAGER April 1985 - October 1992
Manufacturer's Folding Carton   El Paso, Texas
  • Successfully supervised a 24 x 7 manufacturing plant
  • Directed all human resource activities
  • Maintained effective customer experiences by meeting expected deadlines and exceeding customer expectations of quality and service

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN

Certificate Cross-cultural Communications, Nazarene Seminary, Kansas City, MO

AA Accounting, UTEP, El Paso, TX (1985)

Memberships and Affiliations

Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce
Christian Camp and Conference Center Association

Volunteer Work and Experience

Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce - Mentoring & Networking Group

Kansas City Literary Festival (2005 & 2006) Donated web design/development services and served as marketing consultant

Provided counseling and assistance to students and faculty after the Paducah, KY School Shooting

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"I have known Chuck for 13 years, and I say without a doubt that you are dealing with a person of very good moral character. Chuck operates with integrity. He is hard working, dedicated, and never leaves a job unfinished." - Cindy P.