Parker Nash spent 15 years in the veterinary medical field as an emergency medicine clinician, practice manager, and business owner. Parker delivers high impact presentations by combining his executive experience in marketing, branding, human resources and communication with an extroverted and inspirational personality. His areas of interest are in motivation theory, organizational communication and employee engagement theory. Parker has a demonstrated record of developing and implementing solutions to multidimensional and complex operational challenges in the medical and business arenas. He served as president of the Veterinary Emergency Center Inc. and manager of their satellite facility before joining Pure Culture in 2010. Parker obtained his doctorate of veterinary medicine from The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine. He obtained his Masters in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, and his Bachelors of Arts in biology from Kenyon College. He is currently an adjunct professor in the veterinary practice management program at Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business.