Clarissa Parker

Vice President, Sales and Client Service

Clarissa Parker serves as Vice President, Sales and Client Service at Xponance®. She regularly meets with clients and assists in the overall client service strategy of the firm. Clarissa is also involved in the firm’s community relations initiatives. Clarissa began her tenure as the Director of Operations at Piedmont Investment Advisors, an investment firm acquired by FIS Group, the predecessor company to Xponance®, just months after Piedmont was founded. Previously, she was the Vice President of Firm Administration and Operations at Hughes Capital Management. She also formerly worked at Wedgewood Capital Management as the Director of Client Service and in the Trust/Investment department at First American Bank, N.A. She began her career as an Investment Assistant in the Treasurer’s Office of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.

Clarissa received her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Maryland at College Park. She is a member of the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP) and has served as the Secretary for NASP’s North Carolina Chapter. Clarissa is a Retirement Plan Associate (RPA) under the Certified Employee Benefit Specialists Program (CEBS).