Meet the GrandView Team and learn a bit about these individuals who are behind this revolutionary concept in senior living.
Dave Barnard, GrandView CEO and Developer
Dave is an accomplished business developer and entrepreneur whose passion for community-based long term care led him to launch GrandView. Dave co-founded the human services organization Aurora Community Services in 1986 and led its development from a single residential home to a multi-million dollar corporation with more than a thousand employees and a management group of more than one hundred. Dave has extensive experience in corporate finance, regulation, and property management. A Denver area resident and skilled photographer, Dave designed GrandView to reflect the breathtaking beauty and grandness of the Rocky Mountain region.
Avis Wolske-Baker, Project Manager
Avis has a diverse background in human services and brings to GrandView a passion to help seniors age with dignity, independence, and flair. Avis is a skilled and experienced corporate project manager whose leadership has contributed to the development of numerous innovations in residential care. Her solid professional reputation in the areas of long term care and rehabilitation has made Avis the ideal Director for GrandView’s innovative senior services.
Chad Barnard, GrandView President
Chad brings to GrandView over 25 years of business experience with an extensive background in real estate sales and marketing. Chad is also a Certified Senior Advisor which qualifies him to coach seniors on issues related to health, housing, and finances. Chad’s rich experience in all aspects of the home buying and relocation process make Chad uniquely qualified to lead GrandView’s Development.
Stephen Garrison, GrandView Director of Sales
Steve is an award-winning professional who has been helping individuals and families find the perfect home for more than 30 years. A Certified Senior Advisor, Steve is recognized for helping his clients experience the “best home buying experience” possible. Steve’s expertise in the financial, legal, and older adult issues related to real estate buying and selling qualify him to be the perfect partner for individuals looking to find the ideal senior community.
Kim Jensen, GrandView Sales and Marketing
Kim brings to GrandView over 28 years experience in the field of Real Estate Sales and Marketing as well as administration, construction and development. She has been instrumental in helping people prioritize their needs and then securing the housing that will meet those needs and desires. Kim’s direct experience in working with the 55+ group, enables her to truly understand their values and goals. Her warmth, empathy, knowledge and skills have made Kim one of the most trusted professionals in the area.