William J. Parker is the Chief Executive Officer of GrandView Asset Management, a firm which offers fee-based money management headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. GrandView Asset Management is one of the largest and oldest independent money management firms in Central Pennsylvania. The firm has been
family owned and operated since it was founded in 1962.
William is also the Chief Executive Officer of GrandView 401(k) Advisors. Grandview 401(k) Advisors is an independent consulting firm that creates qualified and non-qualified retirement programs. GrandView 401(k) Advisors sets itself apart by educating the business owners as well as the employees, so they can retire successfully.
With over three decades of experience, William Parker understands the gamut of investments, markets and services that are available to help individuals, families and businesses plan for their financial needs. He understands the various vehicles, both qualified and non-qualified, available to help businesses structure benefit plans in order to retain current employees as well as attract and recruit new employees.
William served as the Mayor of Paxtang from 2000 to 2004 and served as the first ever President of the Pennsylvania Club for Growth – a conservative think-tank – and still keeps his pulse on state and federal politics. William is a Co-Host of an investment radio program on WHP-580 every Saturday morning from 6 to 7 am. William and his Co-host, Rebekah Godlewski, will be expanding to Clear Channels stations in both Harrisburg and the Lancaster market place, March of 2011.
He is the father of six children, three of whom are living with Fragile X and Autism. Having children with special needs has spurred him to create Special Planning LLC, a firm which specializes in Estate Planning and Financial Planning for Families with Special Needs Loved Ones. With success comes the responsibility of stewardship. William Parker primarily concentrates his philanthropic efforts on children with disabilities. Demonstrating his commitment to give back, he has served on several national and regional boards including the MIND Institute at UC Davis (California), The National Fragile X Foundation, and founded the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at Philhaven. William also served on the Autism Society Board. In addition, he also advances the cause by working with officials at both the state and federal levels to increase funding for research and services on behalf of individuals with special needs.
William is the creator of the ABLE account signed into law in 2014. This account affects millions of families that have disabled children.
William Parker and his wife, Deborah, reside in Palmyra, Pennsylvania with their children.
William J. Parker CEO. GrandView Asset Management Serving clients for over 50 years