In August 2017 Joseph B. Parsons will retire after 38 years of experience in private and public finance and operations. Most recently, Parsons was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Chief Operating Officer of Michael Kors Holdings Limited, a global luxury fashion brand. His experience includes working with various fashion and apparel companies and KPMG, an international audit and accounting firm.

Parsons is a member of Beacon UU Congregation in Summit, New Jersey and has had a number of leadership positions including member and President of the Board of Trustees. Parsons earned a master of science in accountancy from the University of Houston and a bachelor’s degree from Eisenhower College.

Parsons is also the Treasurer and member of the Board of Trustees of the ACLU of New Jersey and sits on the UUSC Investment Committee.