Robert Parks is Vice President of Operations for T.U. Parks Construction and the fourth generation of the Parks family to work in the company. He started his career on a healthcare project that carried a price tag north of $300 million and continues to help manage projects from their initial concept to the closeout phase. He specializes in commercial and healthcare construction, but he also oversees various religious, educational, and even residential projects on occasion.
Outside of work, Parks is a member of Chattanooga Rotaract and Chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee for Associated General Contractors of East Tennessee. He also joins forces with the American Heart Association to raise awareness around life-threatening healthcare conditions prevalent within the construction industry.
Robert earned his Bachelor of Science in Building Construction from Auburn University where he also met his wife, Lindsey. They live in Chattanooga and have three kids – twin boys and a baby girl.