Parke serves as Collis Wealth Management's senior investment professional with a focus on portfolio construction and management. Parke has developed a dynamic and individualized approach to helping clients address their financial needs combining knowledge and experience to work closely with clients to help them achieve their financial goals. He joined Merrill Lynch in 2017, and has over 40 years of investment industry experience as a financial analyst, portfolio manager, and wealth management advisor. During his career, Parke has managed private and institutional portfolios for families, foundations, and institutions. Parke has 15 years of experience as a Financial Analyst covering Consumer Discretion, Financial, and Energy sectors, where he selected stocks for 2 institutional portfolios. Parke received his BA in Legal Studies from Pacific Lutheran University. In addition, he is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder, a member of the CFA Institute, and a member the CFA Society of Portland. Parke has also served as a Professor Pro Tem in Finance, teaching Wealth Management to MBA students at the University of Oregon. Parke serves on the Board of The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts, a nonprofit community arts organization, and is a Board Member of Jasper Mountain Center, providing programs for children and families. Parke lives in Eugene, OR and spends his time with his wife and his dogs. He is also the founder and rhythm guitarist in the local Blues band, The Blue Roosters. *Chartered Financial Analyst and CFA are registered trademarks of the CFA Institute.