A firm with exceptional talent that unlocks value for our clients.


What We Believe

Building an Exceptional Firm


The Parnin Group’s mission is to improve the organizational performance of our clients by delivering sustainable results and building a diverse and equitable firm of remarkable and talented people.

Our Values

We believe in doing the best for our clients by using data and evidence, informed with our expertise and experience. We are driven by building a thriving, inclusive environment for our employees, and supporting and investing in our community.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our business and we bring an equity lens to our work and clients since diversity provides a true advantage to an organization. We are committed to building an inclusive work environment that will allow our people and leaders to thrive, providing equitable opportunities and challenging assumptions about who can or should assume leadership roles.

Our people


Sukumar Rao

Mr. Rao is accomplished executive with significant experience in strategy, operations, and technology in the public, private and social sectors. He brings significant expertise in performance improvement, digital transformation, and organizational development. Over the years, Mr. Rao has advised senior executives on his areas of expertise - he is a trusted advisor to C-level and senior executive leaders in public, private and non-profit sectors. Mr. Rao has published several articles and papers, including his contributions as an author. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Marisa Sanchez

Marisa Sanchez, PhD brings 25 years of experience in organization development and change management to build and sustain effective organizations. Her consulting approach uniquely focuses on achieving results by integrating deep knowledge and expertise in organization development, project management, and business strategy. Under the organization development umbrella, her practice areas include strategy and execution, change leadership, organization design and culture change, leadership coaching, team effectiveness, and facilitation. With her technology background, she offers expertise in organization adoption of new information systems and technology in addition to increasing organization effectiveness of IT organizations.


The Parnin team brings exceptional people, always putting our interest and value at the center.

Chief Executive Officer

I have seen very few companies that are focused on building capacity in their client organizations.

Branch Chief

It was a pleasure to work with Parnin Group. They bring a fresh perspective and are committed to providing lasting results.

Program Director

Giving Back to the Community


Our clients