Delbert R. Parks, III is the Sr. VP and CTO of Sinclair Broadcast Group. Del has been serving Sinclair since 1972 and has held various operations and engineering positions over the last 45 years, since his career began in the engineering dept. of Sinclair’s flagship station, WBFF-TV in Baltimore. Del is also is a retired Army Lt. Col., who has held various commands during his 26-year reserve career. In his current executive position at Sinclair’s Corporate Headquarters, Del is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing operational and engineering policies and strategies as they relate to television operations, internet activity, information management systems, and infrastructure. He is a SMPTE Fellow, as well as a member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America and has been active in the scouting program with his sons.