Our Staff

Executive Team

Michele Canale

Chief Executive Officer

Michele is the CEO and part of the leadership team for Springboard Recovery. She has worked in treatment for over 17 years in many different capacities. Michele was born and…
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Laura Nuss

Chief Financial Officer

Laura is part of the leadership team at Springboard Recovery where she oversees the operations and finance departments. Laura has a passion for empowering others and ensuring that all levels…
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Steve Laats

Chief Operating Officer

Steve is the President at Springboard Recovery. He oversees all the different aspects of the marketing efforts and is heavily involved in the efficiencies and quality control of the business.…
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Robert Castan

Chief Marketing Officer

Robert Castan is a member of the Executive Leadership Team at Springboard Recovery. Robert started his professional career as a house manager and has become an industry leader and trusted…
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Shawna Chandler

Chief Clinical Officer

Originally from Wyoming, Shawna Chandler, MSW, LCSW, serves as the Chief Clinical Officer, offering our team and clients 27 years of experience working within the addiction and mental health industry…
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Leadership Team

Kaitlin Seliger

Operations

Kaitlin is a Client Support Staff Lead at Springboard Recovery working directly with clients. She spends afternoons and evenings with clients taking them to meetings and activities and supporting them…
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Dr. Steven J Locnikar

DO Medical Director

Steven J Locnikar, DO has over 10 years experience in addiction medicine and is a Board Certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He also has been Board Certified in Otolaryngology.…
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Margaret Howell

Clinical Lead

Margaret, well Peggy like she prefers to be called is the Lead clinician for Springboard Recovery. She’s been in the clinical lead position since she was at Valle del Sol.…
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Clinical Team

Alysia Aparicio

Primary Therapist

Alysia is a Primary Therapist at Springboard Recovery working towards her Master’s in Professional Counseling with an emphasis in trauma from Grand Canyon University. She strives to create a warm…
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David Duenas

Client Support Staff

David Duenas, a BHT at Springboard Recovery, loves working in the recovery field because he feels it allows him to give back what was so freely given to him. David…
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Amanda Martin-Clark

Clinical BHT

Amanda is a member of the Client Support Staff at Springboard Recovery, where she works with patients one on one to help them reach their goals of long term sobriety…
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David Hudson

Client Support Staff

Dave Hudson is a House Manager at Springboard Recovery. Dave has sixteen years of successful automotive sales experience spread across several dealerships. After retiring from the world of auto sales,…
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Victoria Morales

Client Support Staff

Victoria is a grateful recovering addict with Experience in recovery as a patient and a Patient Support employee. Having been on both sides she shows patients the possibilities of life…
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Katie Brandon

FNP, PMHNP – Nurse Practitioner

Katie Brandon is an experienced nurse practitioner with triple certification in Family Practice, Psychiatry/Mental Health, and Obesity Medicine. After earning a Bachelor of Business Administration at Southern Methodist University in…
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Kyle Henry

Primary Therapist

Kyle Henry is a Primary Therapist at Springboard Recovery. Kyle provides group and individual therapy to help those with substance use and/or mental health disorders and provides support while they…
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Steven Stunson

Clinical Assistant

Former Collegiate Athlete. Born in Nashville, Tennessee and have 9 brothers all together. Grew up in Kentucky. Big sports fan. Also have traveled to 34 cities and 12 states since…
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Richard Jones

Primary Therapist

Richard Jones is a Master’s level therapist. He received his master’s degree in Human Services and Counseling from Lindsey Wilson College in Ky, where he spent most of his life.…
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Admissions Team

Josh Lemieux

Admissions Director

Josh Lemieux is Director of Admissions at Springboard Recovery. Josh oversees the admissions team and makes sure the admissions process is as simple and straight forward as possible. Josh really…
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Dillon Near

Admissions Coordinator

Dillon is an Admissions Coordinator at Springboard Recovery. As a person in long term recovery Dillon volunteers his time advocating to reduce the stigma of addiction in our communities. Dillon…
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Kristen McKenzie

Admissions Coordinator

Kristen is an Admissions Coordinator at Springboard Recovery. Fundamental to her ability to build trusting relationships is a commitment to unconditional empathy, an open-minded attitude, and a sincere passion for…
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Jason Sienicki

Admissions Coordinator

Jason is an Admissions Coordinator with Springboard Recovery and has been working in the substance abuse field for 4 years. Jason is in recovery himself and has a passion to…
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Administrative Team

Crista Laats

Controller

Crista Laats is the Controller at Springboard Recovery, coordinating employees HR needs as well as managing all accounts payable. Crista and her husband, Steve, relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona in January…
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Riley Elias

Office Assistant

Originally from Southern California, Riley has lived in Phoenix, Arizona for over 12 years with her husband and their 4 children. Riley is a Client Support Staff who provides round-the-clock…
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Billing Team

Jennifer Brooks

Billing Director

My name is Jennifer Brooks and I am the billing director for Modern Recovery Services. I feel blessed to be a part of such a great team with a passion…
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Andrea Stiner

Medical Biller/Claims Specialist

Hi! My name is Andrea Stiner and I work in the billing department here at Modern Recovery Services. I’m so honored to be a part of this amazing team! I…
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Zachary Scott

Utilization Review Specialist

Zachary acts as a liaison with the insurance companies and advocated for our patients to receive authorization for treatment. Zachary is licensed as a Substance Use Disorder Counselor in the…
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Community Relations Team

Lena Moses

Director of Community Relations

Lena Moses holds a Masters degree in Adult Education and a Bachelors degree in Psychology. Lena also has extensive training and credentials in Child Development, Reiki, Birth and Postpartum Care,…
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