A National Visionary
In 1990, Mercedes Gunderson founded Gentle Transitions — very likely the first corporation in the country dedicated to senior move management. She is truly one of the founders of what is now a full-fledged national industry. In 2001, cancer took her life, but as a result of her vision, today, Gentle Transitions stands as a leader in the Senior Move Management field and is one of the oldest and largest companies of its kind in the nation. In 2003, husband and wife owners Bill Lehman and Diane Bjorkman were proud to be passed the torch to carry on her legacy. To this day they hold true to the original mission-“to ease the relocation process and provide our clients with peace of mind”.
Greg Gunderson (Gentle Transitions of CA), Bill and Diane remain close friends and allies to this day, committed to the betterment of the senior move management industry as a whole and dedicated to offering each client an outstanding experience including the highest standard of customer service.
Accepting the Star Tribune Top 150 award for the sixth consecutive year
(left to right) Co-owner Bill Lehman, Operations Manager Julie Ronning, Managing Director Lee Snydergaard, Marketing Associate Jill Freeman, Co-owner Diane Bjorkman.