Estrella Gonzalez CEO
Our esteemed founder, Estrella A. Gonzalez, boasts over eighteen years of comprehensive clinical and managerial experience as a dedicated registered nurse (RN). Passionately committing her life to the well-being of others, Estrella's journey in healthcare is both remarkable and inspiring.
Originally from Cuba, Estrella ventured to the United States in 2000, seeking opportunities to thrive. By 2003, she had embarked on her nursing journey, graduating from the Nursing Assistant Certification program at Tampa's Leary Technical Center. As she gained invaluable experience in long-term care facilities and hospitals, Estrella simultaneously advanced her nursing education. Harnessing her vast expertise and insights from the healthcare realm, she envisioned and brought to life Dacona Medical Center—a holistic, patient-centric, and multicultural health hub.
TRAINING AND EDUCATION
- Patient Care Technician in the Medical- Surgical unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital
- Practical Nurse license and Associate of Science in Nursing from the Medical Prep Institute of Tampa Bay
- Bachelor of Science from South University in Tampa
- Case Manager then Director of Nursing for Home Health Care
- Nursing Assistant Instructor and Chief Executive Officer at Medical Prep Academy, LLC
- Core Training Program
- American Nurses Association (ANA)
- the Florida Nurses Association (FNA)
- Organization for Wound Care Nurses
- American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA)