Gretchen Baumgardner


Gretchen is an Associate Broker for Launch Real Estate and is partners in the Bruske Team where she helps buyers and sellers with all their real estate needs.  She has advocated for childhood cancer issues since her oldest daughter was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010 at the age of three and serves on the Alumni Family Advisory Council at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.  Gretchen was introduced to Children’s Cancer Network shortly after her daughter was diagnosed; joining the Board in 2018.  She is a Co-Chairperson of the Fundraising Committee and its Pinwheels for Hope program. Her favorite program event is Run to Fight Children’s Cancer as her daughter was the official race starter at the inaugural Run in 2010.  

When she is not selling real estate, Gretchen is supporting and cheering on her two daughters as they play softball and soccer among their many activities.  She lives her life by Eleanor Roosevelt’s quote “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift.”