Mr. Parkey has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Nuclear Engineering with over 15 years of experience in the areas of criticality safety, nuclear safety analysis, radiological engineering, engineering design, licensing, and risk assessment. He has worked at several commercial fuel cycle licensees, commercial energy, and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories and facilities throughout the United States.
Melissa Staniewicz Parkey is a doctoral candidate (ABD) in the College of Business, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in the area of Industrial Organizational (I-O) Psychology. She holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in I-O Psychology with 10 years of experience in the field of I-O psychology as well as experience in multiple Silicon Valley start-ups throughout the dot-com bubble. Mrs. Staniewicz Parkey has performed research on decision making, cognition-perception, individual differences, team communication, leadership, virtual teams, computer-human interactions, and training. She has worked on government and military grants, within assessment centers, and taught undergraduate classes in management and human resources at the University of Tennessee.