Joanie Parsons
President

Part strategist, part dynamo. Joanie connects companies, people, and ideas. She founded PARSONS in 1992 - and has been on the go ever since.

  • Superpowers: Instigator, visionary, nature lover
  • What I Do at Parsons: Leadership, vision, brand strategy, team building
  • Brands I Love: trücup low-acid coffee, Tesla, Seventh Generation, Patagonia
  • Dream Car: Vintage Alfa Romeo Red Convertible, with dogs in the backseat.
  • First Job: Tour guide at KOMO TV
  • Best Vacation: Hiking the Lycian Way Trail in Turkey
  • Best Hike: Dolomites and Mount Blanc to the Matterhorn
  • Saturday Night: Entertaining, community events, great times with good friends
  • Sunday Morning: Coffee, walking the dogs, yoga, cycling
  • Community Connections: RevelEleven, One Eighty Foundation, PCC Farmland Trust, Seattle Good Business Network
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Natalie Cheel
Account Executive

Part brand builder, part storyteller. Natalie brings ideas, information, and inspiration together. With a background in nonprofit management, she knows how to get the most out of limited resources and make a marketing budget beg for mercy.

  • Superpowers: Mother, positivity, communication
  • What I Do at Parsons: Project manager, brand builder, writer
  • Brands I Love: Ben & Jerry’s, Warby Parker, Prana
  • First Job: Newspaper route
  • Favorite place: Beaumaris, Ontario
  • Saturday Night: Cuisine themed dinner party
  • Sunday Morning: Coffee, attempting to make dog and rocket shaped pancakes for my boys.
  • Community Connections: Whittier Elementary School, PCC Farmland Trust
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Natalia Dotto
Account Executive

Part story teller, part planner, Natalia has more than 15 years of experience as a television news producer, media relations project manager, writer, and photographer. Experienced in asking the right questions, Natalia knows how to craft the best story through words and images.

  • Superpowers: Finding the story, telling the story, photographing the story, and whipping up a decent meal from a variety of leftovers in the fridge
  • What I do at Parsons: Media relations, ​communications strategy, social media
  • Brands I Love: Nikon, REI, Kari Gran
  • Favorite Vacation: Taking my family to the small village in Cornwall where my mum grew up and I spent many childhood holidays, and then taking them to Gibraltar where my dad grew up
  • Dream Job as a Kid: Swashbuckler or National Geographic photographer
  • Saturday Night: ​Dinner and discussions with friends
  • Sunday Morning: If we’re not heading to a child’s football match then it’s an early morning walk with the dogs, followed by a strong cup of black coffee, plus the New York Times or good book
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Hannah Joss
Account Coordinator

Part wordsmith, part Energizer bunny. Hannah uses her creativity and social know-how to think outside the box and generate news-worthy stories.

  • Superpowers: Positivity, creativity, adaptability
  • What I do at Parsons: Media relations, social media marketing
  • Brands I Love: Adidas, Theo’s Chocolate, Pagliacci Pizza
  • Music of Choice: Tame Impala, Gorillaz
  • First Job: Lifeguard at a beach club
  • Favorite Vacation: St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin
  • Saturday Night: Any sports game, beer, friends
  • Sunday Morning: A giant cinnamon roll and The Office
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Eden Wenokur
Account Coordinator
 

Part deep diver, part mountain climber. Eden uses her detail-oriented mindset and social media savvy to craft effective stories and elevate client’s social growth.

  • Superpowers: Finding the typo, hopping on the call, social media strategy
  • What I Do at Parsons: Media relations, social media marketing
  • Brands I Love: Chacos, Reuben’s Brews, REI, Klean Kanteen
  • Music of Choice: Anything my friends are playing or making
  • First Job: Gelato scooper
  • Best Vacation: Five months in Ecuador
  • Saturday Night: Happy hour with friends
  • Sunday Morning: The New York Times crossword and a big cup of tea, then rock climbing
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Jasper & Juno
Greeters

Gregarious greeters, accomplished nappers and vocal champions of regular mealtimes, the boys bring a smile to our faces and hair to our black pants.

  • Superpowers: Barking, napping, squirrel detection
  • What We do at Parsons: Reception, employee wellness, barketing strategy
  • Brands We Love: Purina, Chuck-It, Everlast Squeaky Toys
  • Music of Choice: Three Dog Night, Snoop Dog, Cat Stevens
  • Last Vacation: Opera camp
  • Guilty Pleasure: Tearing out all the stuffing to get to the squeaker
  • Saturday Night: Watching the first 10 minutes of a movie and then falling asleep
  • Sunday Morning: Green Lake
  • Community Connections: UPS drivers, dog walkers, Humane Society, PAWS

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