Mike Parker is an award-winning freelance writer, editor, publisher and film producer. Mike studied philosophy in college, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree before joining the military where he served as an officer with the US Army’s famed 5th Special Forces Group (the Green Berets). Re-entering civilian life, he pursued a career as an investments broker with such firms as Edward Jones & Company, AG Edwards & Sons, and Dean Witter Reynolds, then joined DiscoverCard for its initial launch.
A serial entrepreneur with business interests in the fields of music, television, theater, film and publishing, Mike has written for such national print and online publications as Vibrant Life, Home & Health, HomeLife, AZCentral, Chron, Clarity, SF Gate and Crosswalk. He is the author of numerous stage plays and books, including “Shameless Self Promotion” (with Torry Martin & Paula K. Parker, WordCrafts Press, 2011).