Mike Parnell, CEO & Founder of ITI, started the company with his wife Darlene Parnell in 1986. The Parnell’s have grown the company from two people and a couple of courses to over a dozen full-time instructors, 15 business professionals, training centers in Washington State and Tennessee, and companies in the USA, Canada, with plans for Brazil and Singapore.
Eagle Scout Mike Parnell, CEO of ITI is a longtime Scouter who’s Pony Express Council roots began with Troop 25. Mike served for 10 years on the Geiger Staff, the last two as Camp Director. Over his 42 years in the Tribe of Mic-O-Say, he has enjoyed serving at every rank and paint station from Brave to Chieftain. He was honored with the Silver Beaver Award in 2010 having served in the Cascade Pacific Council and the Silver Star/Ft. Vancouver Districts as District Chair, Camporee Chair, Eagle Board Chair and other positions. Mike still regularly attends Mic-O-Say events on a year-round basis.