Parson & Associates LLC is a Kansas City, Missouri certified MBE, DBE and Section 3 firm with an extensive background providing public involvement, governmental affairs, communications and workforce development services on behalf of government, business and nonprofit organizations.
The firm has worked with its municipal and national partners to achieve success in the development of green-collar job initiatives, youth career and life skills training, as well as major transportation, capital improvement and water-quality projects.
Founder and President Jason Parson is a lifelong Kansas City, Missouri resident who served our nation in Operation Desert Storm. Under his leadership, the firm has built a reputation as an empowering voice for its clients. Whether developing green infrastructure, workforce outreach and training, or expanding horizons for at-risk youth through education, Parson & Associates has had a positive and far-reaching impact on public policy in the greater Kansas City region.
Current projects include the City of Kansas City Missouri and Kansas City Police Department’s East Division Patrol Station and Crime Lab “East Campus” project, where the Parson team provides workforce development and outreach; project/construction administration coordination, facilitation and reporting services; project communications services; and Section 3 support services for this $74 million project in Kansas City, Missouri.
Other Parson & Associates projects include the EPA’s national pilot project in the Marlborough neighborhood to fix stormwater and sewer problems with green solutions instead of the more costly and massive underground storage tanks, as well as the State of Missouri’s effort to certify more MBE/WBE small businesses.
Significant past projects include the voter-approved renovations of Kauffman and Arrowhead, a $400 million capital improvement project, with team members playing a critical role in the promotion of MBE/WBE businesses in Jackson County; the I-70 Environmental Impact Statement; and coordination of policy gatherings such as GreenSummit 2008, and the Midwest Fair Climate Summit in Detroit in conjunction with the National Wildlife Federation.
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