Sharon Grambow, EVP/Chief Operating Officer (Sun Health Senior Living)

As chief operating officer for Sun Health Senior Living, Sharon Grambow is responsible for the execution of the organizational strategy and management of all three Sun Health senior living communities and their more than 500 employees. Grambow has held several leadership roles at Sun Health including administrator for Grandview Care Center, executive director for Grandview Terrace, and chief financial officer for all three senior living communities. She has more than 18 years of experience in senior housing operations, health care facilities management and property management. During her tenure with Sun Health, Grambow has effectively grown several aspects of the organization’s portfolio, including successfully closing a $42 million tax exempt bond financing that saved more than $2 million in interest annually. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and is a certified public accountant. Grambow is also a licensed nursing home administrator and a Fellow of the American College of Health Care Administrators.

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Bhakti Gosalia, Executive Director, Grandview Terrace

Bhakti Gosalia has spent her entire health care career in the United States with Sun Health, beginning as a social worker for Boswell Memorial Hospital (now Banner Boswell Medical Center). During her time with Banner Boswell, Gosalia also held positions as assistant administrator and administrator for the Boswell Rehabilitation Center. She has been the executive director of Grandview Terrace since 2007, and also served as executive director of The Colonnade from 2009 to early 2013. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from the University of Bombay, India, and her Master’s of Science in health service administration from the University of St. Frances in Joliet, Ill. She is a licensed nursing home administrator and a preceptor for “administrator in training” from the American College of Health Care Administrators.

Susan Davis, Executive Director, La Loma Village

Susan Davis joins Sun Health following her time as executive director at The Peaks, a nonprofit senior living community in Flagstaff, Ariz. Since beginning her career as a critical care nurse at Boswell Memorial Hospital (now Banner Boswell Medical Center) more than 20 years ago, Davis has progressed into several health care leadership roles. She is a former division director of clinical services with Life Care Centers of America, health center administrator at Plaza del Rio Care Center, and executive director of The Forum at Desert Harbor. Davis has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin and a master’s degree in health service administration from the University of St. Frances in Joliet, Ill. Davis has received the distinguished certification of fellow from the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA).

Barbara Foster, Executive Director, The Colonnade

Barbara Foster, who comes to Sun Health from Macon, Ga., brings more than 25 years of industry experience to the role. She has worked with an array of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) across the country serving in varied leadership capacities, including vice president of operations, executive director and regional operations manager. Included among her many leadership duties was responsibility for opening new CCRCs, running large-scale care centers, and maintaining operational responsibility for upwards of 1,000 residents in a single community. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Foster is a licensed nursing home administrator, professional counselor, certified assisted living manager and senior human resources specialist. She earned a dual bachelor’s degree in psychology and social work, and completed her master’s degree coursework in family counseling at the University of Akron.

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Jackie Lusson, Corporate Director of Sales

Jackie Lusson comes to Sun Health from The Citadel, a continuing care retirement community in Mesa. In her role as general manager, she managed 185 independent living residences and 118 assisted living apartments. This operational experience gives Lusson a unique perspective of how sales and operations can and should work together to enhance the overall effectiveness of the organization. During her career, she has worked in sales leadership positions for large multi-site national organizations such as American Retirement Corporation (now Brookdale Senior Living) and Classic Residences (now known as Vi). During her tenure, Jackie received numerous accolades including the American Retirement Corporation’s (ARC) Corporate Performance Award and Marriott’s Pinnacle Award, recognizing outstanding operational performance, an honor she received two years in a row.