P. Ernest Parker, Jr. – Partner

P. Ernest Parker, Jr. has over 25 years of experience as a certified public accountant, with a particular focus on areas of financial consulting and international development. In 1992, he co-founded Parker & Associates, where he continues as a managing partner.
Prior to that, he worked as audit and tax manager and freelance consultant for regional and “Big 4” CPA firms.

As firm partner, Parker has managed numerous engagements involving teams of accountants and auditors performing on long-term and short-term assignments, and has extensive experience in the preparation of financial statements and management letters in accordance with GAAP accounting. As an audit partner, he has gained in-depth understanding of all phases of the audit cycle. Parker regularly consults on a broad range of issues, including corporate finance and compliance with laws and regulations in government contracting.
He has extensive international experience, having managed projects in Liberia, Nigeria, Ghana, Morocco, Thailand, Vietnam, Ukraine, Croatia, Slovakia, Romania, Brazil and England.


• M.B.A./M.S.: General and Strategic Management, Indiana University
Bloomington, IN
• B.B.A.: Accounting, University of Liberia
Monrovia, Liberia
• A.A.: Engineering, Ricks Junior College
Monrovia, Liberia
• Graduate courses, George Washington University
Washington, D.C.
• Management courses, Aresty Institute of Executive Education
Wharton, University of Pennsylvania

Professional Certifications:

• Certified Public Accountant

• Certified Government Financial Manager

• Certified Information Systems Auditor


Telephone: 703.245.2686