Denise Park Parsons has over thirty years of management and consulting experience. For the past nine years, she has worked exclusively as an independent college counselor, guiding high school students to the college of their choice. In that time, she has assisted several hundred students and their parents in lighting the path to college.

The principal of College Admissions Planning LLC, Ms. Parsons currently serves on the boards of Eastern Area Community Ministries and the Aicardi Syndrome Foundation. She is also coauthor of “Phenotype and Management of Aicardi Syndrome: New Findings From a Survey of 69 Children” (Journal of Child Neurology, February 2007).

Touchstone is Ms. Parsons’s first memoir. An avid lifelong reader and bibliophile, she has been a resident of Louisville for more than twenty years and lives there with her husband.

Contact the author at DParkParsons@Yahoo.com.