Stephen Gunnerson

VP Operations

Steve is a seasoned and highly experienced administrator in senior housing in New England. Steve has a background of three decades in both for-profit and non-profit senior housing operations.


In his current role, Steve oversees all operations at Summercrest, our community in Newport, New Hampshire, as well as providing consulting services to other communities for Grand Senior Living. Steve has presented at numerous senior housing conferences and is a member of several professional and community organizations.



Steve received his bachelor’s degree from Eastern Nazarene College, and his Masters from Nazarene Theological Seminary, with advanced Studies certificates from The University of Connecticut and Harvard University.


Steve is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator and a Retirement Housing Professional (RHP).