Board Member - Senior Vice President, Comcast, Beltway Region
Michael Parker serves as the Senior Vice President of Comcast’s Beltway Region. In this role, he leads multidisciplinary teams of thousands of employees focused on transforming the customer experience and delivering Comcast’s best-in-class products to millions of customers in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., as well as parts of Delaware, North Carolina and West Virginia. Michael joined the Northeast Division as Senior Vice President of Comcast’s Western New England Region and was most recently the Senior Vice President of Comcast’s Keystone Region. In this role, he was the head executive responsible for operations, financial performance, and customer service for approximately 1.7 million customers in Pennsylvania, Ohio and parts of Maryland and West Virginia. He has also held roles as Vice President of Operations for Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region, Area Vice President for Comcast’s systems in New York and Connecticut, Vice President & General Manager for the company’s Baltimore City system, Vice President of Government & Regulatory Affairs for Comcast’s Greater Detroit Region, and Vice President & General Manager of the company’s Detroit system. Mike also worked for Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI) and began his career serving as Illinois Assistant Attorney General.
Mike is a graduate of NAMIC’s Executive Leadership Development Program, CTAM’s Executive Management Program, the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineer’s (SCTE’s) Tuck Executive Leadership Program and Comcast’s Executive Leadership Forum. He has been recognized numerous times as one of CableFax: The Magazine’s “Most Influential Minorities” and was honored on the “Top 50 Under 50” list of Black MBA Magazine.
Mike holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and earned degrees from the University of Miami School of Law and Lake Forest College. He is also a graduate of the Officer Candidates School in Quantico, Virginia, and attained the rank of First Lieutenant during his service with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.