Dennis Parnagian

Dennis Parnagian is a visionary and entrepreneur with 50+ years of experience in business and leadership. In 1980, he became President of Fowler Packing Company, a large produce company located in Fresno, California. During his tenure, Dennis, along with his 3 brothers expanded the small farming operation to a powerhouse–growing, packing and shipping millions of boxes each year. Under his leadership, the company farmed more than 12,000 acres of citrus, almonds, grapes and pistachios, built a 600,000 square foot state of the art facility, built 3,100,000 square feet of commercial development, 255 luxury apartments, an office furniture sales company and various other enterprises. Dennis has also dedicated his life to philanthropy, serving on many community boards that support the greatest needs of his community–healthcare, education, and food insecurity. In 2017 he retired from Fowler Packing Company as CEO and remains Chairman of Fowler Packing today.