September 22, 2023

Digital Media Consultant & Industry Analyst

Keith Parnell is one of Virginia’s most well-known and in-demand digital media consultants.

With over 20 years of industry experience, Keith has worked with some of the area’s most popular brands.

Keith Parnell

Daily Responsibilities

Keith runs the day-to-day as Chief Executive Officer & Strategy Chief at Jobs On The Fly, a company he co-founded in 2021. He also serves as Fractional Chief Marketing Officer of Ghent Eats LLC overseeing marketing and advertising efforts for the GE brands, including three multi-million-dollar restaurants in Norfolk Virginia — Cogans Pizza Ghent, Cogans Pizza North, and Hank’s Filling Station — and the new Craft on Colley.

Education & Speaking

Keith has advanced education in business, information systems, and software engineering from Christopher Newport University and Kansas State University, and has had the privilege to speak to and teach MBA students at The College of William & Mary Mason School of Business and Old Dominion University Strome College of Business, and to professionals at Alpha College of Real Estate on multiple occasions.

Giving Back to The Community

Keith has served as the Virginia Governor’s Appointed Commissioner to the Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads (Hampton Roads Transit’s Governing Board), has served on the Board of Directors for Transit Management Company, on the International Board of Directors for Cosmopolitan International, on the Board of Managers of the Cosmopolitan Club of Norfolk Virginia, and on the Board of Directors for Hampton Roads Public Transportation Alliance.

Days Gone By …

Keith was the Chief Marketing Officer overseeing marketing and advertising efforts for Crescas Real Estate, a multi-million dollar brokerage in Hampton Roads and Richmond Virginia. He was the Chief Marketing Officer for Prime Eats, LLC, the parent company of four multi-million-dollar restaurants in Norfolk and Portsmouth Virginia — Gosport Tavern, Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas, Supper Southern Morsels, and The Public House. He was Chief Executive Officer & Strategy Chief of JASE Group LLC, an innovative Creative Advertising & Technology Agency, a company he founded in 1997 and successfully sold in 2018, and a company that guided many clients through million-dollar growth increments. He was Chief Information Officer for Stratum Marketing, and Deputy Chief Technology Officer for The AUTOMARK Group.