Natalie Renee Parker is a wife, mother of two, active church member, an organizational development leader and the new president of the Bennett College National Alumnae Association (BCNAA).
Parker is a New Jersey native who earned her bachelor’s degree in English literature from Bennett College in 2001. She continued her education at George Washington University where she received her master’s degree in organizational management in 2011.
Having spent nearly 20 years in human resources for globally recognized companies, Parker has built a reputation for helping to successfully lead organizations through change and uncertainty. In 2010, she started 5 Talents Consulting, a business that helps faith-based organizations lead effectively. She currently leads organizational development for a large Montreal-based forest products company.
As president of the BCNAA, Parker will serve for two years, galvanizing the resources of more than 7,000 Bennett College alumnae in support of the school and to enhance the alumnae brand. Adopting the values of “sisterhood, solidarity, and service,” she and the association leadership have developed a strategy to strengthen the relationship between the alumnae and the college, encourage multigenerational alumnae engagement and enhance the information sharing processes and infrastructure for the BCNAA.