CARLSBAD, Calif. — Integral Senior Living (ISL) and Solstice Senior Living (SSL), a joint venture of Integral Senior Living and NorthStar Healthcare Income Inc., have named Collette Gray as president and CEO and Jennifer Ferrer as CFO. In these positions, they will have C-Suite responsibilities for both ISL and SSL.
“Bringing leadership of both ISL and SSL together allows us to streamline the services we provide for our communities and ensure both Integral Senior Living and Solstice Senior Living are receiving exceptional management, as well as having community-specific needs and services met,” says Sue Farrow, founder and owner of Integral Senior Living. “Having overarching members in the C-Suite allows us to continue to strengthen ISL and SSL’s relationship and optimize the overall service provided to residents.”
Gray joined ISL in 2010. Under her leadership, ISL has been ranked the 17th-largest senior housing provider in the nation and one of the largest providers in the state of California. In 2017, she played a vital role in launching Solstice Senior Living in partnership with NorthStar Healthcare, bringing ISL’s unique style of management services to 32 independent communities.
In addition to her role at Integral Senior Living, Gray is also a long-standing board member of the California Assisted Living Association. She has served as the chairwoman of its Workforce Development Committee for three years. She also serves on the Argentum board of directors and is the chairwoman of the Women in Leadership Committee. Gray’s previous role at ISL and SSL was as the CEO/COO. Gray has a degree in business management from the University of Nevada–Las Vegas.
Ferrer joined ISL in 2019, bringing over 15 years of experience in finance and accounting to the team. She previously worked in accounting with a variety of companies, including Ernst & Young, National Hot Rod Association and Picture Head, where she worked her way up to vice president of finance and accounting. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business economics with an emphasis in accounting and a minor in Asian American studies from the University of California–Santa Barbara.