Our Team

It takes a special kind of person to make a house a home, and we have a team of very special people.

Lead Team

Shannon Saunders

General Manager
Shannon brings years of experience in the seniors housing industry, where she was instrumental in the successful opening of a number of communities. As General Manager at Sunridge Gardens, Shannon has quickly earned a reputation for modelling the ‘Bria Way’ for her team.

Sunridge Gardens Chef David

David Collins

Manager Culinary Services/Executive Chef
David is a certified Red Seal Chef with over 30 years of culinary experience and a member of the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management. His dedication and values, paired with his seniors community experience, greatly enriches the lives of all residents at Sunridge Gardens.

Sunridge Gardens Recreation Manager

Jennifer Wasden

Recreation Manager
Jennifer brings sixteen years of experience to her role as Recreation Coordinator. Her focus is providing all aspects of recreation—physical, intellectual, social, emotional, spiritual—and bringing laughter and smiles along the way. Jennifer loves being part of the lives of those she works with and considers it an honour to be welcomed into their home.

Sunridge Gardens Marketing Manager Jane Bryce

Jane Bryce

Area Marketing Manager, Magnolia Gardens and Sunridge Gardens
Jane has an extensive background in hospitality and senior care. Jane is passionate that seniors and their families find the best housing solution for their needs, and is a resource for ideas and experience to support their decisions.

Sunridge Gardens Sous Chef

Danielle Armfelt

Sous Chef
Danielle learned her trade in the hospitality industry working as a sous chef and chef with Moxies Grill and Bar. She loves working in a setting that gives her the chance to make a difference in people’s day, and Sunridge Gardens is a perfect fit. Danielle has a passion for baking and is famous for trying new recipes for residents to enjoy!

Our Philosophy

Our team is actively involved in the lives of our residents. We work together to create a space that nurtures body, mind and soul, so seniors can live independently in a relaxed and caring atmosphere, with like-minded seniors who share the desire for companionship and an active lifestyle.

The Bria way of operating is personal, resident-centred, compassionate and dynamic. Our vision is to be the leader in providing supportive, safe homes in which our residents live their lives to the fullest.

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