Parker University names new executive director of Parker Professional
By Canadian Chiropractor staffNews
Feb. 3, 2014 – Dallas-based Parker University has appointed Dr. Mark Mandell as its executive director of Parker Professional. Dr. Mandell, a third generation chiropractor and experienced business developer, will oversee Parker Professional, which encompasses Parker Seminars, Parker SHARE Products and Parker Knowledge, including continuing education courses and other professional education opportunities.
"We’re excited to welcome Mark to Parker," said Dr. Brian McAulay,
president of Parker University. "As a chiropractor and someone who also
has significant experience in business development, professional
education, seminars and sales, he’s going to play an important role as
we continue to support chiropractors and other health and wellness
Prior to joining Parker, Dr. Mandell served as
the president and CEO of The Vital Health Depot where he managed all
areas of operation, directed manufacturing of health-care equipment and
developed clinical manuals, apps and digital training videos for
rehabilitation and clinical products.
Dr. Mandell previously
served as president of Spark providing sales and marketing consulting
for companies seeking significant business growth. In this role, he also
promoted and hosted small business sales and marketing seminars.
Dr. Mandell led the sales teams as the director of business development
at Foot Levelers. He also created its international dealer network and
managed the largest continuing education program, reaching 60 per cent
Dr. Mandell also served as president and
founder of Brainstorm Group where he provided marketing services and FDA
consulting for health-care companies.
He was in practice for
more than 7 years at Mandell Chiropractic, his family’s third generation
chiropractic clinic. While in practice, Dr. Mandell treated patients,
served as attending sports physician at U.S. track and field events, and
developed a prototype chiropractic clinic in a veterans care facility.
Mandell holds a doctorate of chiropractic from National College of
Chiropractic where he also earned a certificate in acupuncture. In
addition, he earned an MBA in management from New York University’s
Leonard Stern School of Business and a Bachelor’s of Science from
He has written numerous publications and books, including Spark Your Sales and Becoming Your Own Cheerleader.
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