Thomas J. “TJ” Parsell Jr.
Thomas J. “TJ” Parsell Jr. is president of Hospitality Management Group, which operates Blossom, Cypress and Magnolias restaurants in Charleston.
Parsell has a law degree from the University of South Carolina and practiced employment and labor law as an associate at Ogltree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart in Charleston before joining the family restaurant management business.
He is a member of the South Carolina Bar, former alumni chairman of the Charleston Day School Annual Fund and a member of the board of Louie’s Kids and the Charleston Wine + Food Festival. Parsell also is active in various clubs and organizations, including St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Executive Association of Charleston, the Carolina Yacht Club, Hibernian Society and Country Club of Charleston.
Parsell and his wife, Louisa, live in West Ashley with their 10-year-old daughter Lyles and 8-year-old son James.