Dan and Susan Parrishhave been proud partners with the residential homebuilding and remodeling industries for nearly 40 years in Texas. They opened Parrish & Company in 1972 as a fireplace distributor in San Antonio. The company prospered, and over the years they added other products such as cabinets, countertops, appliances, garage doors, lighting, and bbq grills. Parrish & Company also expanded to two more areas, Austin and La Feria. Dan and Susan have grown their business through hard work, determination, unrivaled customer service, loyal employees, and, of course, great customers!
The Parrishes have been members of The Greater San Antonio Builders Association for nearly 40 years.
Dan has held a position on the Board of Directors for 6 years, chaired "The Affordable Housing Parade of Homes," and has been honored as a Lifetime Spike in the National Homebuilder's Association. Susan has been an integral part of Parrish & Company since the doors opened in 1972. She officially is the Chief Financial Officer; however, she is the catalyst for customer service to fiscal operations in all divisions. Dan is a graduate from Texas A&M University, and Susan earned her degree at the University of Texas. They have three children and are especially proud to be grandparents!
After graduating from The University of Texas San Antonio, son Brette joined the Centex Homes team where he worked as a Construction Manager for two years. He gained extensive knowledge of the residential homebuilding industry, which led him to a sales position at Parrish & Company in December, 2002. His hard work and dedication to the company earned him Newcomer of the Year in 2003. This award was followed by numerous others, including Salesperson of the Year in 2004 and 2005, as well as a record-setting Seven Million Dollar Sales award in 2005. In December, 2008 Brette was promoted to Vice President of Sales, where he uses his exceptional management and sales skills daily to support the Parrish team.
Daughter Kelly Parrish Walker joined Parrish & Company in August, 2002 after graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in marketing. She began at the Round Rock location and did everything from door-to-door marketing to website and advertising development. Kelly has been very involved with the Austin Homebuilder's Association, serving as the Women's Council Membership Vice President in 2005, as well as on the Max Awards Committee and as Parade of Homes Volunteer Coordinator. In May, 2006 her family moved to San Antonio, where she serves as Vice President of Marketing for all Parrish locations.
Along with the Parrish family, exceptional managers are the driving force behind Parrish & Company's success. With more than 250 years of combined service to the building and remodeling industries, as well as to homeowners throughout South and Central Texas, it's no wonder customers are confident that Parrish & Company is the right choice for high-quality products and exceptional customer service.
"I recently received service for my pellet stove ... I want you to know that this man (David Whispell) is very professional ... He insisted we run the whole cycle of the pellet stove ... Now I have heat again in my solarium, which also heats my living room. Thanks for your service and for coming when you said you would ... That too is not the norm with so many service companies. I am a very satisfied customer of Parrish and am so glad I found your company ..."