Our Story

Senior Settlers’ team shares a single mission: to make your tough transitions trouble-free.

Since 2013, Senior Settlers has helped hundreds of clients in the greater San Francisco Bay Area downsize and settle into new homes. Our skilled team helps you achieve a balance between what is needed and wanted. They work with you to envision how things should ideally go, then put together a plan to move your project forward. Senior Settlers will help you simplify your home, and create comfort and beauty in the next chapter of your life.

A member of the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM), Senior Settlers adheres strictly to their Code of Ethics. Senior Settlers is also a certified Bay Area Green Business.

Our Team

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Moira Brennan
Owner, Senior Move Manager-Certified
Moira ‘s commitment to service first led her to a career in non-profits. Her collaborative approach means our clients’ priorities become Senior Settlers’ priorities.


Tammy Key
Senior Move Manager
Tammy brings warmth, patience and efficiency to Senior Settlers, along with years of move coordinator experience. Tammy also holds a certificate in chronic disorganization and is experienced in hoarding issues.


Suzanne Frank
Senior Move Manager
Our clients benefit from Suzanne’s project management skills as well as her kindness and wry sense of humor. As a licensed real estate broker, Suzanne knows that home isn’t just a place, it’s a place of belonging.


Gabriele Staake
Senior Move Manager
Gabriele knows first-hand the challenges of helping a loved one relocate. A professional organizer for over 20 years, she has assisted countless clients, family and friends downsize and move.


Chuck Reese
Senior Move Manager
Chuck left a career in teacher development to work in senior care management. He is a hands-on problem solver whose experience with estate resolution and complex family dynamics benefit Senior Settlers’ clients.


Kim Garrison
Senior Move Manager
As a substitute teacher and move manager, Kim enjoys the balance of working with young and old alike. She finds both fields emotionally gratifying, plus the physical demands keep her on her toes!