Leadership

    At Parker Avery, we believe great leadership is a combination of passion, integrity, skill, commitment and community responsibility. We relentlessly work to improve and create value for our clients. We believe when you have the lead, you step on the gas. And when you want to lead, you do by example.

    This philosophy creates an exciting and fun atmosphere for our professionals to work and grow. As importantly, these principles say a lot about what it is like to be a client of Parker Avery. As we work hard, we have fun and realize that any challenge can be solved with the right attitude, experience and focus.

Robert Kaufman
Robert Kaufman, CEO
Robert has spent the last 20+ years leading clients through design and implementation of key supply chain processes and system initiatives. He is a skilled project manager who specializes in product lifecycle management, sourcing, inventory management and logistics.

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Clay Parnell
Clay Parnell, President and Managing Partner
Clay has 25+ years experience in the retail industry, both as a consultant and retailer. He has led major transformations, developing strategy & processes, selecting & deploying systems and organizational change. He specializes in merchandising, including item / foundation data, buying, planning, allocation, replenishment and inventory management.

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Josh
Josh Pollack
Josh has 20+ years experience in the retail industry in the areas replenishment, allocation, price optimization, strategic planning & merchandising. He specializes in leading clients through strategy development, process design, organizational design, package selection and software implementations.

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Sonia Hernandez
Sonia Hernandez
Sonia has over 20+ years experience leading retailers through design and implementation of key merchandising processes and system initiatives. She is a skilled project leader who specializes in merchandise planning, allocation, replenishment, and pricing/promotion.

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Courtney Albert
Courtney Albert
Courtney has 15+ years of retail consulting and marketing experience with retailers and apparel brands. She specializes in brand development and management, business process design & improvement, change management, training and new media strategies.

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David Birdsall
David Birdsall
David has 20+ years experience in the retail industry leading clients through process design and software implementations. He specializes in project management, business process improvement, system design and implementations.

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Anne Haertle
Anne Haertle
Anne offers 20+ years of experience in retail planning, merchandising, consulting and technology. She specializes in process and strategy work for multichannel and omnichannel retailers.

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Rob Oglesby
Rob Oglesby
Rob has 20+ years of retail and consumer products experience, both as a consultant and in operations for two of the largest retailers in the world. He specializes in the retail supply chain, with a focus on in-store operations.

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Samantha Sorrells
Samantha Sorrells, Operations and Finance Manager
Samantha offers 10+ years of retail industry and professional experience managing firms and overseeing operations.