Regional VP of Operations - Ovation
Stephanie Grade is a born and raised Nebraskan. Growing up in Crete, just about an hour outside Omaha, Stephanie looked at life through a different lens. Her passion for exceptional service drew her to the hotel and services industry, allowing her to travel the U.S., open hotels, and serve on the Board of Directors for the Omaha Restaurant Association and Metropolitan Hospitality Association. After 20 years of hospitality experience and award-winning program development, Stephanie has brought her expertise to Arete Living.
“Arete Living and Ovation offer reinvigorated and wonderful new developments,” Stephanie said when asked why she chose to join Arete Living. “I look forward to sharing my background in hospitality with my fellow team members.”
Our Ovation and future Arete Living developments offer exceptional, residential living and experiences, as well as innovative technology options that allow guests to communicate with family and the world around them.
Stephanie has a degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management from Iowa State University. She’s also a proud mother, wife, and owner of an English Bulldog named Lola – who gets all of the family’s attention. When she’s not earning an ovation for her hard work, she enjoys attending concerts, theatre performances, traveling, supporting the Joslyn Art Museum, and exploring Fontenelle Forest just outside Bellevue.