Leading the Trico LivingWell team as Executive Director, Grace is passionate about curating vibrant communities that empower people to thrive for an enjoyable and purposeful living. With a stellar record of business acumen, Grace brings a wealth of knowledge to Trico LivingWell and has held senior management roles in technology, marketing, and community development that span over 20 years in the U.K., Asia and Canada. She has helped develop numerous communities in Calgary, including the Mustard Seed’s 1010 Centre (affordable supportive housing), Accessible Housing’s INCLUSIO (fully accessible, supportive living home) and Clover Living (a culturally designed, older adult supportive living). Under her leadership, Clover Living was awarded two Consumer Choice Awards for Best Senior Care Retirement Residence in 2019 and 2021.
Grace is currently working towards a certificate in Aging & Gerontology at Ryerson University and serves on the Alberta Senior and Community Housing Association’s Senior Housing Relaunch Task Force and the City of Calgary’s Tomorrow’s Chinatown Advisory Group. She was previously a member of the Alberta Managers Society Senior Citizens Housing Board. Grace is also the Board Chair for the Calgary Chinatown Business Improvement Area and the Chair for the Chinatown Street Festival.
In between her busy schedule, Grace loves to learn, travel, volunteer and spend time with her family and friends. In recognition of her many community contributions, Grace was recognized as one of the 2021 Faces of Community by the Federation of Calgary Communities.