Parker is the Director of Research at CoastEdge Partners, LLC. Prior to joining CoastEdge, Parker has held positions in global investment research and trading, financial advisory, and compliance. Most recently, he served as an Associate with PIMCO’s Global Credit Investment Team that oversaw $250 billion in assets. With a wide spectrum of responsibility for strategies in equities, fixed income, currencies and derivatives, Parker brings proven experience in idea generation, risk analytics, financial modeling and operational due diligence. Prior to PIMCO, he worked for Merrill Lynch’s Private Bank, and spent time abroad with the U.S. Department of State while in school. Parker received an MBA from Cornell University where he was a Park Leadership Fellow, and a BA in Economics from Chapman University where he played baseball and graduated in three years as Valedictorian.