"A Tradition of Excellence"
The Fred Parker Company, founded by Fred and Glenda Parker in 1951, is known for their “Tradition of Excellence” in fine custom residential building and design. Fred and Glenda are Fort Worth natives whose careers in the residential building industry span over 60 years. Fred Parker, CEO is known as a “legend” in the home building industry earning many local, state and national awards for unique building design, quality construction, and superb business systems. He has earned the credentials of Graduate Master Builder / Remodeler; Certified Master Builder / Remodeler; and Certified Aging in Place Specialist. He is a co-founder of the Certified Master Builder Corporation and continues to serve on their Board of Directors. He was honored with the prestigious awards of “Remodeler of the Year”, “Builder of the Year”, “Lifetime Achievement Award” and “Home Building Hall of Fame” by the Greater Fort Worth Builders Association and is a life member of the board of directors.
Ron Parker-Company President is a second-generation custom builder, and an AIBD Building Designer. He has over 40 years’ experience in the design/ build industry and has served as Construction Manager for the company since 1994. Ron has earned the credentials of Graduate Master Builder / Remodeler, Certified Master Builder / Remodeler, and Certified Aging in Place Specialist. Ron earned a Bachelor degree in Production Management from Texas Tech University in 1977 with additional studies in Architecture and Corporate Finance, with a goal of returning to the family business. He worked for The University of Texas System at UT Southwest Medical School for four years as a quality control manager in the building of university and hospital facilities. In 1994, Ron returned to the company to manage new home construction and focus his design attention to interior building design and woodwork details. Ron loves working with people designing, building, and rebuilding beautiful homes and gives “hands on” attention to every detail. His building designs won first place awards for “Best New Custom Home Design” and “Best Renovation Design” in Texas Institute of Building Design Competitions. His work was featured in the Designer Show House at Historic “Thistle Hill” for renovating the Dining Room and recreating the original woodwork from historical photographs provided by the Historic Preservation Council. Ron is devoted to carrying on the family legacy of building excellence.
Lila Parker- ASID Interior Designer is a Registered Interior Designer with the State of Texas. Lila and Ron, married in 1982 and have worked together in the building / design business throughout their marriage. Lila works with the majority of building clients with furniture placement, selections of colors and materials and helps in the building process. Her talent has been featured in five Designer Show Houses by the Historic Preservation Council and two Street of Dreams where she won top awards along with design associate, Sherri Bishop ASID. Lila is owner of Parker Designs, an independent interior design firm, providing complete design services such as furnishings, accessories, bedding, and window treatments.
Fred Parker Company’s Design/Build Team work together to ensure every home is designed and built to meet or exceed the client’s expectations. State of the art technology and trends are constantly evaluated to ensure the best alternatives are available and appropriately implemented in each home. The finest team of suppliers and trade contractors in the industry are utilized and continually evaluated to maintain quality standards at competitive costs. Their dedication and commitment to the company’s “Tradition for Excellence” under the direction of the company’s experienced supervision and management principals provide consistent quality at an exceptional value to the clients.