Our Team at Parsons Group Inc. in Santa Barbara, California

Our Team

The leadership team at Parsons Group Inc. embodies the idea that working here is anything but just a job. A strong dedication to providing our residents with the best possible service and care is what our talented team of professionals does best, and they strive every day to inspire and lead through their actions.

Parsons Group Inc.

805-617-4337

1 North Calle Cesar Chavez Suite 200 Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Robert Parsons - President and Chairman

Robert boasts 40+ years of experience in business and management, overseeing all aspects of the company, business development, and institutional relationships. He has a keen understanding of senior needs and social issues and is an important voice in communications with the non-senior business community. Robert is committed to the company’s family ownership and works diligently to preserve and develop this important part of our culture.

Alyce Parsons - Secretary and COO

Alyce has spent over thirty-five years managing Retirement, Independent, Assisted Living and Special Needs/Memory Care Communities. Her approach to care, focusing on building our care giving teams, enables us to consistently meet the changing needs of seniors and their families. She is passionate that by working with staff, families and residents we will achieve the best possible care outcomes that are consistent with a family’s culture and the needs of their loved ones. Bob and Alyce have four children, Janelle, Blake, Gavin, and Cameron. All are members of our Board of Directors, and three are active participants in the company.

Janelle Parsons - President of Operations

Janelle started working for Parsons Group in 2003. She brought with her experience in sales and marketing in the Restaurant industry. She has served as Executive Director and Marketing Director for Parsons Group Communities, Regional Director, and her current role as President of Operations. Her onsite experience helps influence her regional management work in assessing challenges, prioritizing work, and creating aggressive business plans while producing financially successful communities. Janelle also uses these skills assessing and determining the strength of new acquisitions. She is constantly inspired by the work that the teams onsite do and by the amazing families and residents that choose to live at Parsons Group communities. Janelle truly enjoys serving residents, families, and team members.

Gavin Parsons - Director of Hospitality

Gavin began his career with Parsons Group in 2018. He has brought with him experience in large- and small-scale food service enterprises. Acting as head chef for high end restaurants and one of the world’s largest convention centers. After attending New York University Gavin focused on the restaurant and hospitality industry. Working in New York City, Santa Barbara CA, and San Francisco. He is inspired to collaborate with our dining services teams to bring a top of class dining experience to all our residence.

Monica Reveles - Leader of Team and Culture Support

Monica began her career in the senior living industry in 2001. She has extensive experience in Operations, Marketing and Human Resources and joined Parsons Group in 2010. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Ethnic Studies and Public Policy, she keeps closely connected to the Austin community through non-profit board and other volunteer leadership roles. She is a founding member of the Austin Steering Committee for Dementia and Aging Issues. Monica most enjoys spending time with her husband Sam and young son Sammy. Together they travel, cook, laugh at one another’s terrible jokes, make music, explore the great outdoors, go to the theater, and read.

Colleen Moody - Executive Director

Colleen brings to Parsons House La Porte a true calling to serve seniors, and the dedication to teamwork it takes to provide the best care possible. Throughout nearly 25 years since she began her career in Long Term Care, Colleen has grown her expertise, leading to her promotion to Executive Director in 1998 and joining Parsons House in 2001. From her start in direct care to positions as Activities Director and Assisted Living Business Manager, each experience has fueled her passion for serving seniors. Colleen finds great satisfaction in making a difference in the lives of so many individuals, from helping Parsons House residents maximize their living and sustain their independence, to seeing her team of employees grow in their own lives. And as a Texan since moving from her native New York in 1979, Colleen understands how important it is for residents to enjoy the 'Texas' lifestyle that Parsons House fulfills!

Mary Catherine McDougal - Controller

Mary Catherine, born and raised in Savannah, GA, joined the Parsons Group team in November 2018. After graduating with a degree in Accounting from The University of Alabama in 2008, she began her accounting career in the Oil, Gas, & Chemical industry. While in her first role as an accountant she began to pursue her Masters of Accountancy at Georgia Southern University, which she was able to complete by the Spring of 2010. Since then, Mary Catherine’s development in her field led to roles outside of the Southeast, and most recently in Santa Barbara. She was instantly attracted to the work at Parsons Group, as she and her family cared for her beloved grandfather for 20+ years until the age of 101. Mary Catherine and her newlywed husband Michael have a passion for college football, live music, travel, cooking, and visiting family and friends in their home state of Georgia.

Jeff Baida - Junior Staff Accountant

Jeff joined the Parsons Group in September of 2018, as a Junior Staff Accountant. He graduated from California State University, Chico with a degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting, in 2017. On the weekend, you’ll usually find Jeff playing softball at the community park. He also enjoys golf, tennis and running, and is currently training for a half marathon in the Fall. When Jeff was in high school, his Grandma lived in an assisted living facility where he volunteered to help with games and activities. Jeff is a people person and loves to help serve for the needs of others. He hopes to be good support for the accounting team, and is excited about this journey.