Blake Parrish, MARSH
Senior vice president
Identified as a top talent while taking part in Marsh’s risk analyst graduate training program, Blake Parrish was quickly promoted to assistant vice president in 2011, vice president in 2013 and senior vice president in 2017. Throughout this time, Parrish helped grow the Los Angeles environmental practice into one of Marsh’s largest specialty units on the West Coast. He then transitioned to the insurer’s global casualty team, where he worked on complex casualty accounts in the Los Angeles area and negotiated and brokered several sizable construction projects for large contractors, architects and engineering firms.
In 2012, Parrish became a full-time producer; by 2017, he had landed among Marsh’s top 100 producers. In 2018, Parrish continued to expand his leadership at Marsh by helping to establish the company’s Los Angeles construction center of excellence.