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J.R. and Jason Parent started the Yellow Retirement Communities after graduating college and recognizing the need for economical housing built strictly for Seniors. 20 years later, their idea has evolved as the recognizable "little yellow buildings" located around Northern Indiana. The Yellow Retirement staff has provided homes for thousands of happy Seniors over the years and hopes to continue for many years to come.
J.R. Parent, President and Owner J.R. is married to Maren and they have six children together. JR enjoys spending time with his family, being on the lake, and watching IU basketball. Besides overseeing the development and construction of all new communities, he enjoys getting out of the office and making maintenance calls to ensure our residents get the level of service and care they've come to expect.
Jason Parent, President and Owner Jason is married to Cindy and they have six beautiful girls together. He enjoys spending time with his family, fast cars, and being on the lake. Jason is a very "hands-on" owner who still goes out and paints, cleans and gives maintenance calls. Jason oversees our sales department.
Carrie Haas, Director of Operations Carrie has worked for the Parent family since 2000. She has 4 children. Aside from spending time with her family, she's involved at her church. Carrie also enjoys reading and playing volleyball.
Laura Dennison, Office Manager Laura has been working with the Yellow Retirement staff since February 2014. She is married to Michael, and they have an energetic son. She likes to spend her free time at the lake.
Tosh Hall, Office Administration Tosh is married and she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, riding horses, hiking, and relaxing at the lake. Her and her husband welcomed their first son in December 2017.
Deb Schmieman, Office Administration
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Amy Stefanek, Office Administration Amy joined the Yellow Retirement team in 2017. She's married to Tony, and they have 2 children.
David Lee Minick
David Lee Minick, Maintenance David joined our team in 2012. He enjoys spending time with his son, who was born in December 2015.
Will Waterman, Maintenance
Matt Foreman, Maintenance Matt Foreman joined our team in the Fall of 2015. Matt is deaf and communicates with American Sign Language, lip reading, or written letters. Matt has two children and enjoys doing anything outdoors.