Starting at Artists Management Group in 1999, Parker was a trainee in the Animation, Motion Picture Talent, and Music Departments. In early 2002, he became the Coordinator for the Music/Talent Crossover Division as well as the Corporate Consulting Group which at the time handled Seventeen Magazine and The Palms Casino & Resort.
After leaving Artists Management Group, Parker steered the 20th Anniversary re-release of the documentary film “Style Wars,” which was honored on the closing night of the 2003 TriBeCa Film Festival. In the same year, Parker started a monthly stand-up comedy showcase called The NEXT Comedy Lounge which featured emerging stars of comedy such as Zach Galifianakis, Craig Robinson, Judah Friedlander, BJ Novak, Kevin Hart, Jeff Ross, and veteran comics Chris Spencer and David Allen Grier. From 2004 – 2010, Parker worked as a producer on shows such as THE BIGGEST LOSER (NBC), WILD’N OUT (MTV), MY CELEBRITY HOME (Style Network), as well as numerous pilots for VH1, MTV, E! Entertainment, and TBS. He has also served as a consultant for the NBC “Stand-Up for Diversity” Program.
Since joining Rain Management Group in 2010, Parker has steered the careers of diverse talent such as Quddus (DUETS, THE Q-SIDE), Christof Putzel (2-time DuPont winner and 4-time Emmy Nominee), Coodie & Chike (BENJI), and Very Important Productions (OISHI HIGH SCHOOL BATTLE). Additionally, Parker continues to develop material and produce for television, film, and premium digital content.
Parker, a native of Los Angeles, earned a B.A. in Sociology from Morehouse College in 1999 and graduated from Harvard-Westlake School in 1995.