President and CEO
Roberto has been the President and CEO of
Parker for eighteen years and has more than twenty-five years of long-term care experience.
A fellow and former board member of the American College of Health Care Administrators, Mr. Muñiz is a past president of the New Jersey Chapter, where he is currently a member-at-large of their board of directors. Roberto is the immediate past chairman and currently serves as a member of the board of trustees of the New Jersey Foundation for Aging. Roberto is the chairman of the board of trustees of New Brunswick Tomorrow, a board member of LeadingAge National and LeadingAge New Jersey, and he chairs their Education Committee. Roberto also serves on the Bergen County Advisory Council of the Division of Senior Services and is a founding member of the Life Enrichment Aging Project Professionals (LEAP).
Mr. Muñiz has served as a member of the New Jersey Commission on Aging, the New Jersey Advisory Council on Elder Care and the Governor’s Transition Policy Group on Health and Senior Issues. Mr. Muñiz is the recipient of the 2013 "Leaders of Tomorrow" award presented by Long Term Living Magazine and, most recently was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Citizen Award by the Boy Scouts of America for his outstanding contributions to the community. In addition, he has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award by LeadingAge New Jersey, and both the Young Administrator and the Distinguished Administrator Awards from the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Administrators. He was also awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the National College of Health Care Administrators for his leadership within the profession of long-term care administration.
Roberto is a graduate fellow of Leadership New Jersey and was appointed adjunct instructor of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, now Rutgers University. In 2012, he was appointed as a part-time Instructor at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Public Planning and Public Policy, teaching both the Public Health and Health Administration majors.
Mr. Muñiz holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health Administration and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Rutgers University. He is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA) in both New Jersey and New York.