CHUCK PARISH

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Summary

Chuck is a strategic, collaborative, and result-driven professional with a track record and accomplishments in formulating business strategies, creating operational business plans, and ensuring optimal efficiency of all key functional areas of the business. He has established himself as a driving force in accelerating and enabling operational excellence, nurturing and developing new and existing organizational capabilities, and increasing revenue year-over-year. He has a proven track record that shows his capability to establish and maintain credibility and can build partnerships across the organization.

Throughout his career, he has made significant contributions towards steering the day-to-day operations of strategic initiatives and collaborating with organizations, corporate partners, and other external stakeholders to build capacity and impact. He is highly skilled in developing and scaling existing initiatives as well as improving related processes using innovation and best practices that will deepen impact and boost efficiency.

He possesses progressive management experience in providing leadership, guidance, and overall organizational direction while ensuring achievement of the organization's strategic goals and performance measures. He demonstrated high performance with credible experience in creating a culture of innovation, sustainability, and core values alignment along with balancing short-term work & long-term efforts.

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Skills

  • Strategy Planning
  • Operations Management
  • Sales & Marketing Campaign
  • Billing
  • Recruitment
  • Human Resources
  • Product Delivery
  • Personnel integration
  • Vendor Management
  • Project Administration
  • Budget Management
  • Renegotiation
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Tax Return Preparation
  • Resource Optimization
  • Process Improvement
  • Team Leadership

Experience

Senior Tax Advisor  January 2016 - Present
SAS Tax & Accounting  Pelham, Alabama

As Senior Tax Advisor, Chuck is involved in delivering financial and tax consultation for small to mid-size business owners and prepares tax returns for individuals and small businesses. He researches and analyzes tax legislation on a frequent basis as well as interacts with clients to help them understand the changing legislation.

Additionally, he proactively communicates tax impacts on performance measures and variances and suggests potential options to mitigate negative effects.

Key Highlights:

  • Efficaciously completed on-line coursework and certification and accurately accomplished over 400 individual and business tax returns
  • Increased production of 18% by managing a remote office during tax season 2018 & 2019
  • Increased organization production by 23% through preparing over 100 personal tax returns in a 4-month span

Executive Director  March 2014 - Dec 2016
Rolling Hills Camp & Conference Center  Calera, Alabama

In this role, Chuck led overall operations of the facilities and procedures to increase efficiency and productivity. He played critical role in developing and advancing thought leadership and domain strategy to expand business, foster new idea generation, synthesize the market landscape, and translate new innovative ideas into successful commercial outcomes.

His role embraces the accountabilities of steering daily operations of an 87-acre campus with 17 buildings, commercial pool, and an RV Park with 63 lots. He was engaged in formulating strategic plans for facility improvements and equipment upgrades along with the administration of projects from inception to on-budget completion.

While ensuring 100% customer satisfaction, he leveraged social media to design and implement new print and online materials / web-presence. He improved team member retention and satisfaction by personal training and staff empowerment.

Moreover, he developed the annual budget and presented to the Board of Directors for approval alongside led all fund allocations within budget. He negotiated all contracts with vendors and performed payroll and accounting/reporting functions for the Board. He assembled and managed employees to drive business performance and support aggressive growth strategy.

Key Highlights:

  • Successfully accomplished operation of a $500M annual budget for two corporations (non-profit and profit)
  • Increased annual bookings and events by 42% through personal Client contact, creative sales and marketing campaigns
  • Profitably increased facility occupancy rate by 22%, annual on-site attendance by 250%, annual income by 48%, and constituent fund-raising efforts by 29%
  • Raised public awareness of the facilities through utilization of Social Media, professional booking software, and new website
  • Successfully solicited funding for new equipment and building improvements
  • Boosted profit margin by 8% through renegotiation of existing vendor contracts and building new vendor relationships

Senior Pastor  January 2010 - March 2014
First Church of the Nazarene  Vicksburg, Mississippi

As Senior Pastor, Chuck was engaged in supporting, supervising, managing, and providing input for the evaluation of church employees in conjunction with the Board and the Personnel Committee. He constructed $300M multi-purpose building to expand ministry facilities from conception.

His accountabilities included enhancing cross-cultural outreach by on-boarding a Hispanic Pastor and mentoring congregational integration. He was tasked with identifying, developing, and organizing ministry opportunities for edification and outreach and to build community within the church in coordination with officers and congregants.


Global Communications Coordinator  Sep 2001 - Oct 2009
Nazarene Youth International  Kansas City, Missouri

Assistant Field Director  May 1998 - Aug 2002
International Church of the Nazarene  Western Highlands, Prov. PNG

Vice-President of Operations  Oct 1992 - Feb 1998
Interpack Industries  Phoenix, Arizona

Plant Manager  Apr 1985 - Oct 1992
Manufacturer's Folding Carton  El Paso, Texas


Education

Bachelor of Arts, Education, Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN

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"Chuck is, without question, a forward thinker and equipper, resourceful, personable and engaging." - Dr. Mark Berry