Cathy Bono
Years of Service: 26
Facilities: Delmar Gardens North

Cathy Bono's Biography:

Cathy Bono has devoted over 37 years of her life to caring for thousands and thousands of dear residents with a passionate focus of adhering to the Delmar Gardens Philosophy of “Love, Care and Understanding” each and every day.  No task is too small or challenge too great for Cathy.

Cathy is the original Administrator of Delmar Gardens North, opening it in 1988.  Her leadership qualities coupled with her innate ability to manage her treasured employees has been invaluable.   Delmar Gardens North was one of the first in Missouri to receive a five-star rating with CMS.   She has been a vital part of North County spending countless hours on many boards and committees for which she has served, including the YMCA, Soroptomist International of North County, Black Jack Business Association, Alzheimer’s Association, North County, Inc., and St. Louis County Ambulance Commission to name a few.  Cathy can also be found most Saturdays mornings volunteering for TEAM, the local food pantry.  Prior to Delmar Gardens North, Cathy worked at Delmar Gardens on the Green for over 10 years.

Cathy has received many healthcare awards throughout her career.  She was named Missouri Health Care’s Member of the Year, Administrator of the Year, Citizen of the Year as well as receiving the Association’s most esteemed award, the Life Service Award.

Cathy has a sterling reputation in the Greater St. Louis area and is deeply respected by her peers, staff, residents, community, and public figures.