Pioneer, avant-garde, outgoing, impactful, and warm-hearted are only five of a plethora of words that the English language provides as a superlative description of Mary H. Parker.
This national business mogul, history-making entrepreneur, and global model for womanhood is changing the world with an amazing reputation for women empowerment, strength, and success. Her powerful leadership style, awe-inspiring business accomplishments, and humble background are seamlessly woven together to allow this diamond of a woman to shine in all arenas of life.
In the kitchen of her home in 2001, Mary founded ALL-N-One Security with only one employee, herself. Today, AII-N-One employs a staff of nearly 300 individuals. Under her leadership, this firm has blossomed into a multi-million dollar enterprise specializing in Security Technology, Personal Security, and Traffic Control. Her company is a nationally certified African-American, full-service, female owned security firm with offices in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Africa. Ms. Parker’s company has even worked side-by-side with the United States Secret Service to protect President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama when each delivered commencement speeches in Atlanta.
Mary is the author of the insightful literary gem, “The Chick In Charge: Life Lessons, Business Principles, & Inspirational Tools for Optimum Success.” This book is a necessary life tool that infuses the challenges, triumphs, and obstacles in her life to evoke the fire of purpose, vision, and perseverance in the lives of women and entrepreneurs. This book guarantees to change all areas and aspects of life for the better.
With an accomplished, educated, and impressive resume of monumental successes that are notable and numerous, a small list of them include:
- Past Chair, The Atlanta Business League
- Founder, The Mary Parker Foundation
- President, ABO Contracting, LLC, a full-service female and minority owned contract and asphalt paving company
- 2015 National Association of Minority Contractor Award
- 2012 Trumpet Awards Business recipient
- |2012 National Women Business Enterprise STAR Award
- 2010 National Supplier Development Council-CLASS II Award
Out of all of Mary Parker’s accomplishments, the three greatest of these is being the mother of one daughter, Chana Kurtz, the grandmother to three adorable granddaughters, Amber, Essence, and Jada, and being an ordained minister.
With God’s grace and favor, Mary H. Parker is clearly, “The Chick In Charge!”
Source: Woman on Fire