Fahteema Parrish is the President and Founder of Parrish & Sons Construction LLC, a 100% minority woman-owned construction company in Kansas City, Missouri.

Born and raised in Kansas City, Fahteema obtained an up-close and personal view of what hard work really looked like. Her mother and father were entrepreneurs, they owned their own HVAC business.


Before founding Parrish & Sons Construction, Fahteema worked in the Information Technology Industry for 20 years where she gained experience in Process Innovation, applications development/computer programming, systems analysis and design.

As she ventured into the Construction industry she earned her OSHA 30, Class A CDL and completed the accelerated Construction Management Programs which included Turner School of Construction Management, JEDunn Minority Development Program, UMKC Growth Elevation Lab, Next Stage KC & Kansas City Strategic Partnership Program with CWC & Edgemoor. Thus, diverse skillset solidified the foundation for Parrish & Sons Construction on January 28, 2015.