Evan Parise

Evan brings 6 years of experience manufacturing and constructing all of the sorting equipment provided by BEST. His project and skills set provide knowledgable expertise that 

ensures that all sorting equipment 

establishes adequate expectations to the customers by providing full satisfaction, quality control, stability and reliability. 

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Mike Parise

Mike is our founder, President and CEO of MPA Inc. With an engineering degree from San Luis Obispo and more than 30 years experience in the food processing industry, there is nobody quite like Mike.

Mike Durrant

Mike D. keeps the day-to-day business activities rolling, ensuring

a consistent line of communication.

With an extensive background in production and facility management, Mike knows what it is like to be on both sides of the window.

Harold Smith

Harold's project management acumen ensures that our clients are never caught off guard.  With a strong background in process automation, Harold can help turn the most difficult challenges into "just another day on the job".


At M Parise Associates, we've taken our collective experience to create our own methodology in order to keep your project on track and under budget.


We know that your reputation is only as good as the results of your last job. That's why we pride ourselves on a results-oriented approach.


We live, eat & breathe food safety and quality (literally). Keeping your quality and safety our top priority while delivering your project on time and on budget is our day-to-day mission.

our Field team

"I started M Parise Associates to accomplish one goal and one goal only:  To offer fully balanced solutions to all organizations, taking into account: quality, deadlines and budgeting.. Our logo is our statement  


  • 2001 - M Parise Associates founded
  • 2001 -TOMRA/BEST sorting accepted as the first manufacturer to be represented by MPA
  • 2006 - First expansion of the company to include Meyer Industries
  • 2010 - Second expansion of MPA team to add new agents support personnel
  • 2011 - MPA hires a new Field Engineer to increase support and service
  • 2012 - MPA adds Vanmark to the product line
  • 2013 - MPA and Borrell team up in the Almond Industry
  • 2014 - MPA continues to grow and expand our agent team
Bringing expert solutions to everyone in the food industry.

Our founder

M Parise Associates