Kevin Long brings extensive background in training and development—both regionally and nationally—to Parker’s.
Parker’s recently hired Kevin Long as a development supervisor on the company’s Human Resources team. In his new position, Long will partner with senior leadership to implement training and development strategies for Parker’s retail stores.
Before joining Parker’s, Long served as a finance and accounting manager at Robert Half International in Savannah and was previously the director of finance operations for CNAC Finance in Savannah. Long also brings an extensive background in training and development on a regional and national level and has held positions as a training manager, instructional design manager and technical writing manager for TMX Finance as well as district manager, product training specialist and training manager in the pharmaceutical industry with PDI Inc.
Originally from Atlanta, Long earned a degree in Business from South University in Savannah. He is an active community volunteer who has coached his daughter’s youth soccer team and currently supports her activities in local dance and theater at Esther F. Garrison School of Visual and Performing Arts and Savannah Children’s Theater. He also supports causes such as Toys for Tots, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Ronald McDonald House.
Founded in 1976, Parker’s has earned accolades for its PumpPal program, which offers deep discounts on gas and has saved customers more than $7 million since its inception. Today, the PumpPal program has more than 125,000 members throughout Georgia and South Carolina.
Parker’s has been ranked on Inc.’s elite list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for four consecutive years and recently earned the Regional Economic Impact Award from the Bluffton Chamber of Commerce.
The company currently operates 48 convenience stores across the region and employs 625 individuals throughout Georgia and South Carolina. Parker’s, which completes more than 100,000 transactions daily, recently celebrated its 40th anniversary.