Adilson de Paula Parrella
Adilson de Paula Parrella was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 1, 2017. He has served in the Church as a full-time missionary in the Brazil Porto Alegre Mission, branch president, bishop, high councilor,stake president’s counselor, and Area Seventy. He presided over the Brazil Belo Horizonte Mission.
He was born in November 1962 in Guarujá, São Paulo, Brazil. He joined the Church in 1971. He obtained both his bachelor’s degree in communications and his master’s degree in business administration from Brigham Young University. He was managing director at Kodak Polychrome Graphics until 2005 and then was a partner first with Korn Ferry International and then Caldwell Partners.
He and his wife, Elaine, are the parents of five children.