Rebecca Raulerson Parrish ’99 has been named grant specialist at Wofford, reporting to Provost Mike Sosulski. She primarily will work with faculty to secure major grant funding for faculty and student research across disciplines.

Parrish majored in English and Spanish with a concentration in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. She received a master’s degree of liberal arts in English from Converse College. Previously, she was director of grants at the Spartanburg Community College Foundation and served as the program liaison for Women Giving, a program under the Spartanburg County Foundation. Parrish also operated her own consulting firm, Five Twenty Consulting LLC, assisting nonprofit organizations with planning and facilitation of strategic initiatives. She also previously was Healthy Kids coordinator for Partners for Active Living, development director for Omni Montessori School in Charlotte, executive director of AccessHealth Spartanburg Inc. and assistant director of the Preservation Trust of Spartanburg. Parrish brings 19 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, education, higher education and community development. She is married to Remsen B. Parrish ’00; they have one son.