Gunn is President and owner of The Toymaker of Williamsburg, a retail toy operation in Williamsburg, Va. She previously served as its Vice President. Her prior career in commercial lending included working for United Virginia Bank, now SunTrust, in various positions. She is past President and member of the Board of the Merchants Square Association, past Board Member for the Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce, and past President of the Twentieth Century Gallery. She is past Chair and current member of the Dean's Advisory Council for the University of Richmond's School of Continuing Studies and the Board of Directors for the Muscarelle Museum at William & Mary.
Gunn received her bachelor's degree in commerce from the University of Richmond and an MBA from the Executive MBA Program at William & Mary.