Meet Our Team
Anthony W. Parker, President
Mr. Parker founded the company over 20 years ago and grew it from a small personnel agency to a solutions based Federal Government contracting company that has provided services to every Cabinet level Agency in the Federal Government and over 50 Federal clients in more than 16 states. Mr. Parker is responsible for the strategic direction and overall management of Parker Tide.
Mr. Parker is on the Board of and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Gladstone Capital (GLAD), Gladstone Investment (GAIN), Gladstone Commercial (GOOD) and Gladstone Land (LAND, all NASDAQ listed companies with assets in excess of $3 billion. Mr. Parker is a member and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Visitors of the U. S. Naval Academy and is a Board Member of the Bishop Walker School for Boys in Anacostia.
He is a Vietnam Veteran, U.S. Navy, received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College, and his J.D. and Masters in Tax Law from Georgetown Law Center.
Mr. Parker has over 35 years experience in law, finance, and human resources.
Julie Malherek, PMP, Director of Client Services
Ms. Julie Malherek is the Director of Client Services for Parker Tide. Ms. Malherek is responsible for oversight of Parker Tide’s consulting services. Her core mission is to build and service the Federal Government sector while providing seamless service to our client projects. She has 23+ years of progressive responsibility and experience providing human resource, operational, and project management services including 10 years of Federal contract management. Ms. Malherek holds a Master of Science degree and a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Oneonta and is certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Project Management Professional (PMP).
John Malherek, Director of Government Solutions
Mr. John Malherek is the Director of Government Solutions for Parker Tide. Mr. Malherek is responsible for developing Parker Tide’s large acquisition approach as well as developing and fostering on-going relationships with Parker Tide’s teaming partners. Mr. Malherek obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from the University of Virginia and is currently pursuing his Certificate in Procurement and Contracts Management from the University of Virginia. He has over 18 years of experience in the client relations field.
Tony Abrams, Director of Business Development, Personnel Security
Mr. Arthur “Tony” Abrams III works closely with Parker Tide as a member of the Business Development team for Personnel Security operations. A recognized Subject Matter Expert in the national security arena, he uses his 30 plus years of experience to support Parker Tide business development in multiple security disciplines to include: HSPD-12, Personnel Security; Information and Computer Security; Counter-Intelligence operations; and security operations policies and procedures. Tony was Director of Counter-Intelligence Branch at USIS before starting his consultant business. A retired Air Force veteran of 21 years, he has managed and led government and private sector security programs at both the senior executive and operational levels. Tony has earned three Associates Degrees, a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Park University and a Master’s Degree in International Studies and Research in Management, Webster University.
Christine Major, Executive Human Resources Subject Matter Expert
Ms. Christine Major is Parker Tide’s new Executive Human Resources Subject Matter Expert. Christine has over 30 years working at NIH and HHS. Most recently, until July, 2018 when she retired from federal service, she was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Chief Human Capital Officer at HHS, where she oversaw all human capital activities for the agency of approximately 90,000 employees. Christine is also the President of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) focused on providing training and resources for public HR professionals.
Richard Dolan, Senior Program Manager
Mr. Richard Dolan is the Senior Program Manager for Parker Tide. Mr. Dolan is responsible for oversight of Parker Tide’s Program Management strategy. Mr. Dolan leads Parker Tide’s recruitment strategy and provides direction and overall supervision for Parker Tide’s project management. Mr. Dolan earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. Mr. Dolan has 18 years experience in human resources, recruitment, and project management.
Deanne Smith, Senior Program Manager
Ms. Deanne Smith is the Senior Program Manager for Parker Tide. Ms. Smith ensures our client projects run effectively and efficiently. She has over 10 years of recruiting experience specializing in the intelligence community with extensive expertise in IT consultants, special operations, analysts, and linguists with high-level Full Scope Lifestyle Polygraph security clearance for various contracts. Ms. Smith has experience and knowledge recruiting short and long-term contractor’s in multiple locations and is responsible for high volume, fast paced, full life cycle recruiting.
Debra Colson, Office Manager
Ms. Debra Colson is the Office Manager for Parker Tide. Ms. Colson is Parker Tide’s employee liaison as it relates to payroll, benefits, and travel planning. She is our client contact for invoicing, purchase cards, and accounts payable. Ms. Colson earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland. She has over 20 years of experience in administration and customer service.