Director of Operations
Jodi Russo is the Director of Operations at The Recovery Village. Jodi is a graduate of Allegheny County College and the University of Phoenix, with degrees in psychology, human service management and phlebotomy.
With nearly 20 years of experience in direct patient care and operational management within the behavioral healthcare field, the treatment of addiction is Jodi’s true passion. With experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings and throughout all levels of care, Jodi knew early in her career that she would devote her life and her professional skills to helping those battling this potentially deadly disease.
Jodi ensures the daily operations of The Recovery Village are managed at the highest level of quality patient care and in compliance with standards established by The Joint Commission. Jodi provides leadership and guidance to the clinical team at The Recovery Village, ensuring a safe and supportive workplace conducive to providing clients with comprehensive, effective treatment in the most nurturing of environments.
Dana Giblock, LCSW has led an energetic and impactful career in social work for nearly 20 years. A University of Tampa (BS) graduate, Dana’s devotion for helping people strengthened as she accepted a call to action and completed her Masters in Social Work (MSW) at Barry University then onto achieving LCSW status.
Equipped with valuable knowledge and a passion to make a difference, Dana planted roots in Daytona Beach and began her career at a local advocacy center. There, she served as an individual and family therapist, pioneered the CBHA assessment process in Volusia and Flagler Counties and eventually assumed responsibility as a Unit Supervisor.
Her powerful ability to lead others and zeal for the individuals she was assisting didn’t go unnoticed as Dana continued to advance into managerial positions at other organizations over the course of her career. Between directing and training new staff and leading national accreditation she also inherited a deep understanding of business and helped grow the profitability of each organization.
Finally, Dana joined forces with another entity and through multi-level collaboration developed, implemented and enhanced service delivery to youth with mental health disorders. She coached and supervised a team of 25+ individuals of various educational levels and life experiences. She frequently attends national, state and local meetings / conferences as an influential collaborator in social marketing, data collection, research/evaluation, technical assistance and youth advocacy.
Director of Nursing
Connie Mayo, RN, BSN is the Director of Nursing and has over 20 years of experience in healthcare. She is a graduate of Florida State and Broward Colleges. She has worked as a Director of Occupational Healthcare as well as a Healthcare Administrator. She also has worked as Director of Nursing in a psychiatric hospital as well as Regional Director of Nursing of 4 chemical dependency/addiction facilities. Her background includes testifying as an expert medical witness and working as a consultant in many states including California, Colorado, Georgia, Maryland, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, and Virginia. Connie has a passion for healthcare and supporting a staff to provide the best care possible for the patients that we are privileged to serve at The Recovery Village.
Director of Admissions
As Director of Admissions, Holly assists patients in taking their first steps in recovery. Among her duties, Holly coordinates the entrance of all clients into The Recovery Village programming, working to verify benefits, transportation arrangements, and facilitating communications between clients, family members, and referents. Holly also manages the internal communication between the facility’s Medical Director, Associate Director of Operations and Clinical Director to ensure the continual success of The Recovery Village. Holly has been a part of the Advanced Recovery Systems family for several years, beginning as a Behavioral Health Technician at The Recovery Village of Umatilla, Florida. Proving her leadership, Holly quickly worked her way up the ranks to Lead Technician, Case Manager, and now Director of Admissions. Holly found recovery at the age of 30, and compassionately helps others work through their struggles with addiction and substance abuse has become her life’s work.