November 02, 2015
Richard Parlier believes the courses he took at Harper changed the trajectory of his career. The mechanical services company he worked for after high school quickly recognized his work ethic and promoted him to a heating and air conditioning service technician. Knowing he needed to bolster his technical skills, Parlier turned to Harper. Twenty-plus years later, Parlier owns First Point Mechanical Services LLC, a multimillion-dollar commercial HVAC company serving northern Illinois.