Company veteran Reed replaces the retiring Parsons.

Jackie Reed was promoted to chief executive officer for T S RESTAURANTS, a family-owned company with 14 locations in Hawaii and California. She replaces Bill Parsons, who retired after 38 years with the company.

Reed previously served as president of T S RESTAURANTS’ California operations and has been with the company for more than 25 years.

Reed began her restaurant career in 1989 as a hostess at Leilani's on the Beach, a T S Restaurant on Kaanapali Beach on Maui and gradually earned roles of increasing responsibility.