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David Guth, President and CEO, Centerstone America

Centerstone of America
David C. Guth, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Mary Ruiz, CEO, Centerstone of Florida

Centerstone of Florida
Mary Ruiz
Chief Executive Officer

Centerstone of Illinois
John Markley
Chief Executive Officer
Suzanne Koesel, LCSW, CEO, Centerstone of Indiana

Centerstone of Indiana
Suzanne Koesel, LCSW
Chief Executive Officer
Robert N. Vero, CEO, Centerstone of Tennessee

Centerstone of Tennessee
Robert N. Vero, EdD
Chief Executive Officer
Kent Crossley, Executive Director, Centerstone Military Services

Centerstone Military Services
Col. Kent Crossley
Executive Director
Debbie Cagle, CEO, Advantage Behavioral Health

Advantage Behavioral Health
Debbie Cagle
  Chief Executive Officer
Tom Doub, CEO, Centerstone Research Institute

Centerstone Research Institute
Tom Doub, PhD
Chief Executive Officer

Centerstone of America

Board of Directors

Richard Fitzgerald, Chair
James E. Sweeten, Vice-Chair
Philippa M. Guthrie, Immediate Past Chair
A John Rose, Secretary
David Guth, CEO

Linda Hobbs
Trish Lindler


David Guth, CEO, Centerstone America
David Guth
Chief Executive Officer
Barry Hale, Chief Operating Officer
Barry Hale
Chief Operating Officer
Steve Holman, Chief Financial Officer
Steve Holman
Chief Financial Officer
Robert J. Williams, PhD, Chief Policy & Strategy Officer and CEO Emeritus
Mary Ruiz
Chief Strategy Officer
Ramona Rhodes, Chief Operating Officer for Foundation and Corporate Communications
Ramona Rhodes
Chief Operating Officer,
Foundation & Corporate Communications
Gwen Watts, Administrative Chief of Staff
Gwen Watts
Administrative Chief of Staff

Michael Butler, Corporate Comptroller/Treasury Officer

Lynn Chappin, Director of Human Resources

Sherry Harrison, MSSW, Corporate Compliance Officer

Christy Hooper, PHR, Vice President for Human Resources

Natalie Stone, Vice President of Corporate Communications

Centerstone Foundation

Board of Directors

George B. Stadler, Chair
Phil Krebs, Vice-Chair
Jack Wallace, Immediate Past Chair
Garry Kleer, Secretary
David Guth, CEO
Linda Brooks
Richard Fitzgerald
Philippa Guthrie, Esq.
Tom Mahler
Dr. Kay Whittington
Carol Zwick

Centerstone of Florida

Board of Directors

Timothy Knowles, Chair
Dr. Jennifer Bencie, Vice-Chair
Patricia Lucas, Secretary
Paul Duck, Immediate Past Chair
Mary Ruiz, CEO
James Alderman
Rev. James Golden
Kathy Hargreaves
Dr. Patricia Lucas
Nina Marshall
Margaret Moore
Mary Ruiz
Colleen Thayer


Mary Ruiz, Chief Executive Officer

Ranjay Halder, MD, Medical Director

Sean Gingras, Chief Financial Officer

Heidi Blair, Chief Administrative Officer

Melissa Larkin-Skinner, Chief Clinical Officer 

Centerstone of Illinois

Board of Directors

Chris Julian-Fralish, Chair
Bonnie Brackett, Vice-Chair
Kim Kaytor, Secretary
John Markley, CEO
Bill Alexander
Claire Cooper
Susan Doucleff
Ronda Dunn
Jonette Eagles
Patricia Fischer
Tom Johnson
Rick Lauschke
Jacob Lowry
John Markley
Karen McGarvey
Josh McKey
David J. Melby
Stephani Meyer
Dave Severin
Sally Sheahan
Carol Zwick


John Markley, MBA, Chief Executive Officer

Jennifer Craig, LCPC, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Chief Operating Officer

Kim Fleck, PHR, SHRM-CP, Human Resources Director

Karen Freitag, MSW, Integration Project Officer

Janette Heath, MA, LCPC, Vice President – West Region

Cathy Moehring, MPA, LCPC, Vice President of Quality Improvement

Stacey Overturf, Finance Director

Anne Tyree, MPA, CFRE, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development

Jan Waller, LCPC, Vice President – South Region


Centerstone of Indiana

Board of Directors

Jennifer Embree, Chair
Brad Smith, Vice-Chair
Linda Trader, Immediate Past Chair
Bob Neth, Secretary
Suzanne Koesel, CEO
Bob Baltzell
Terrye Davidson
Dave Emmert, Esq.
Sharon Harlin
Linda Hobbs
Alice Carlson Jackson

Mamie McDonald
Gil Palmer
Kristy Rowell
Brad Smith
Bud Swisher
Steve Taylor
Linda Trader
Cheryl D. Zell


Suzanne Koesel, Chief Executive Officer, Centerstone of Indiana
Suzanne Koesel, LCSW
Chief Executive Officer
Shirley Arney, MBA, Chief Operating Officer for Clinic, Medical and Support Services
Shirley Arney, MBA
Chief Administrative Officer
Robb Backmeyer, MSW, MBA, Chief Operating Officer for Recovery Services
Robb Backmeyer, MSW, MBA
Chief Operating Officer

David Carrico, LCSW, Director of Adult Recovery Services

Thelma Chandler, LCSW Director for Clinic Services

Kathy Christoff, LCSW Director of Adult Recovery Services

Linda Grove-Paul, Vice President for Recovery and Innovation

Jenny Harrison, Vice President for Crisis, Access, and Clinic Services

John Kenny, Controller

Rona Krueger, MSW, Vice President for Quality Improvement 

Scott Lewellen, Director of Marketing and Public Relations 

Darcey Merideth, Director of Child and Family Services

Maria Nehrt, Director for Environmental Services

Amanda Pardue, Director of Clinic Services

Beth Rodriguez, Director of Development

Michelle Sears, Director of Authorization, Credentialing and Support Services

Greg Sidell, MD, Associate Medical Director

Bob Siegmann, MBA, LCSW, Vice President for Healthcare Integration

Vinita Watts, MD, Medical Director

Centerstone of Tennessee

Board of Directors

Mark Faulkner, Chair
R. Parker Griffith, Vice-Chair
Janet Ayers, Immediate Past Chair
Albert L. Menefee III, Secretary
Robert N. Vero, Ed.D., CEO
Kelly Crockett Crook
Father Fred Dettwiller
Vince Durnan, Jr.
Dana Oman
Carmen Reagan, DBA
Steve Saliba
Kate Satz
Sperry Bell Simmons
Joan C. Sivley
James E. Sweeten
Deborah Taylor Tate


Robert N. Vero, EdD, Chief Executive Officer
Robert N. Vero, EdD
Chief Executive Officer
Ben Middleton, MS, Chief Operating Officer for Clinic Services
Ben Middleton, MS
Chief Operating Officer
for Clinic Services

Sallie Allen, Vice President for Support Services

Kris Blount, MA, Director of Adult Residential Services

Gino DeSalvatore, MS, Director of Residential and Academy Services

Beth Hail, MSSW, LCSW, Regional Vice President

Matthew Hardy, PhD, Regional Director of Clinic Services

Elaine Hice, Director of Customer Care

Kim King, Executive Assistant 

Mary Moran, MS, LPC, Director of Special Projects

Jack Noe, MBA, Director of Training and Staff Development

Brad Nunn, PhD, Executive Vice President for Measurement and Performance Improvement

Elliot Pinsly, LCSW, Director of Marketing and Business Development

Donna Reynolds, Controller

Karen Rhea, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Kathleen Rogers, LCSW, Director of Quality Improvement  

Jeney Slusser, Director of Advancement

Julie Spears, Vice President for Financial Services

Ken Stewart, MA, LPE, Regional Vice President

Becky Stoll, LCSW, Vice President for Crisis and Disaster Management

Scott Valentine, RHIA, Director of Health Information Management 

Centerstone Research Institute

Board of Directors

Thomas W. Mahler, Chair
Janet Ayers, Vice-Chair
Joan C. Sivley, Immediate Past Chair
David J. Melby, Secretary
Thomas W. Doub, CEO
Trish Lindler
Bill Midgett
Gil Palmer
Nedda Pollack
Deborah Taylor Tate


Tom Doub, PhD, Chief Executive Officer
Tom Doub, PhD 
Chief Executive Officer
Wayne Easterwood, Chief Information Officer
Wayne Easterwood
Chief Information Officer
Russell Galyon
Chief Operating Officer

Liam Barry, Director of Technology Infrastructure

April Bragg, Vice President for Research Advancement 

Jan Goodson, Vice President for Grant Writing and Research Communications

Karen Keene, Security Officer

Prasad Kodali, Vice President for Information Technology

Kathryn Mathes, PhD, Vice President for Research and Evaluation

Joe Moore, Director of Finance

Paul Robbins, Director of Clinical Applications Development

Frank Stevens, Vice President for Clinical Informatics

Advantage Behavioral Health


Debbie Cagle, Chief Executive Officer
Debbie Cagle
Chief Executive Officer
Sherry Harrison, MSSW, Chief Operating Officer
Sherry Harrison, MSSW
Chief Operating Officer
Kimberly Gray, ScD, Chief Clinical OfficerKimberly Gray, ScD, Chief Clinical Officer

Shawn Brooks, MA, Executive Director

Joan Bradley, Executive Assistant

Sarah Hirsch, MA, MBA, Director of Contract Management and Managed Care

Joe Moore, Director of Finance

Mark Uebel, Director of Business Solutions, Solutions EAP

Centerstone Military Services

Board of Directors

LTG Hugh Smith, Chair
Albert Menefee III, Vice-Chair
Mike McCalip, Immediate Past Chair
Kent Crossley, Executive Director
Mike Enos, Secretary
Ann Campbell
Wanda Castellaw
David C. Guth, Jr.
Scott R. Himes
Michael "Moose" Moore
Wes Pass
Linda Peek Schacht


Col. Kent Crossley, Executive Director

Jennifer Carr, Director of Programs

Joe Moore, Director of Finance

Melanie Riddick, Development Manager