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David Parker

Background - David Parker:

  • 1964 - 1981: Parker Boat Company, Inc., Orlando, FL

    • Starting part time while in high school, worked in all aspects of the family's Sea Ray boat dealership, including rigging, service, sales, F&I, parts, service management and accounting.

  • 1981 - 1988: Real estate development / financial planning

  • 1988 - 1993: The Spader Companies, Inc., Sioux Falls, SD

    • For this marine and R/V industry training and 20 Group company, helped teach their flagship Five Day Total Management Workshop, facilitated four 20 Groups and did all on-site financial consulting.

  • 1993 - Present: Parker Business Planning, Inc., Orlando, FL

    • Individual on-site consulting creating “Strategic Profit Plans” for clients.

    • Unique monthly management reports for multi-location dealers.

    • Online Budgeting Service with monthly variance reports.

    • Multiple 20 Groups, producing monthly financial reports for each member.

      • “Branded Groups” specifically for dealers of Cobalt and Nautique.

      • “Open Groups” available to dealers of any brand.

    • Dealership design and layout consulting.

    • Each year, 22 to 39 of Boating Industry Magazine's Top 100 Dealers have been our clients; several were named “Best in Class” and ranked in the Top 10. David has also worked with four of the six Hall of Fame recipients.

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Profiles in Leadership - Boating Industry Magazine

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