Parke Atkinson OwnerParke Atkinson Owner
Parke Atkinson is the local owner of the College Hunks of Virginia Beach. He started the business in November 2016 to provide high quality moving and hauling services to the Hampton Roads region. Parke grew up on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. He attended the University of Virginia where he majored in Environmental Sciences. Following graduation, Parke held multiple positions including working as a paralegal in Manhattan, a government contractor at NASA Wallops Flight Facility, and a property and asset manager for a local commercial real estate developer, Venture Realty Group. Parke saw College Hunks on Shark Tank and immediately fell in love with the mission, the brand, and the core values. In his free time, Parke enjoys the beach, hunting, boating and supporting the University of Virginia athletics program.
Corey Carper Operations ManagerCorey Carper Operations Manager
Corey is the Operations Manager at the Virginia Beach College Hunks. He started his career with the HUNKS in February of 2017. He started off as a junk wingman and worked his way up to a managerial position within a couple of years. Corey grew up in the Winchester area of Virginia. He attended college at Old Dominion University and graduated with a degree in Psychology. Shortly after college, Corey moved back home and started working at a drug and alcohol rehab facility before moving to Virginia Beach. After a year of working at the Adventure Park, Corey found the job listing for the H.U.N.K.S. and realized what an amazing company it was. Corey likes to spend time on the beach, going out with friends, and taking long walks down the beer aisle.