Meet the Parkers


She’s bright, beautiful, and full of life. Amazingly, she's the mother of three sons and the grandmother of eight. She began as a finalist in the Miss Teen USA competition, worked as a model in television and print, became a New York based flight attendant, and then launched her long and successful career as a corporate executive. Recently retired, she co-authored The Best of Our Lives: Sharing the Secrets of a Healthy and Happy Retired Life. She and her husband are now popular speakers for a variety of organizations and professional associations. In addition to working for her favorite charities, Trisha is an accomplished chef, seamstress, fitness enthusiast, bargain hunter and travel adventurer.


He’s a former athlete, musician, and an Air Force Veteran. He holds a Ph.D. in Communications and has served on the faculties of several notable universities including Pepperdine, USC, and St. Mary’s College of California. He co-founded a successful Los Angeles based consulting firm, has authored two books including The Best of Our Lives: Sharing the Secrets of a Healthy and Happy Retired Life with his wife Trisha. Together they are now popular keynote and motivational speakers. John has been a frequent guest on numerous radio and television programs. He also worked as a volunteer youth coach for more than twenty-five years. John loves travel, music, photography, and spending time with his growing family.