Todd L. Parchman      


Prior to founding Parchman Vaughan in 1996, Mr. Parchman managed the investment banking effort of Ferris, Baker Watts, Inc. and served on its Board of Directors. Mr. Parchman started his career as a banker in the First National Bank of Chicago's First Scholar program. He later joined Norwest Corporation and ultimately became Senior Vice President. After Norwest, he founded Signet Investment Banking Company and served as its Senior Managing Director.

Mr. Parchman received a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and French from the University of North Carolina, where he was a Morehead Scholar. Mr. Parchman serves on the University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation’s Board of Trustees (UMB is the University of Maryland System’s professional education hub where students pursue advanced degrees from the highly ranked schools of Law, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work, along with the Graduate School),  the board of the Conserve School and the Conserve School Trust - inspiring young people to environmental stewardship through academics and engagement with the forests, lakes, and wildlife of Lowenwood, and on the President's Advisory Council of Stevenson University. Mr. Parchman is a former Trustee of the Culver Educational Foundation and the Youth Outreach Foundation Inc. Mr. Parchman has served on the boards of The Education Industry Association and the United States Lacrosse Foundation. He has also chaired the Advisory Board for the Baltimore City Campus of the School of Continuing Studies at Johns Hopkins University and served on the Baltimore City Board of Finance. Mr. Parchman has taught Corporate Finance and Negotiation at Johns Hopkins and St. Thomas College.

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Lara n. Vaughan


Prior to founding Parchman Vaughan in 1996, Ms. Vaughan served as an investment banker with Ferris, Baker Watts, Inc. Before beginning her investment banking career, Ms. Vaughan served in the Overseas Private Investment Corporation's Special Assets Division, specializing in international loan workout and restructuring.

Ms. Vaughan holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in International Finance from American University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business with a French minor from Stetson University. Ms. Vaughan serves as a Court-Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian Ad Litem for abused and neglected children. She has also served as a member of the Board of Trustees for the E.C. Montesssori School, and as a board member of the Center for Education Reform, the Education Industry Leadership Board, and a privately-held insurance company. She has also served as a Financial Advisory Council member for the Career Education Colleges and Universities, a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Private School Business Magazine, and an Ambassador for the Iron Disorders Institute. Ms. Vaughan has published articles in periodicals including "Enterprising Educators." She is a member of the honor societies of Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma.

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James a. rowan


Prior to joining Parchman Vaughan in 2017, Mr. Rowan served as the Managing Director, Senior Advisor, and Education Group Head of Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc. In 1993, Mr. Rowan joined Legg Mason Capital Markets, which was subsequently acquired by Stifel Nicolaus, and played an integral part in developing the firm's significant investment banking role in the proprietary education and training industries. Mr. Rowan has completed financings with a transactional value of over $5 billion and M&A transactions totaling over $1 billion. 

He was a venture capitalist for six years and prior to that was a Senior Financial Executive at ITT Corporation and City Investing Company, based in New York and London. Mr. Rowan has been an Independent Director of National American University Holdings, Inc., since November 2014. He is a Trustee of Waynesburg University (Pennsylvania), where he is Chairman of the Finance and Property Committee and Secretary of the Board.

Mr. Rowan remains active in alumni affairs at The Lawrenceville School (N.J.) and Cornell University, where he is on the Dean's Leadership Committee for the Johnson Graduate School of Management. A graduate of Lawrenceville, he received a Bachelor's degree in Economics and an MBA in Finance from Cornell University. 

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AnThony e. green

senior vice president

Prior to joining Parchman Vaughan in 2000, Mr. Green managed the Support Services Team for BAe Systems in Saudi Arabia.  Prior to his tenure in the Middle East, Mr. Green served in the British Royal Navy and worked with NATO Intelligence.  Mr. Green is a decorated veteran.

Mr. Green holds a Business Studies degree from the University of Central Lancashire, is a graduate of the Guardian Business School of Management in London, and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.  Mr. Green is a FINRA Series 79 Registered Representative.

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Curtis Li


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Prior to joining PVC in 2019, Mr. Li worked as a Valuation Analyst for Cherry Bekaert. During his tenure, Mr. Li performed enterprise and debt valuations of portfolio companies for Business Development Companies. Mr. Li holds a Master of Finance degree from the University of Maryland – Robert H. Smith School of Business. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Maryland.

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Eric J. Gorman



Prior to joining PVC in 2018, Mr. Gorman attended Towson University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Investments. He was a member of the Towson University Investment Group and the College Fed Challenge team. Mr. Gorman is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society and is a FINRA Series 79 Registered Representative.

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