Bob and Renee Parsons

ParsonsThe Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation was established in February 2012 to offer support to nonprofit organizations successfully working to empower, educate, nurture and nourish people during what is often the darkest times of their lives.

Founded by serial entrepreneur Bob Parsons and business executive Renee Parsons, The foundation has granted more than $130 million in in the past five years. 

Best known for his business successes, Bob Parsons is the founder of GoDaddy and CEO and founder of YAM Worldwide, which is home to his entrepreneurial ventures in the fields of motorcycles, golf, real estate, marketing, innovation and philanthropy. He is a U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and a recipient of the Purple Heart Medal, Combat Action Ribbon and Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.

Renee Parsons is a YAM Worldwide executive and dedicated philanthropist. Her previous professional experience includes working in hospitality sales and serving as the corporate events planner and VP of community outreach, leading GoDaddy’s philanthropic work worldwide. 

The Parsons have made several major gifts to the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow over the years, totaling more than $9,000,000. The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation recently announced a $4 million gift to Barrow Neurological Foundation, in continued support of the MAPC to establish the Lonnie and Muhammad Ali Legacy Care Program. 



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