The Navion Difference
Navion Senior Living, a leading provider of senior living services in the Southeast headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, proudly offers the highest quality of service and care with the warmth and hospitality of home. We are a leader in independent living, assisted living, memory care, and short stay programs. With a choice of lifestyles and differing levels of care, you will find a community that is specially tailored to you.
Our Core Values
- Honor Individuality
- Facilitate Celebration
- Enable Full Life Experiences
- Provide Choice
- Nurture Vitality
- Encourage Spontaneity
- Respect & Honor
- Embrace Joy in Service
At Navion, we strive to make a difference in every life we touch. We take great pride in what we do, and we consider the trust families place in us a sacred honor. Caring for seniors is not just our purpose; it's our passion. We are committed to excellence, to being the leaders in senior living.
Navion Senior Living was founded by Stephen Morton, one of North Carolina’s senior housing leaders. Having successfully co-founded and led the two largest senior housing companies in North Carolina, he started Navion Senior Living with the mission of pushing the senior housing industry forward. This mission is infused into everything that we do at Navion, from our employee scholarship program to our cutting-edge Memory Care program that makes use of the latest research to pilot virtual reality programs in our communities. Our goal at Navion Senior Living is to create an environment where our employees and our residents thrive each and every day.
Theodore S. Turner, Chief Operating Officer
Ted Turner has 30 years of management experience in caring for people in the Senior Living and Hospitality Industry. He began his management career in the hospitality field with Marriott International, holding various leadership positions including regional controller and General Manager for 12 years. Later progressing into the senior living industry, he held positions—including Executive Director, Regional Director of Operations, and Vice President of Operations—for some of the following industry leaders: Marriott Senior Living, Sunrise Senior Living, and Bell Senior Living. Most recently, Ted has been responsible for over 20 communities with Five Star Senior Living.
Currently, Ted serves as the COO of Navion Senior Living. His focus will be driving the success of all aspects of operations of the company, including acquisitions and development projects. He will work with the CEO and CSO to create and execute strategic operational, economic, and growth planning for the organization, with a goal to become the premier provider in the region. Ted serves on the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Assisted Living Association, where he is also a preceptor for Administrators in training. Ted is a graduate of The King’s College in New York with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics.
Arick R. Morton, VP of Corporate Strategy
Arick Morton has a deep background in healthcare and senior-focused technology. After being an active participant in the creation and operation of Southern Assisted Living, Arick worked in corporate strategy and new product development for the Advisory Board Company, one of the nation’s largest health care research and technology firms. There, Arick successfully conceptualized, built, launched, and managed three new healthcare business lines, which today generate a combined $25M/yr in revenue. Arick launched VisionLTC, a senior housing market analytics technology platform, while simultaneously pursuing a full-time MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Most recently, Arick has managed the growth of VisionLTC's geospatial approach to evaluating the attractiveness of senior housing markets and sites nationwide, while also managing all market evaluation and financial analysis activity for Navion Senior Living. Arick is a honors graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy & Political Science, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.
Stacy Hartnett has nearly 20 years of experience in the senior living industry. She began her career at Southern Assisted Living, where she held various corporate and community-based positions. During that time, she gained knowledge in operations, finance, human resources, purchasing, and customer service. Stacy then worked for Brookdale Senior Living, where she worked on the Financial Planning & Analysis team. She gained an even stronger understanding of operations, budgeting, and reporting for all care setting types. Prior to joining RSS, she was the Senior Director of FP&A over Brookdale’s Southeast Division, comprised of 270 communities, and most recently, the Senior Director of FP&A-Core Support, which streamlined reporting and processes over the entire senior housing portfolio. In this role, Stacy was also responsible for the FP&A component of Brookdale’s concierge program as well as strategic marketing. Stacy is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Studies.