Dr. Johnny and Lezlyn are the founders of The Parker Group, LLC which provides leadership training, relationship development, and executive performance coaching. They have spoken nationally for Family Life’s “Weekend to Remember” marriage conferences for over 10 years and have served as life coaches of the Washington Commanders and Washington Mystics.
Dr. Johnny Parker is passionate about helping leaders (at any stage) turn the page to the life and leadership they have always wanted. Through executive performance coaching, teaching at Johns Hopkins University, leadership consulting, and keynote presentations, he has a 25-year track record of helping CEOs, pro athletes, teams, and organizations to know, align, and master their “story” so they win at work and thrive in life.
Leaders and companies have succeeded as they have applied the Frontstage/Backstage system in developing high-performing leaders, trusting relationships, emotional intelligence, employee engagement, leadership wellness, diversity training and enrichment, and a vibrant culture.
National media such as CNN international, NBC News, Fox News, Viewpoint, BET, Washington Post, Ebony, Essence, and the Baltimore Sun have highlighted Johnny’s solid message.
His Frontstage/Backstage approach has enhanced organizations and universities such as Princeton, Howard, University of Miami, the University of Maryland at Baltimore County, T-Mobile, Corning, NIH, NPR, Genentech, NFL, NBA, Volunteers of America, Kaiser Permanente, Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes, Fannie Mae, Chick-fil-A, SMX, National Coalition of Minority Football Coaches, NAHSE, Homeland Security, Tuskegee Airmen, Mary Kay, Kairos, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and the Pentagon.
Johnny is the author of several books including his recent book, Turn the Page: Unlocking the Story Within You. He holds an M.A. in Counseling Psychology and a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership
from Regent University. Lezlyn is a certified life coach and is a contributing author of Girl, Get Your Fight
Back. Lezlyn is also a former Mary Kay Consultant and she coaches women in inner and outer beauty. Lezlyn is passionate about teaching and empowering couples to build relationships that flourish. Lezlyn has a B.A. in Education from Liberty University. She enjoys traveling, reading, walking, decorating, and frequent shopping expeditions.
Johnny and Lezlyn have three sons, JP, Jordan, and, Joel. They reside outside Washington, D.C.