Sam Parks comes to GK9PG with extensive experience in Aerospace and Defense and large multinational original equipment manufacturers. Sam is a graduate of Willamette University and spent the early part of his career at Northrop Grumman Corporation in their Military Aircraft Division and Corporate Offices in Los Angeles, California. Sam brings over 25 years of Human Resources experience including Leadership Development, Change Management, Employee Engagement and Compensation and Benefits. Sam has developed significant strategic and operational experience with leadership roles at Carrier Corporation, Otis Elevator and Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engines.
At the age of 54, Sam helped to coach the Auburn University Rugby Team to a D2 SEC Championship as well as a D2 National Championship. Sam is happiest with his wife Katie and surfing with his three children: Jack, Grace, and Will in his adopted hometown of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.