Eric "Bodhi" Parker
Mr. Parker started his career off in the US Army at the early age of 17, where he served in numerous positions and assignments with a deployment to Mogadishu Somalia with the 101st ABN as a QRF Element. Mr. Parker later, assessed and was selected as a graduate from the 160th SOAR's Green Platoon where he was assigned to the Fastest Deployable Counter-Terrorism Package in the World, plus or minus 30 seconds.
After his term of service was completed, Mr. Parker attended College attaining his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. While going to School, he entered into the Executive Protection arena where he was assigned to protect various celebrity figures and Fortune 500 Executives throughout Central Florida.
Mr. Parker once again Assessed and was selected for a contract for the Department of State's Diplomatic Security Service's Contract protecting American Diplomats conducting foreign policy in Iraq. Mr. Parker later went on to serve in Afghanistan, back to Iraq, then as a Direct hire for DSS in Pakistan and again in Iraq.
Mr. Parker holds Certifications as a Certified Protection Officer and Instructor through the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO), Certified Anti-Terrorism Specialist through the Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board (ATAB) and is a Lifetime Member of the Night Stalkers Association.
Mr. Parker is currently licensed in the State of Florida to perform Executive Protection and Private Investigations and is the President and CEO of Trade-Craft Consulting, Inc.