Keith Parnell, Strategy Chief
(Michael) Keith Parnell has been the Chief Executive Officer of JASE Group LLC, an innovative Creative Advertising & Public Relations Agency, since he founded the company in 1997. JASE is based in Norfolk, VA. Keith is the Virginia Governor’s Appointed Commissioner representing the City of Norfolk to the Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads, is Vice President and serves on the Board of Managers of the Cosmopolitan Club of Norfolk Virginia, and serves on the Board of Directors of Transit Management Company. In the past, Keith served on the Board of Directors of Hampton Roads Public Transportation Alliance, as Chief Information Officer for Stratum Marketing, as Manager of Software & Data Services for FSAP, and as Deputy Chief Technology Officer for The AUTOMARK Group.
Keith studied at Christopher Newport University and Kansas State University. He is a member of the Norfolk Cosmopolitan Club, Virginia Opera Guild, Hampton Roads Public Transportation Alliance, Entrepreneurs Forum of Hampton Roads, Chesapeake Economic Development Advisory Committee, Hampton Roads Internet Marketing & Technology Group, Williamsburg Internet Marketing Group, Charlotte SEO & Search Engine Marketing Group, Hampton Roads for Rail, and Virginians for High Speed Rail. Keith is married to Nicole, has two daughters, one son-in-law, and two granddaughters. He enjoys golf, baseball, and football. Keith lives in Norfolk, VA.
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