Charles Parks began his career in 1970 as a college intern at the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio. After a successful early career as a financial adviser, he founded a financial advisory firm in 1983, which has since grown to over 200 advisers located at branches in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Florida. Parks has received numerous awards and recognition’s including Life and Qualifying membership in The Million Dollar Round Table, a prestigious national organization of financial advisers. He has achieved the added distinction of earning two Top of the Table and four Court of the Table memberships during the past 14 years. As a member of G.A.M.A., he has been a speaker at several LAMP meetings and his organization has achieved recognition as a Diamond level firm for multiple years.