Bill Parker is Vice President of shared services for Sprint Nextel Communications. Prior to his current role, Parker spent 19 years at MCI, where he managed several Finance functions including Payroll, Vendor services, Commissions, Government Accounting, Labor Reporting, and Financial Systems Development. Parker has served on advisory boards for ADP, The American Payroll Association and The Talx Corporation. Parker has an undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech in Finance and Management and an MBA from Virginia Tech in Finance. He was named “Shared Services Leader of the Year” in 2007 by the Shared Services and Outsourcing Network. Parker will be a guest speaker at the 11th Annual Shared Services Summit to be held at the Venetian hotel, Las Vegas, Nev. from September 16-20, 2007. He is slated to speak on: The Balanced Score Card.