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Power Players: Parker Duffey

Photo: Haint Blue Collective

Parker Duffey 

President and Chief Executive Officer
Tailgate Guys

Tailgate Guys might seem like an overnight success, given its rapid growth in the last year or two. But Duffey, who co-founded the college football game-day business in 2009, knows what a trip it’s been — he jokes about how much more gray hair he has now than a decade ago. Tailgate Guys has more than 50 clients and 170 employees who are driving new revenue for schools with customized tailgates that provide most everything fans need on game day.