David Parsons


“David was so helpful to get me thinking: from practical what next issues that hadn’t even occurred to me to blue sky possibilities for what could lie beyond the practice of law. I am truly grateful for your energy, enthusiasm and knowledge.”

David Parsons is a business leader and entrepreneur with a history helping successful, intelligent people succeed in new spaces.

Early in his career, David worked with Itochu Corporation, a Japanese trading company, as their key liaison for large infrastructure projects in sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean islands. He quickly moved into leading his own ventures, acting as a principal in businesses as diverse as real estate development, management consulting, and publishing.

In his role as a management consultant, David has worked with independent businessmen to develop strategies, optimize business performance and expand achievement. He has developed and facilitated numerous industry-specific programs and seminars. He now works with his partner and wife, Elizabeth Zelinka Parsons, to offer customized talent solutions to large professional services firms.

David was born in Zimbabwe, schooled in South Africa, received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Colorado College, and lived and worked in Japan for five years. He is fluent in four languages and is a Board Certified Coach.