Michael Parker is Regional Senior Vice President for Comcast’s Beltway Region. In this role, he oversees more than 2,600 Comcast employees and leads operations, financial performance and customer experience for approximately 2.5 million customers in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and parts of Delaware, North Carolina and West Virginia.
Parker joined the Beltway Region in January 2021, having spent the last 20 years in progressively larger leadership positions at Comcast. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of Comcast’s Keystone Region serving customers in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Prior, he was Senior Vice President of Comcast’s Western New England Region, which included operations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont. Under his leadership, the Region was recognized with numerous “Best Places to Work” awards from area media outlets.
Previously, Parker served as Vice President, Operations for Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region, where he was responsible for a team dedicated to service delivery excellence and the quality and reliability of Comcast’s network. He also held roles as Area Vice President for Comcast’s systems in New York and Connecticut, Vice President & General Manager for the company’s Baltimore City system, Vice President of Government & Regulatory Affairs for Comcast’s Greater Detroit Region, and Vice President & General Manager of the company’s Detroit system. Mike also worked for Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI) and began his career serving as Illinois Assistant Attorney General.
Parker is a graduate of NAMIC’s Executive Leadership Development Program, CTAM’s Executive Management Program, the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineer’s (SCTE’s) Tuck Executive Leadership Program, and Comcast’s Executive Leadership Forum. He was recognized as one of CableFax: The Magazine’s “Most Influential Minorities” for the past 10 years and was also honored on the “Top 50 Under 50” list of Black MBA Magazine.
Parker holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and earned degrees from the University of Miami School of Law and Lake Forest College. He is also a graduate of the Officer Candidates School in Quantico, Virginia, and attained the rank of First Lieutenant during his service with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.