Parabar comes to RHAA with a diverse background in Financial Management. He was previously a Systems Manager at Vali Cooper and Associates, a Financial Manager at Stantec, and served as Controller for RHL Design Group, Inc. for nearly 20 years. In addition to RHAA, Parabar does private consulting for Bay Area law, software and other firms, and is also an accomplished musician, having recorded and toured the USA, Canada and Europe with a number of well-known reggae, jazz, rock, Latin and funk artists. He continues to record and perform throughout the Bay Area on a part-time basis.
Janet has provided RHAA project accounting and financial support since 1998. Her prior experience includes project accounting and software implementation in both the technical and manufacturing fields. Living and working local allows Janet to bike commute and to help reduce her carbon footprint. Her passion for mountain biking includes both exploring the trails and volunteering to help maintain them.
Marketer and storyteller, Tina has a broad background in marketing, business development, communications and journalism. Tina believes in creating compelling stories that share the achievements of the firm and its people. She holds a Masters of Journalism from the University of California, Berkeley, and has also worked as an editor and reporter for various regional newspapers. Tina entered into the A/E/C industry in 2011 and since then has been focused on the support of marketing and business development efforts.
Tina is actively involved in the Society for Marketing Professional Services and serves on the Communications Committee as a writer for their quarterly newsletter, The Shortlist. When she is not marketing, Tina can be found volunteering at local farmers markets and food organizations.
Nels comes from an accounting background with a love of technology and computers. He handles all technological and computing issues for the office as well as supporting the accounting operations of the business by processing merchandise invoices, making payments and resolving queries. In his free time, he enjoys working on his vehicles and spending time with his family.
Kathy graduated from UC Davis with a degree in Dietetics and Nutrition, and practiced as a Registered Dietitian for many years. It was time for a change, and after working with a career coach, she decided to go back to school and earned two degrees: one in environmental landscaping, and the other in Landscape Architecture. She is passionate about environmental issues, having been born and raised in California where protection of the environment is a relatively new concept. She is also passionate about developing alternative energy sources, nuclear energy and its waste and what to do about it, and the lack of water in California and the burden of an ever-increasing population.
Diana George comes to RHAA as a graphic designer and marketing assistant. She has an international background in graphic design and holds a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle and a Masters degree in Graphic Design and New Media from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. Diana is fascinated with the relationship between type and image. Born in Sri Lankan, Diana is an Indian classical dancer and enjoys exploring other cultures.