Kevin Parker owns a chain of coffee shops in Spokane, and serves as a Representative for Spokane’s 6th District in the Washington State Legislature. He also teaches in the Whitworth and Gonzaga MBA programs.
He studied Political Science at Whitworth, earned an MBA from George Fox and studied Leadership at Harvard. In 2013, he returned to Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government as Alum in Residence and a Facilitator in the Executive Leadership Program. Kevin was also selected as a Rodel Fellow by the Aspen Institute.
Recognized as one of the most influential people in the Spokane region, Kevin was awarded Citizen of the Year 2013. As a respected entrepreneur, Kevin has won awards for leadership and business, and has the honor of speaking at numerous public events.
He is currently serving on several boards including Generation Alive (S.F. Giant’s pitcher Jeremy Affeldt’s organization), the Red Cross, and Northwest Christian Schools.
Kevin lives in Spokane with his wife Kerry and kids Emelia, Eve, and Ross.