Our Team At Courtyard Gardens —

Our Team



Meet the Courtyard Gardens Family

Steven R. Mellion  — 

Executive Director

Steve earned his master’s degree in Business and Healthcare Administration from the University of Wisconsin Madison School of Business and Medicine program in Health Care Administration and has an undergraduate degree from SUNY Stony Brook in Organizational Psychology.  

Over his 43-year career he earned awards and public recognition for his ability to lead communities in culture change and service through inspiring passion and compassion to those we are of service to, our residents.  Steve wrote a NIMH grant that established teaching curriculum for the training of health care administrators that continues to be used at the University of Wisconsin School of Business.

A recognized pioneer in establishing one of the nation’s first community mental health centers in Trenton NJ, he administered a State Psychiatric Hospital, established the first two psychogeriatric Nursing Centers for the State of NJ, as well as group homes, day care programs to provide innovative models of service delivery and community reintegration.  He gained tremendous public accolades for the turnaround and construction of a county hospital to create the Mercer County Geriatric Center.  He served as the COO of Seaview Hospital for New York City Health and Hospital Corp.  Relocating to Florida in 1992, he earned a reputation in the HealthCare business community for turnaround and development of skilled nursing and assisted living communities in the establishment and design of memory care programs.  

Steve resides in Wellington, with his wife Janice, his son Steven, along with their two cats, Pumpkin and Spooky. 

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