Nelson Parrish Ii


Nelson Parrish a respected leader with over 15 years of expertise in developing processes, programs, and procedures to integrate the disciplines of change management, diversity, and quality for culture transformation and organizational profitability. Spearheaded development and execution of systems improvement and organizational redesign. Established expertise at the development, implementation, and measurement of human resources, change management, and diversity initiatives. Accomplished speaker and published author, sought after for strategic and tactical guidance on organizational issues regarding people development, diversity, and the management of change to achieve profitability. Led consulting projects with measurable results for The Philadelphia Orchestra, America/Themes Water, Telcorida , Galaxo-Smith-Kline, Warner Lambert, and Glenemeade Trust and partnered in projects with numerous clients such has J.P. Morgan Chase, The Defense Intelligence Agency, Hewitt Packard, Dupont, The Office of Naval Intelligence, Southern California Edison and others.

Work experience

Work experience
1997 - Present

Managing Director

Prime Directive Consulting Group
Managing consultant for all facets of practice with regarding client projects including: intervention design, delivery, management, and process oversight´┐Ż Designer of project and process measurement tools´┐Ż. Developed and evaluate an extended group of senior and junior consultants.Effectively designs develops and delivers numerous workshops and developmental processes
1990 - Present


The Parrish Group
Organizational consultant specializing in organizational issues regarding people development, and the management of organizational transformation for increased productivity and profitability. Through the use and integration of strategic process in leadership, diversity quality and change management.
Jan 1995 - 1997

Vice President Change Management Strategies & Developement

1991 - 1995

Vice president Cultural & Organizational Developement

Meridian Bancorp


2003 - 2005


1992 - 1992


Howard University:National Coalition Building Institute
1988 - 1990


Bucknell University
1982 - 1983


Philadelphial Institute for Paralegal Training
1976 - 1981