O’Licia Parker-Smith

Dreamvillian. Naturalista. Avid Thrifter.

O’Licia is a graduate of NC State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in communication with a concentration in public relations. She minored in arts entrepreneurship and has a unique perspective on businesses and ecologies. Before joining E&V, O’Licia gained communication experience in financial, entrepreneurial incubation, political consulting, equity and diversity, and health and wellness industries through work study jobs, internships, and freelancing. She is starting her professional career at Eckel & Vaughan.

O’Licia grew up in Fayetteville, NC as a military kid. She loves reading personal development books and studying business leaders. She enjoys challenges that provide her an opportunity to work within her strengths of futuristic, command, ideation, focus, and responsibility, according to StrengthsFinder2.0. O’Licia brings a determined spirit with the desire to help others succeed.