Mr. Parkinson joined the Bedford School District August 2020 where he brings over 20 years of professional experience. He served as treasurer of the Willoughby-Eastlake City School District from 2012 through 2020, and treasurer of the Strongsville City School District from 2004 through 2012. Prior to Strongsville, he served as treasurer of Wyoming City Schools and as assistant treasurer for Mentor Exempted Village Schools.
He is a graduate of and has a bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from Miami University, Oxford, OH. He is a member of the Ohio Association of School Business Officials (OASBO), Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Ohio Association of School Business Officials, and the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). Mr. Parkinson served as Vice President, President-Elect and President of the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Ohio Association of School Business Officials and sits on various OASBO committees, including Education Finance and Auditor of State.