Mike ParkerManaging Consultant

As a former news editor, Mike Parker’s 15 years of experience as an award-winning journalist adds another dimension to the Strategic Partnerships Team.  Mike’s career has provided him a thorough understanding of the public sector, particularly in city and county government, school districts and the state legislature. His strong analytical and writing skills are also an asset to both SPI’s consulting teams and the company’s Research Division.

Prior to joining SPI, Mike oversaw coverage and reported on thousands of news stories as a community news editor. He also has experience in investigative reporting, research and management.

Earlier in his career, Mike directed the launch of two weekly newspapers.  His love of news and information gathering, coupled with his communication skills, will be extremely valuable to SPI’s clients.

Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Texas State University.