George Parnell comes to the USPTA with nearly 30 years of legal experience and has been an advisor to private equity and venture capital funds, public and private corporations, not-for-profit organizations, multinational and domestic business-focused organizations, growth companies, entrepreneurs, start-ups and international investors. In 2012, he formed Parnell Law PLLC and currently serves on the board of directors of multiple organizations and as both governance and outside general counsel to private equity, family office and operating companies.
Since 2008, Parnell has worked with the USTA and served on several national committees within the organization, including as a Board Member and Immediate Past President of the USTA Middle States (2012- Present); President and Chairman of the USTA Middle States Section (2011-2012); Chairman National Sportsmanship Committee (2010-2012); Member of various National and Sectional committees including: the USTA Davis & Federation Cup Committee and Constitution & Rules Committee; USTA Middle States Board of Directors and Vice Chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee (2005 to Present); and Chairman of the Governance Committee (2008 to Present). Parnell earned his law degree from Tulane University in 1985, and his B.A. in International Business Administration from New England College in Henniker, New Hampshire. He also completed post-graduate work in finance at Rutgers and Harvard universities.