ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LEADER
Parker is truly one of the most talented and capable strategists I've ever worked with. Definitely not a 'one trick pony'! Parker has a broad range of talents, everything from team and organizational leadership to entrepreneurship and business development to fund development and large scale event production and beyond.
They are a schemer, dreamer, and collaborator.
What I admire most about Parker is their commitment to building an inclusive community where everyone belongs and can realize their full potential. They aren't just a big ideas person either, they can take that bold vision and break it down into concrete action. However you engage with Parker, I promise you will achieve incredible results together.
Parker is an excellent resource when it comes to marketing, business development, fundraising, large scale event production and management. They've provided monumental support in supporting processes and procedural development for non-profit and excel at fund development across multiple facets of business.
As a leader, Parker establishes clear expectation and a great collaborator. Having a diverse background that spreads across growing business to get tangible results is their jam and they make it look effortless. Overall, Parker brings their upbeat energy, professional aptitude, a deep understanding of business to multiple aspects of non-profit and other industries.
DIRECTOR OF ORGANIZAITONAL CHANGE
HASINA JUMA CONSULTING
Parker is a big ideas person who translates that into strategic revenue generating initiatives that are sustainable and bring stability to an organization. As a business professional, they are extremely creative, quick thinker who brings functional business solutions to the table that take into account the nuances from the challenge at hand. They have an unique ability to anticipate where a team needs support and then doesn't hesitate to pitch in on the task no matter how big or small it is. I wouldn't hesitate to work with them in the future.
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP COACH
Parker is a high energy, creative and enthusiastic manager who works for their customers, both internal and external. They are focused on driving results through employee morale and solid training. Their savvy and humorous demeanor makes them very personable; an asset to their leadership skills. Parker's effective sales skills and experience make them a natural in any customer environment and their assertive leadership style contributes to a results oriented outcome.
DIRECTOR OF PHILANTHROPY
Parker Chapple is equal parts passion and competence, with a willingness to learn and an open heart to show up for our community when and where they're needed. Parker works diligently to meet the evolving business demands of a growing organization, including the creation of meaningful partner engagement opportunities that allow for unique connections and synergies between all Calgary Pride stakeholders. It is a pleasure working with Parker in support of the values of Calgary Pride, and in service to equitable and welcoming environments for all members of our community
ALBERTA THEATRE PROJECTS
Parker is one of those rare individuals who understands the link between data and communications in genuinely human terms. From analyzing customer relationship management systems to hand-writing thank you notes, Parker explores all the touchpoints that show that they know and care about the people who are your brand's supporters. Parker has the unique talent of turning reports into accessible, intelligent knowledge that translates into actions, and engages internal and external stakeholders alike.
Parker's projects are successfully executed with attention to detail, clear expectations, and manageable deliverables. They communicate clearly and effectively, and explore the tools necessary to support ease in the workflow. They collaborate with confidence, curiousity, compassion, and so much enthusiasm - essential skills for a leader to bring out the absolute best in their team.
CALGARY QUEER ARTS SOCIETY
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
Parker is consistently creative, thoughtful, passionate and inclusive. We have been fortunate to create a strong and fruitful partnership with Parker and Calgary Pride that elevates and enhances both organizations. Their commitment to the LGBTQ2S+ community and unwavering belief in the inherent power of grassroots change makes them a fierce and compassionate leader. Parker usually knows someone who knows someone which makes possible broad-based and far-reaching projects possible. It has been a privilege to work with them and I look forward to our professional paths continuing to cross since I have much to learn from their leadership
THE CASH SHOP LTD.
Parker possesses an incredible drive for excellence in all they do, their out-going personality make them a natural choice for any role that requires excellent communication skills. Parker is a hard-worker, fast learner, and strong team player. They have an amazing amount of energy that channels passionately into their work, and they give it their all, every time. Parker has demonstrated time and again that they are flexible and adaptable, having transitioned seamlessly into new, changeling roles with ease. With a remarkable spirit and an unforgettable, undeniable 'joie de vivre', Parker is a priceless asset.
EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL BEERFEST
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
BadAss Creative has been a valuable asset to Edmonton’s International Beerfest, for nearly a decade.
What I find most impressive and impactful, with respect to their service, is their ability to connect to your business. Over the years, I have hired multiple third-party service providers. To date, none have come close to yielding the positive results that Bad Ass Creative has. Parker is professional, reliable and committed to the achievement of your company goals. Their ability to communicate, listen and execute tasks is exceptional. Furthermore, the diverse nature of their business is one of their best and unique attributes.
There is nothing they cannot do. Year to year, Edmonton’s International Beerfest has an obligation to be innovative. It is a large-scale event that must find creative ways, in which to increase production value. As opposed to struggling with consistent change, Bad Ass creative embraces the challenge and thrives. Overall, I have grown to love, trust and respect Parker and the provisions of Bad Ass Creative. They have successfully mastered the art of minimizing stress for business owner/directors. I would highly recommend their services to anyone
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
For the past two years, I have had the immense pleasure of working and collaborating with Parker Chapple on several communications and marketing initiatives. Always the consummate professional, Parker has the innate ability to not only manage complex, large scale events, but more importantly, continually delivers and exceeds expectations. Whether it be employees, volunteers, board members, contractors, Parker uses their skill and tact to not only achieve growth for Calgary Pride but also inspires and brings out the best in their colleagues, often during high pressure, high sensitivity situations. Parker's work seeks to ensure that the voices of those who are most marginalized and vulnerable are considered and heard