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Trinity E. Parker
Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Trinity Parker is senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries. A member of the Senior Leadership Team, she leads Symetra’s overall marketing and communications strategy and initiatives. She also has responsibility for the company’s corporate social responsibility program and relationships with key industry and community constituencies via its public affairs office. 

Ms. Parker joined Symetra in August 2018. She was previously regional manager, Government and Community Relations, for Sound Transit, the major transit agency serving the rapidly growing Puget Sound region. She held multiple senior communications roles during her decade-long tenure and was responsible for managing the agency’s complex interactions with multiple local, regional and state governing bodies. Prior to Sound Transit, Ms. Parker was vice president of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, leading the business organization’s marketing and communications functions on behalf of its 1,100 members. 

Ms. Parker serves on a number of civic and community boards, including the Bellevue Downtown Association board of directors, which she chairs, and KidsQuest Children’s Museum. She is a member of the Corporate Advisory Board for the Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA), the largest LGBTQ business organization in the United States, and a commissioner of the Seattle Sports Commission. She formerly served on the Foundation Board for Western Washington University.

Ms. Parker received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington.