About Us : Leadership

Meet the Executive Director of The Villa at Florham Park

Mercy Gonzales, RN, CDP, CALA, LNHA

Mercy Gonzales became Executive Director of The Villa in May 2017. Mercy has served Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey (LSMNJ) for more than 15 years, most recently as the administrator for the Health Center at Crane’s Mill, LSMNJ’s continuing care retirement community in West Caldwell. Her background also includes hands-on and administrative experience with other local healthcare programs such as Fellowship Village Retirement Community in Basking Ridge, Merry Heart Nursing Home in Boonton, and Troy Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Parsippany. In addition to her thorough understanding of resident and family needs, Mercy is an experienced leader with proven success in developing compassionate, high quality health care teams.

A native of the Philippines, Mercy earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Makati Medical Center before relocating to the United States to work in geriatric healthcare. Now a US citizen, Mercy lives in Morris County with her husband and children.