Professional Designations and Certifications

    Received in 2000 from Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc.
    The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification is one of the most recognized financial planning marks in the world. CFP® certification identifies to the public those individuals who have met rigorous professional standards and have agreed to adhere to the principles of integrity, objectivity, competence, fairness, confidentiality, professionalism, and diligence when dealing with clients.
    Received in 1993 from The American College
    The Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designation has long been recognized as the fundamental and foremost educational credential for life insurance professionals. For financial representatives, field management, home office personnel, and others involved in providing life insurance products to the public, the CLU® designation symbolizes continuing growth and commitment to professionalism.
    Received in 1995 from The American College
    The Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designation focuses on the comprehensive financial planning process as an organized way to collect and analyze information on a client's total financial situation; to identify and establish specific financial goals; and to formulate, implement, and monitor a comprehensive plan to achieve those goals.  


  • RETIREMENT INCOME CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL (RICP®) A professional designation for experienced financial professionals who wish to become experts in retirement income planning. A Retirement Income Certified Professional helps retirees and near-retirees develop a plan for managing and using the assets they have accumulated for retirement in order to live within a realistic budget and not run out of money.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Union University
  • Minor in Economics and Finance


  • National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
  • Past President of National Association of Insurance Financial Advisors - Jackson Chapter

Awards and Recognition


Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying/Life Member 2003-2020, 2022

MDRT is the premier association of financial professionals. MDRT status designation is granted for one year and members must apply every year to continue their affiliation with the MDRT


National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Quality Award 2011-2017

Award recognizing commitment to excellence in service to clients and industry


National Quality Award 1990, 1992-2010

Award recognizing persistency and performance

Parker Financial Group

Roderic W Parker, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP®
Wealth Management Advisor

Parker Financial Group


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