Senior Director, Corporate Marketing and Financial Communications at CME Group
William Parke is senior director of corporate marketing and financial communications at CME Group, with responsibility for corporate advertising and branding, marketing communications and financial public relations. Prior to joining the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in 2004, he was director of financial communications for Motorola. Earlier, Parke was with Ameritech from 1987 until joining Sears in 1993 as head of financial communications, where he handled financial media relations, the annual meeting and annual reports, corporate advertising and community affairs. He holds graduate and undergraduate degrees from Northwestern University. He is past president of the Chicago chapters of both the National Investor Relations Institute and PRSA. Among other works, Parke has published The Handbook of Communications in Corporate Restructuring and Takeovers and How Communications Can Help Foster Quality Improvement with the Arthur W. Page Society.