Bill Parish
Bill ParishVice President of Creative Services
Based on a successful advertising photography practice, specializing in professional and student recruitment, Bill Parish co-founded The Parish Group in 1987. His skill and leadership in evaluating, targeting, and capturing the university student experience have led to three decades of growth, innovation, and measurable success for client-partners. As creative director and lead photographer, he ensures that there is no lost communication between partner institutions and The Parish Group creative and production teams.

As institutional brand advocates, Bill’s teams consistently set standards in student search, targeted multichannel communications, and customer service. Bill prefers developing long-term admissions solutions and strategies through ongoing client-partner relationships. He has provided admissions and advancement counsel and assessments to over 100 colleges and universities.

Eric Bryan
Eric BryanVice President of Enrollment Strategies
Eric restores vintage vehicles, races cars, enjoys home landscaping, impressionist oil painting, and spending time with family.
Nicole Wall
Nicole WallDirector of Operations
Nicole is an avid foodie, craft beer connoisseur, motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Roger Jones
Roger JonesSenior Account Executive
Roger is an avid sports fan who loves to travel, enjoys the challenge and creativity of photography, and spending time with family and friends.
Meredith Rushing
Meredith RushingLead Designer & Art Director
Meredith is a long-distance open water swimmer, stand up paddle boarder, abstract expressionist painter, and barn door builder.
Candace Spencer
Candace SpencerLead Admissions Strategist
Candace studies silent film history, practices hand lettering, and eats entire pints of ice cream (when no one is watching).
Justin Thompson
Justin ThompsonDigital Communications Specialist
Justin enjoys gastro pubs, seeing live music, and brewing craft beer at home.
Maria Brunson
Maria BrunsonSenior Writer
Maria enjoys spending time with her family, teaching, traveling, the beach, and coffee.
Maryann Parish
Maryann ParishPresident, CFO
Maryann is a master gardener, an awesome cook, enjoys golf, and loves to travel the world.