Meet Our Team
“I have over 30 years of experience with Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Rehab operations. Graduate of Ferris State University and Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. I live in Pennfield and raised three children with my husband of 38 years, and rescue Senior Weimaraners and Beagles. I love to spoil my 6 grandchildren and rescue pups, and spend as much time as possible in Florida.”
Monica Davis-Cruz, RN
Director of Resident Care
"I obtained my Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. I served faithfully in the United States Marine Corps for sixteen years. I live in Portage, Michigan and have three sons."
Director of Marketing
“Working with the aging population is not just a job to me, it's a passion. Connecting with people going through life's changes is where my heart is. The path of life is ever-changing, and not always smooth! Outside of work I enjoy time spent with family and friends! I have lived in Kalamazoo for over 7 years and I truly love where I live--there is always something to do or see, and summers are the best! I'm a WMU alum and I've worked in the aging community for over 5 years. This work is what I love, and I intend to spend many years right here.”
“After having worked in assisted living for several years, I came to discover that I have a passion for serving the aging population. Assisting both residents and their families with office support and general guidance is very fulfilling to me. I feel incredibly blessed and fortunate to be a member of the Vineyard team as it gives me the ability to be able to do what I love and also be in fellowship with the residents. Outside of my time at Vineyard, my husband and I enjoy staying active with our four children, family and friends”
Life Enrichment Coordinator
“My focus is developing the golden rule of do to others as you would want done unto yourself but including enriching lives so each person has a once in their lifetime experience that they never thought would be possible. I have found a deep-rooted passion in the life-enrichment field that I am blessed to call a career. I have been in the health care career for over 20 years and am truly blessed to find myself here at Vineyard. In my free time, you can find my husband, our four daughters and myself, camping or hiking somewhere in Michigan and enjoying a great beach with our two dogs. ”
Medical Room Manager
"I’ve had the pleasure of serving our community for over 20 years working in healthcare starting out at the West Michigan Cancer Center, as a manager at Bronson Hospital and in direct patient care at Borgess Medical Center. My passion is to make a positive impact in others lives by providing exceptional care and making others smile on a daily basis. I am a cancer survivor and its an honor to give back. I have a bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University and studied nursing assisting at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. I have been blessed with two beautiful children. We love to spend time outdoors exploring and enjoying the sunshine near our Great Lakes. I rely on my faith to lead me to where I belong and I am so very grateful to be a part of the Ganton team!"
“I was born and raised in Battle Creek, MI and graduated from Pennfield High School with a Basketball Scholarship to Kellogg Community College. After completing college I worked for a few Senior Living Communities in Battle Creek and found my love for cooking. I trained under a very talented Executive Chef for 5+ years where I learned all of my cooking skills on the job. Prior to beginning my position here at Vineyard Assisted Living, I was working as a Traveling Support Chef for a Contracted Food Management Company. I enjoy making food from scratch and helping others improve their cooking skills. I look forward to working alongside the staff and residents here at Vineyard.”