Our Team At Courtyard Gardens —
Meet the Courtyard Gardens Family
Gregory “Skip” Gozzo —
Director of All Operations and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Gregory “Skip” Gozzo, founder of Gozzo Estate Homes, has an exceptional past in designing and developing high-end luxury estates. Gozzo is recognized as one of America’s leading estate builders. He has developed in multiple golf courses and yachting communities across the exclusive area of Jupiter, Florida and on the world-renowned island of Palm Beach, Florida. In particular, Gozzo Estate Homes is recognized as one of the most successful and influential residential developing companies in the history of Admirals Cove, the prestigious Country Club and yachting community located in Jupiter, Florida. In the 1990s, Gozzo took his company out west to the heights of Aspen, Colorado where he continued his building expertise and ingenuity.
For the past 35 years, Gozzo has consistently received regional and national awards for his work. These awards include Prism, Aurora, and Best in American Living honors to mention a few. Gozzo was also named one of the top ten luxury builders in America by The National Association of Home Builder’s most prestigious trade publications five different times. Additionally, the estates of Gozzo Estate Homes have been featured in local, regional, and nationwide publications. They have graced the covers of Luxury Florida Homes, Pinnacle, Professional Builder, Audio & Video Interiors, Palm Beach Illustrated, Florida Design, the Sun Sentinel newspaper, and the Palm Beach Post among others. Gozzo Estate Homes’ imaginative style of architectural design and detailing has also been featured on VH1 “Celebrity Real Estate Splurges” in 2007 as one of the top four most luxurious estates offered for sale in the United States.
With meticulous attention to every detail Gozzo, prides himself on his exceptional skill in first locating the most unique trophy properties and then carefully crafting and constructing them into the most exquisite residential residences available. A builder in Palm Beach County since 1985, Gozzo has built over 60 custom luxury estates resulting in sales of over 500 million dollars.
Dr. George C. Peck Senior —
George C. Peck Sr. MD is a retired Surgeon with over 50 years of experience in owning and operating multiple assisted living/memory care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, and medical office buildings in New Jersey and South Florida. Dr. Peck Sr. wrote numerous medical textbooks, scientific journal articles and lectured throughout the world. As a result of his talent and reputation, Dr. Peck Sr. was elected and served as the President of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in the healthcare industry.
Jonathan E. Gozzo —
Jonathan E. Gozzo earned a degree in Finance at Texas Christian University’s Neeley School of Business. Jonathan Gozzo has been developing residential and senior housing real estate for the family business and has gained a deep understanding for the construction process and how to complete developments using a critical path. Jonathan Gozzo plays a leading role in all acquisitions and financings undertaken by Courtyard Gardens’ expansion into new markets. His investment insight and strategic planning is a decisive factor in establishing Courtyard Gardens as a major player within the senior housing industry.
Gregory J. Gozzo —
Gregory J. Gozzo earned an artium baccalaureus in the field of Psychology from Harvard University. While attending Harvard University, Gregory Gozzo lettered on the men’s varsity ice hockey team. Gregory Gozzo plays a vital role in the construction management, scheduling, coordination and development process. He is also responsible for the supervision of day-to-day operations along with overseeing ongoing business operations within the development of new facilities. Gregory Gozzo has been developing commercial and senior housing real estate for the family business since graduating from college .
Melody Giudicy —
Melody has been a Registered Nurse for more than 20 years. The majority of her career has been caring for the senior population in Assisted Living and Long Term Care Communities. Her extensive experience and management skills drive top-notch quality individualized resident care. Melody’s passion for her residents continues to be Health and Wellness focused which resulted in the establishment of a Wellness Clinic in her last community. It was comprised of a variety of specialists offering weekly clinical hours to meet resident needs. She believes that knowledge is power and educating seniors promotes independence. For this reason, she planned monthly Health and Wellness Lectures presented by specialists, nutritionists, durable medical equipment representatives as well as physical, occupational and speech therapists.
Melody is compassionate caring and exudes high ethical standards for the care being provided by her team. She leads by example.
Food and Beverage Director and Executive Chef
Courtyard Gardens Senior Living is pleased to welcome Paige Stumpf as our Food and Beverage Director and Executive Chef. Paige graduated from Kansas State University in 2007 with a bachelor of science in Food Science and Industry. She then decided to take her passion for food further, and enrolled in culinary school and was accepted into the Culinary Institute of America, in Hyde Park, NY, widely recognized as one of the best culinary schools in the world,
During her three years there, Paige honed her culinary skills by learning from many of the best chefs in the industry including celebrity chefs Danielle Boulud, Richard Blaze, and Anthony Bourdain. After graduating at the top of her class in 2010, Paige moved to Florida and has been a part of numerous upscale events including a private dinner party for Aretha Franklin in Boca Raton FL, and hosting a wine and dinner pairing for the owners of Concannon Wineries in Wilton Manors FL, among others.
Paige also had the privilege of working side by side with one of the highly regarded chef Gordon Ramsey’s previous sous chefs in Ft Lauderdale, FL. Paige has a very diverse background in food and a great love of people. We are excited to have her join our team at Courtyard Gardens Senior Living.