John Parker retired from Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. in 2018 as Sr. Vice-President, General Counsel & Strategic Initiatives. In his 30+ year career in the Coca-Cola system he held several legal and business roles in the U.S. and Europe, with responsibilities that included all legal affairs, the creation/implementation of corporate business strategy, and leading crisis management and security teams. Prior to attending law school John taught and coached in public high schools in the Atlanta area for 8 years. He and his wife Kay live in Athens where he is a Trustee of the UGA Foundation.