Parker’s, one of the nation’s leading foodservice and convenience store companies, recently hired Brian J. Prevatt, CPA as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. In his new position, Prevatt is responsible for managing financial and tax strategy, asset utilization, value creation and return on capital.
An accomplished CPA, Prevatt excels at developing long-term strategic and financial plans and helping companies meet fiscal goals. Before joining Parker’s, he served as a Senior Tax Manager with Hancock Askew & Co., LLP for nearly 10 years. During his tenure at Hancock Askew, he earned the J. Patterson Little Team Player Award as well as awards for profitability and most billable hours for several consecutive years.
“Brian is an exceptional financial strategist who will help Parker’s reach new levels of success,” said Parker’s CEO Greg Parker. “We’re thrilled to have his guidance and expertise as we expand our corporate footprint, open new retail stores and continue our charitable giving programs in 2019.”
An active community volunteer, Prevatt currently serves as a member of the United Way of the Coastal Empire’s Community Investments Committee and Stewardship Review Committee. He is the former treasurer of the Live Oak Public Library Foundation, Telfair Museums' William Jay Society and a former member of the Savannah Communication Foundations Emerging Leaders Committee.
Prevatt earned a B.B.A. in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy from Georgia Southern University and currently resides in Savannah.
Founded in 1976, Parker’s was recently honored as the 2018 Convenience Foodservice Leader of the Year by Convenience Store News. The company has earned accolades for its new Parker’s Rewards loyalty program, award-winning Fueling the Community charitable initiative, innovative mobile app and acclaimed PumpPal program, which has saved customers more than $10 million since its inception.
Parker’s has been ranked on Inc.’s elite list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for four consecutive years, has been recognized by USA Today for its impressive food selection and has earned raves as a top-rated restaurant on TripAdvisor. The company employs nearly 1,000 individuals throughout the region and completes more than 125,000 transactions daily.
Parker’s is strategically redefining America’s convenience store industry, offering customers high-quality products, freshly prepared food and superior customer service at 54 retail stores throughout southeast Georgia and South Carolina. Headquartered in Savannah, Ga., Parker’s has a commitment to exceeding customer expectations and has repeatedly been recognized as one of the nation’s leading convenience store companies. Foodservice is a specialty, featuring Parker’s Kitchen favorites like hand-breaded Southern Fried Chicken Tenders, tender bone-in chicken, made-from-scratch mac ‘n’ cheese, a breakfast bar and daily specials. The company’s popular PumpPal loyalty program, which includes more than 150,000 members, has saved Parker’s customers more than $10 million to date. For more information about Parker’s, visit www.parkersav.com.