WHO WE ARE
Family Transition Coordinator
Barbara Carr, LCSW, ACSW
A 30+ year veteran of the Real Estate industry, Herb is the visionary behind Senior Homeowner Solutions. With a degree in Architecture from the University of Texas, and vast experience across the Real Estate development world, he saw a need to provide a smooth process for families dealing with aging parents and their personal residence. He began his career in Austin, as a project designer for a statewide apartment developer. When the commercial real estate boom hit in the early 1980’s, he became a Senior Project Manager for a major commercial developer building high rise office buildings. In 1988, Herb and his family moved to Dallas where he became the President of the design, construction and purchasing division for Club Corporation, the largest country club developer in the world. In 1993, he was recruited away to head up the development activities for La Madeleine French Bakery and Café, where he helped them grow from 13 locations to over 60. He then moved over to Consolidated Restaurants as Senior Vice President of Development and Franchising to help grow their company of over 150 restaurants. The next eight years, he was a Senior Director of Asset Management for E2M Partners, a $308MM equity investment company. A year and a half ago, he started Goodman Real Estate Solutions, a full-service commercial property advisory company. Herb is a licensed Real Estate agent and is the Chairman of the City of Dallas Sports Arena TIF Board. He is involved in numerous other civic and charitable organizations.
Although Herb Goodman has a real estate license, he is not acting as a broker or agent in any real estate transaction consummated through SHSTEXAS, LLC., dba Senior Homeowner Solutions.
With a Bachelor of Psychology and a Master’s of Social Work from the University of Texas in Austin, Barbara has 35 years of experience across a broad range of the social service spectrum. In Austin, she started the Senior Adult Services division for a small nonprofit, and then became a family coordinator for Hospice of Austin. At the same time, she had a private family counseling practice. After moving to Dallas in 1988, she became the Head Middle School Counselor for a large private school, where she continues today. In addition, she has re-established her private practice here in Dallas where she specializes in adolescent and family counseling. She has personally experienced the responsibility of making difficult decisions regarding her mother’s care and transition out of her home. Barbara has developed a deep understanding of the various issues that families confront and is the point person at SHS for many aspects of the transition and decision making process.