Parker updates corporate structure to support growth

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Parker’s is making two strategic promotions to its leadership team to support the convenience retailer’s continued growth.

Brandon Hofmann has been named President of Parker’s Kitchen and Brian Prevatt is now President of Parker’s Support. Both executives will report directly to Parker Founder and CEO Greg Parker.

“As Parker’s becomes a larger and more complex company, it is important to streamline our operations and update our corporate structure,” Parker said. “This new structure will help us be even more strategic, data-driven and focused as we plan for further growth in the future.”

Previously Chief Operating Officer at Parker’s, hofman will oversee store operations, catering, fuel, maintenance and marketing in his new role at Parker’s Kitchen, the food-centric brand under the Parker umbrella that serves the famous breaded Southern Fried Chicken Tenders. retailer’s hand, made from scratch ‘n’ cheese, a breakfast bar and daily specials.

Hofmann joined Parker’s as a third-shift customer service representative when he was 19 and has managed operations, marketing strategy and award-winning catering for the past 24 years with the convenience retailer.

In his role as President of Parker’s Support, Prevatt will manage finance, financial planning, legal, compliance, human resources, technology, innovation, procurement and loss prevention. An experienced accountant, Prevatt previously served as chief financial officer at Parker and worked with the company for 13 years as a CPA.

Prevatt was honored by Convenience store news as a 2020 Future Convenience Leader and Next Generation Rising Star, in addition to being recognized as a Georgia Southern University 40 Under 40 Alumni Award winner. A member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of CPAs, Prevatt earned a BBA in accounting and a master’s degree in accounting from Georgia Southern University.

The rest of Parker’s leadership team is made up of chief development officer John Rudolfs, chief innovation officer Eric Jones and chief human resources officer Katie Kerney.

Based in Savannah, Parker’s operates 68 stores on the Georgia and South Carolina coast.