OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Let us introduce ourselves.
President and Chief Executive Officer Over 20 years of diverse industry experience in the U.S. and Europe with a national Senior Living and Health Care organization that developed, owned and managed senior living and healthcare communities, residential apartments and commercial properties. During his tenure, Dan directed the growth of the company and oversaw the creation and roll-out of a world class customer service program that positioned the company as innovative leaders in the industry. Dan’s background also includes extensive experience at Arthur Andersen, an international accounting firm, where he consulted directly with entrepreneurs and closely held businesses.
“Providing remarkable and personalized experiences for residents and their families is my passion. Our approach to service at Grand Living is the essence of our culture and allows us to fulfill our vision to embrace the uniqueness of each individual we serve. We look forward to serving you!”
Chief Operating Officer
Over 35 years of healthcare related experience, most recently serving 11 years as Chief Operating Officer of a national Senior Living and Health Care organization. During her tenure, customer and employee satisfaction improved year over year and the teams were the recipients of multiple quality awards at both state and national levels. Prior to serving as Chief Operating Officer, Melinda worked extensively in finance and accounting for the same national organization, including seven years as Chief Financial Officer.
“Building an engaged team that is confident and enthusiastic is my passion. I am excited to bring Grand Living’s service culture to life with The Sterling Touch®, and am inspired to work with our teams to foster continuous innovation.”
BOB DELLE DONNE
National Director of Sales and Marketing
Over 25 years of experience in senior living, real estate, finance and business consulting. Bob has focused on senior living sales and marketing since 2008, assisting residents in a streamlined process for their move into senior living communities. His experience directing national non-profits and his service to many charitable organizations, including working with children and teenagers who provide care services to family members, allows him to bring passion and insight to the vision of Grand Living.
“I am deeply passionate about our journey at Grand Living. I believe that we owe our time, talent and service to our Seniors, Veterans, Caregivers and Children who sometimes may not always be able to do for themselves as they age.”
LUANN McCORMICK, RN
Regional Director of Operations
Over 35 years of experience as a registered nurse and operational leader, most recently serving as a District Director of Operations and Regional Director of Clinical and Residential Services for a national Senior living and Healthcare organization. During her tenure, she managed the acquisition and merger of new communities, developed clinical programs and increased employee retention and resident satisfaction. LuAnn has been active in the development of new programs for patient satisfaction in acute care settings, Home Care and Hospice and for improving the health and enhancing the quality of life of memory care residents.
“Being able to participate in creating a lifestyle that enhance all aspects of our senior’s lives is my passion. I look forward to building a team that embraces the Signature Programs at Grand Living with dignity, respect and compassion.”
Regional Business Development and Operations
Over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry with leadership roles in operations, health and wellness, training and development. As a former Regional Director of Operations for a national senior living organization, Bethany was responsible for 15 communities. She has extensive experience with opening new communities, developing and implementing operating procedures, directing clinical standards and creating training and development programs.
“I have a passion for empowering individuals, building and equipping solid teams, providing leadership strategies and collaborating for success. Grand Living’s exceptional service culture with The Sterling Touch® as the cornerstone, ensures our teams deliver remarkable service to the residents, families and guests we serve.”
Over 20 years of healthcare industry experience within the senior living, insurance and managed care sectors serving in leadership roles in finance, accounting, and operations. Throughout his career, Steve has worked extensively developing process solutions, performance measures, and building strong, cohesive teams. Steve’s passion for health and wellness compliments the leadership team at Grand Living.
“I am excited to be part of a team, building communities where one can continue to learn, grow, and engage in the things they enjoy most in life.”
National Director of Culinary Operations
Over 25 years of hospitality experience in culinary operations, including fine dining, hotel and senior living communities. Michael has lead, developed and enjoyed creating memorable dining experiences from heart of the house to tableside. Michael has been a featured presenter in Chef programs for the broader community as well as a guest lecturer on culinary trends. Michael studied Culinary Arts at Baltimore Culinary College.
“Striving to personalize your entire dining experience within The Sterling Touch® culture is the goal of each of our Culinary team members.”