Jesse Parker Stowell was born and raised in Lansing, Michigan. Upon graduation from high school he attended Columbia University in the City of New York majoring in History of Africa, Asia and the Middle East. While in college, Stowell began interning at public relations agencies in Manhattan focusing on nightlife, entertainment and lifestyle.
In 2002, Stowell began an internship with Full Picture that turned into a 13 year career building experience. Raising to the level of Vice President, Stowell oversaw public relations campaigns for such illustrious clients as Victoria’s Secret, smartwater, vitaminwater, Revlon, Almay, Saturday Night Live, Heidi Klum, popchips and Starr Restaurants Organization.
Stowell left Full Picture and New York City in 2015 to found his own agency, Parker|Phoenix, focusing on entertainment, lifestyle and talent in Austin, Texas. A breadth of experience with national and regional media has made the company a success that continues to grow.