Steve Gurney founded Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook in 1990. Drawing from the experience of observing his family caring for Steve’s aging grandfather, he created a comprehensive publication to help others in the same situation. Over the next few years, Steve expanded the publication to three regional editions, DC metro, State of Maryland, and the Philadelphia region. Steve has worked closely with nearly every regional and national organization on aging to help maximize their exposure and helping find solutions to their challenges.
In 1998, Mr. Gurney sold his company to Greater Washington Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Washington Post Company. He continues to serve as publisher and has dramatically grown the business under the new ownership.
In addition, he founded ProAging Network meetings, and the ProAging Email Network, important resources for senior-serving professionals.
Mr. Gurney serves or has served on the board of directors for the Grass Roots Organization for the Well-Being of Seniors (GROWS), Alzheimer’s Association, Interages, Business and Aging Task Force, Virginia Intergenerational Task Force, and the Beacon Institute. He has served on countless committees and provided guidance to help organizations and businesses better serve the senior population. He has received awards and recognition from the Seabury Resources for Aging, Maryland Assisted Living Association, the Senior Marketing Institute and other notable organizations. Steve has also served on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University Odyssey Program and served as an instructor at several universities and corporate training programs. He is a regular speaker at local, regional and national events and has been featured in regional and national publications, electronic and broadcast media.
Steve received a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Old Dominion University and a Masters Degree from the Erickson School of Aging Studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County.