About Gary

Gary M. Parkes is a marketing, communications, and social media professional with over ten years of experience driving marketing initiatives for B2B and B2C companies across diverse industries. Gary brings strong, flexible project leadership with versatile marketing experience and a passion for getting results to every project.

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Key Accomplishments

Publicist for Jennifer Skiff, author and international animal advocate, 2012-2014. Managed social media, communications, media pitches and event coordination for her bestselling book, The Divinity of Dogs. Increased Facebook followers from 10K to 130K (+1300%), with daily reach of over 1.3M.

Social media strategist, event planner and product merchandiser for FoxTale Book Shoppe. Increased sales by 65% and increased Facebook followers from 700 to over 7000 (+1000%).

Managed team responsible for new business development for Norstar Mortgage (later acquired by Acopia Home Loans). Recognized in 2008 as a “Top Loan Producer” by the Georgia Association of Mortgage Brokers.

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