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Parisian served with AT&T for 39 years in a variety of roles, including vice president of IT integration, strategy and planning, then chief information officer and finally president of technology development, where she was responsible for the development and global operation of the 2,000 applications that support AT&T’s consumer and enterprise businesses, as well as the platforms that support human resources, finance, supply chain and network operations.
Parisian’s career experience includes leading teams through the exclusive AT&T iPhone launch and 11 subsequent releases, as well as multiple large-scale systems integration challenges in mergers between AT&T, DirectTV, Cingular and BellSouth Cellular.
“Looking back, I can see now how God has clearly been preparing me for this season of service for quite some time,” Parisian said. “About ten years ago, I felt a calling to begin helping children in poverty and those who lacked the love and security that I was able to provide for my own sons. I’m humbled beyond words by the opportunity to now live out that calling full time and to extend the hope of Jesus Christ to the precious children of the world through this role with Compassion. I don’t think of this as a job; …
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