About Our Staff

Your recovery is our mission. That’s why we carefully selected each member of our highly qualified staff to deliver safe, effective patient-centered care and personalized treatment plans to meet each patient’s specific needs.

Treatment at The Recovery Village Drug and Alcohol Rehab is led and supported by experienced, highly-qualified addiction specialists including board-certified medical directors, addictionologists, licensed mental health counselors, licensed social workers, registered nurses and more. Collectively, our staff holds over 3,000 professional credentials.

Learn more about our team below, including their medical credentials and professional background.

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Mitchell Eisenberg

Mitchell Eisenberg

Chief Executive Officer

MD
Mitchell Eisenberg, MD co-founded Sheridan Healthcare in 1994. He has served on the board of directors since inception and as its chairman and CEO from 1994 to November 2012. From November 2012 until November 2013 he served as its executive chairman and then as a director until the completion of...

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Lewis Gold

Lewis Gold

Chairman of the Board

MD
Lewis Gold, MD Co-Founded Sheridan Healthcare in 1994 and was Executive Vice Chairman and on the board of directors of Sheridan Healthcare. Dr. Gold served on the board of directors since the company's inception and was instrumental in their multiple financial transactions, including an IPO in...

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Jonathan Eisenberg

Jonathan Eisenberg

Chief Development Officer

JDMBA
Jonathan Eisenberg oversees acquisitions, development and marketing for ARS. Prior to joining ARS in April 2014, Jonathan worked in Credit Suisse's Mergers and Acquisitions departments across a wide range of industries including healthcare, technology and consumer / retail. Representative...

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Paul Sorensen, Jr.

Paul Sorensen, Jr.

Chief Financial Officer

MBA
Paul has over 30 years of accounting and finance experience. Paul graduated with a bachelor’s degree at Philadelphia University and received his MBA at Widener University. Prior to joining ARS, Paul served as the CFO for EyeCare Services Partners, a private equity owned vertically...

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Dolores Calicchio

Dolores Calicchio

Chief Human Resource Officer

SHRM
With more than 20 years of experience in human resources leadership, Dolores Calicchio serves as the senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Advanced Recovery Systems. Dolores is a key member of the executive leadership team overseeing human resources initiatives across...

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Kevin Wandler

Kevin Wandler

Chief Medical Director

MD
Kevin Wandler holds multiple positions at Advanced Recovery Systems. In addition to being the founding and chief medical director at Advanced Recovery Systems, he is also the medical director at The Recovery Village Ridgefield and at The Recovery Village Palmer Lake. With more than 30 years of...

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Laura Clarke

Laura Clarke

Senior Vice President of Operations

Laura Clarke is the Senior Vice President of Operations for Advanced Recovery Systems. Laura is responsible for overseeing the successful management of each ARS treatment facility and recovery residence, always prioritizing quality patient care, above all else. Laura has more than 30 years of...

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Nanci Stockwell

Nanci Stockwell

Chief Clinical and Education Officer

LCSWMBA
A dynamic leader and award-winning business strategist, Nanci Stockwell brings years of industry experience in behavioral health care to her role at Advanced Recovery Systems. As chief clinical and education officer, she develops and implements effective, evidence-based programs of care for...

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Hunter Mefford

Hunter Mefford

Chief Marketing Officer

Hunter Mefford is the Chief Marketing Officer of Advanced Recovery Systems, LLC, parent company to The Recovery Village. Since joining The Recovery Village in 2015, he's overseen marketing efforts that’ve helped Advanced Recovery Systems educate millions across the globe impacted by...

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Robert Fishman

Robert Fishman

Vice President of Admissions

Robert Fishman is the vice president of admissions at Advanced Recovery Systems, a position he has held since May of 2013. Robert prioritizes customer service by ensuring a seamless experience for patients, insurance providers and other partners. Before joining the ARS team, he was the admissions...

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Allison Walsh

Allison Walsh

VP of Business Development, Branding

JD
As the Vice President of Business Development for Advanced Recovery Systems, Allison spearheads the national business development department, nurtures and maintains key relationships for the organization, oversees brand development, and creates and implements educational outreach and prevention...

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Timothy Huckaby

Timothy Huckaby

Medical Director

MD
Dr. Timothy Huckaby, Medical Director for Orlando Recovery Center, is a clinical expert, and a triple board-certified physician in Pain Medicine, Addiction Medicine and Anesthesiology. A graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Dr. Huckaby completed his residency in...

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Abby Morris

Abby Morris

Medical Director

MD
A graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Abby Morris is board-certified in psychiatry and addiction medicine with diverse experience in community mental health, substance abuse, inpatient and private practice settings. She is responsible for all inpatient care, training and...

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James Drury

James Drury

Medical Director

DO
Dr. Drury has been involved in the care and treatment of children, adolescents and adults with mental health and substance abuse issues for over 30 years as a psychiatric attendant, registered nurse, and psychiatrist. He is actively involved in the care and treatment of his patients and utilizes...

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Jeffrey Weinheimer

Jeffrey Weinheimer

Associate Medical Director

MPHDO
For over a decade, Dr. Jeffrey Weinheimer has forged an impactful career in the public health field. A University of Alabama graduate, Dr. Weinheimer served in a diverse range of roles including chief resident during his hospital-based residency and lead investigator while obtaining a Master's of...

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Tiffany Bell

Tiffany Bell

Medical Director

MD
Dr. Tiffany L. Bell is a Central Ohio-trained physician in Psychiatry. She currently practices Addiction and General Psychiatry in Columbus, Ohio. She has a background working with a multitude of mental health conditions and substance dependencies. Dr. Bell has worked and trained in broad and...

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James Buck Runyan

James Buck Runyan

Executive Director

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James D. "Buck" Runyan leads the operations at The Recovery Village Palmer Lake by developing key staff competencies and overseeing each department within the facility. He has worked as a therapist and administrator at each level of care, providing a unique understanding of client needs and...

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Marc Rattigan

Marc Rattigan

Executive Director

BS
As the executive director of the IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery, Marc Rattigan promotes positive team interactions to support exceptional patient care for IAFF Members. Marc comes from a long line of firefighters, including his father, uncle, and...

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Matt Mantone

Matt Mantone

Executive Director

MSWLSWLCADC
Matt Mantone has joined Advanced Recovery Systems as our new Executive Director of The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper. Matt brings 15 years of leadership experience in both residential and outpatient substance abuse services. Matt holds a bachelor’s in social work from Rutgers...

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Michael Griggs

Michael Griggs

Executive Director

Michael R. Griggs is the Executive Director at Next Step Village. Mr. Griggs assists the program manager and is responsible for overseeing daily operations at Next Step Village Maitland and support of Next Step Village Eustis. He is a graduate of The Recovery Village in Umatilla and Next Step...

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David Sloan

David Sloan

Clinical Director

LMHCCAP
As an integral part of the leadership team at The Recovery Village Palm Beach, David Sloan draws on his experience as a clinical director for various treatment facilities since 2014. As a manager, he is responsible for leading therapists, counselors and behavioral health technicians. His...

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Jennyffer Miller

Jennyffer Miller

Medical Director

MD
Dr. Miller is a board-certified adult psychiatrist specializing in psychiatry with a focus on pharmacology, addiction, public psychiatry and psychodynamic psychotherapy. She is experienced in treating people at all levels of care. She promotes a holistic approach to addiction treatment.

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Melissa Browning

Melissa Browning

Director of Nursing

RN
Melissa Browning oversees Orlando Recovery Center’s nurses and behavioral health technicians, while ensuring state and federal compliance for quality patient care. As an experienced registered nurse and leader, Melissa has spent more than 14 years helping people heal in a wide range of...

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Marisa Hall

Marisa Hall

Director of Nursing

RN
Marisa Hall is the nursing director at the IAFF Center of Excellence, where she oversees patient care and staffing while serving as the facility risk manager. As a nurse, Marisa listens empathically, acts with compassion and serves with purpose. As a leader, she ensures that each member of her...

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Rachel Rohaidy

Rachel Rohaidy

Medical Director

MD
Rachel Rohaidy, M.D., specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental, addictive and emotional disorders and provides confidential and compassionate care to people seeking help during crises. She is highly trained in the biological, psychological and social components of illness....

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Larena Davis

Larena Davis

Clinical Director

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Dr. Larena Davis joins Advanced Recovery Systems as the Clinical Director for The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper. With 10+ years of clinical experience in addiction and co-occurring disorders, Larena provides contagious passion and energy to supervise the facility’s programming and...

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Kaitlan Baston

Kaitlan Baston

Medical Director

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Dr. Kaitlan Baston is the Medical Director for The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper. She is an addiction medicine specialist, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, and holds multiple leadership positions at Cooper University Health Care. She graduated...

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Zachary Pope

Zachary Pope

Food Director

Zachary Pope, also known as Chef Zach, the is the Food Director at IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery. While studying pre-med at Baylor University, Pope took a job as a waiter and was so drawn to the kitchen that he enrolled in the Baltimore International...

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Jennifer Maguire

Jennifer Maguire

Clinical Director

LPCACSCCS
Jennifer Maguire is a seasoned clinician with over 18 years of experience and strong expertise in treating addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders in varying levels of care. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey and an Approved Clinical Supervisor through the Center...

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Lisa Chrisco

Lisa Chrisco

Executive Director

BSMHA
Lisa Chrisco is the Executive Director of Next Generation Village with more than 30 years of experience in health and human services. She received her bachelor’s in Special Education and Behavior Disorders from the University of Missouri in 1988, and her master’s in Health Services...

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Bonnie Christensen

Bonnie Christensen

Clinical Director

LMHCMABS
Bonnie Christensen, LMHC brings a long history of proven leadership to her role as Clinical Director at the Orlando Recovery Center. In addition to being a licensed mental health counselor, she is an approved Supervisor, certified Mental Health First Aid Facilitator, and trained in EMDR therapy....

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Angela Phillips

Angela Phillips

Clinical Product Manager

PHDLICSW
Angela is a licensed therapist and clinical researcher, and has worked in public, private, government, and not-for-profit organizations, across clinical and research-oriented roles. Angela’s clinical and research experience has included suicide prevention, cognitive behavioral and...

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Shawna Peaden

Shawna Peaden

Associate Director of Operations for Aftercare / Sr. House Manager

CNA
Shawna Peaden dedicates herself to empowering others to thrive in a life of sobriety. As the Associate Director of Operations at Next Step Village, she leads with professionalism and compassion, helping residents find their true self and bringing addiction awareness to the community. Shawna is a...

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Adam Richmond

Adam Richmond

Medical Director

MD
Dr. Adam Richmond brings more than a decade of leadership experience and medical knowledge to his role as Medical Director for The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake. Dr. Richmond earned his doctorate in 2009 at the Ross University School of Medicine and completed a postdoctoral psychiatry...

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Jes Corey

Jes Corey

Clinical Director

Jes Corey has been in the mental health field for the past 17 years, having graduated from George Washington University in 2004 as a department fellow in Community Counseling. Over that time, she has worked within community organizations to help provide services to those in greater need, from...

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Amy Cochran

Amy Cochran

Director of Nursing

RNMHA
Amy Cochran MHA, RN is an experienced nurse leader, with 15 years of experience in addiction and mental health nursing. She’s worked as a staff nurse in hospital-based detox, residential treatment and outpatient medication-assisted treatment programs before moving into administrative and...

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Vicki Garner

Vicki Garner

Executive Director

LMHC
Vicki Garner is a licensed mental health counselor with over 25 years’ experience as an executive in the behavioral health field. She has worked as both an Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for large organizations serving the people of Central Florida. She has developed...

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Morgan Schell

Morgan Schell

Clinical Director

LMHCMCAPICADCCCFP
Morgan E. Schell is the Clinical Director at The Recovery Village Drug and Alcohol Rehab.

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Christine Curtis

Christine Curtis

Executive Director

MAPsyD
Dr. Christine Curtis has joined Advanced Recovery Systems as the new Executive Director of The Recovery Village at Columbus. Dr. Curtis brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in behavioral health and addiction treatment. She has held previous executive leadership roles including CEO...

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Sarah Hawkins

Sarah Hawkins

Executive Director

M.Ed.
Sarah Hawkins is the Executive Director at The Recovery Village at Baptist Health. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of behavioral health, both as a provider of services and an administrator of the system of care. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from...

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Monique McCalla

Monique McCalla

Director of Nursing

Monique McCalla has worked as a nurse for 14 years. She began her career in medical-surgical units and has worked passionately in substance abuse treatment for eight years. Monique brings compassion and a deep respect for people’s differences to her work in this field. She is grateful to...

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Daniel Roa

Daniel Roa

Associate Medical Director

DNP
As the medical director associate for The Recovery Village Ridgefield, Daniel Roa promotes an inclusive culture within the medical community. Believing that everyone should feel welcome to access treatment, Daniel's dedication has helped countless people throughout the Pacific Northwest achieve...

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Angie Golod

Angie Golod

Director of Nursing

RN
Angie S. Golod is the Director of Nursing who oversees the nurses and behavioral health technicians at The Recovery Village. She has been a registered nurse for over ten years, spending the first six years working in critical care before following her heart to pursue a career in behavioral...

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Art Hickman

Art Hickman

Executive Director

Art Hickman brings more than 25 years of experience in drug and alcohol rehabilitation to his role as Executive Director at The Recovery Village in Umatilla, FL. After a life-changing experience working with children traumatized by their parents' substance abuse, Art moved away from his...

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Joan Nicole Alloway

Joan Nicole Alloway

Director of Nursing

RNBSN
J. Nicole Alloway is the Director of Nursing at The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper. Originally from Greenville, SC, J. Nicole is a registered nurse and Drexel University graduate. Over the course of her career, she has worked for major organizations and hospitals, including University...

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Edward Mark Driver

Edward Mark Driver

Clinical Director

LCSW
E.M. Driver is a licensed clinical social worker and accomplished supervisor possessing relevant clinical experience with program coordination and clinical oversight with adolescents and adults in the areas of forensic psychotherapy, residential inpatient programs and mental health services with...

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