Matt Parker is President of Parker Fabrication, Inc., which was founded by Matt and his father in 1989 in Groveland, Illinois. The company started as a part-time venture with a single product line manufacturing exhaust components for stationary generator sets. The company grew quickly and expanded beyond the family farm to a 20,000sf, 6 acre facility purchased in 1997 in Morton, IL. Parker Fabrication now employs over 60 full-time people with multiple product lines. Matt is a 1987 graduate of Morton High School and is active in his local community having previously chaired the American Welding Society, Cub Scout Pack 76 and spearheaded the Morton to St. Jude satellite run. He is a current co-chair for Kids' Muddy Madness for St. Jude, an event that was started to raise awareness for childhood cancer and to teach children the importance of giving back.
Matt has a diverse background and vast experiences including Nascar pit crew team, mechanic, packaging sales, as well as much practical expertise, which have supported his work in leading his team at Parker Fabrication.