Eric Parks

Regional Vice President
Program Operations


Eric Parks is Regional Vice President for Program Operations with regional oversight of HOPE Inside – Adult programming and partner relations.  As an experienced banking leader, Eric has managed a range of business models over the last 16 years. 

 Eric started a successful banking career at Citigroup in Tampa, Florida, shortly after an honorable discharge from the United States Air Force. Since 2003, he has climbed the corporate ladder with large, mid-sized and regional financial institutions overseeing sales, operations, compliance and client servicing, regionally and nationally, in the Wealth Management division. In 2015, Eric retired from banking to embark on his personal mission to uplift communities of color affected by financial illiteracy.

Eric is a native of South-Central Los Angeles, California.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication, with an emphasis on Social Science from the University of South Florida. He currently resides in the Antelope Valley Area and enjoys reading, exercising, and spending quality time with his family.