Parker Brown Inc. John Parker is owner, founding partner and the chief financial officer of Parker Brown Inc., a leading construction company in the San Fernando Valley. Parker is a director of Mission Valley Bank in Sun Valley and chairs its audit committee. He serves on the management board of the Valley Economic Alliance and chairs its economic development committee. He is a past president of the United Chambers of Commerce and the Canoga Park/West Hills Chamber of Commerce. Parker, an immigrant from Ireland, helped start the annual St. Patrick’s Day March through Canoga Park. BEST ADVICE: Have integrity. People respect and want to do business with folks they can trust. FAVORITE BOOK: “Trinity” by Leon Uris, as it explains the Irish Catholic and Protestant conflict in simple terms. BUCKET LIST: At 65, the bucket list is in focus. Ride a horse again. Climb Croagh Patrick in Mayo, Ireland. Cycle around lakes in Wicklow, Ireland.