Dr. Joel W. Parkman


Dr. Joel Parkman is a partner of Parkman Whaling LLC and is responsible for research and analysis in support of the firm’s advisory services to clients. Dr. Parkman has assisted with acquisition and divesture projects, private equity, restructuring and other assignments.

Prior to joining Parkman Whaling, Joel worked as Head of Research for Investment Banking for Petrie Parkman & Co. He assisted with corporate and asset transactions for both domestic and international clients including advising the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on its Natural Gas Initiative as well as working to execute private equity transactions. Additionally, he worked with the restructuring group on power generation assignments to monitor troubled companies in the electric power sector and debt to equity restructuring assignments. His experience in the electric power sector includes advisory assignments involving several natural gas reserve acquisition projects for domestic municipal utility clients and an international power generator.

Prior to joining Petrie Parkman, Joel’s background was as a scholar: he holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Mississippi College, a Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Baylor University.