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Meet Our Team

Our Team



We’ve assembled a highly-credentialed team of doctors, therapists, and specialists. They have collectively worked with thousands of clients throughout their careers in helping adolescents and young adults struggling with drug and alcohol abuse and/or mental health issues like depression, and anxiety.

We firmly believe a highly experienced, dedicated team with a passion for working with teens and young adults is the single most important piece of a program. Our team is fully committed to our mission of relentlessly pursuing successful clinical outcomes.

Our Leadership Team

Michael Hunter
Chief Executive Officer

Michael has been working in the fields of addiction and health care for over twenty years. In addition to having provided direct services...

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Drew Powers, CAI-II, CSAC-A
Chief Growth Officer

A native of Northern Virginia, Drew has worked in the substance use disorder & mental health treatment field for over a decade. Drew started his career in direct care...

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Sarah Fletcher, LPC, LAC
Chief Clinical Officer

Sarah Fletcher serves as the Chief Clinical Officer at Sandstone Care, overseeing all clinical services for the organization. Sarah holds...

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Dr. Robert Ochsner
Chief Medical Officer

A native of Colorado, Dr. Robert Ochsner completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder and graduated...

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Shannon Smithwick, RN, MSN
Chief Nursing Officer

Shannon Smithwick focuses her efforts on patient welfare as she leads the nursing staff and supports the executive team. She is dedicated...

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Darren Hoffer, MA
Senior Director of Business Development

Darren Hoffer serves as the Senior Director of Business Development, overseeing Clinical Outreach, Alumni, and Discharge Planning at Sandstone Care. Trained in business management as well as clinical psychology he embodies an integrative and eclectic approach to developing referral relationships and engaging alumni in recovery.

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Halcy Driskell, LPC, CAC-III
Director of Behavioral Healthcare Services

Halcy graduated from Montana State University, in her home state, with her Bachelors in Psychology. Shortly after graduating, she and her husband moved to...

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Stephen Perme, LPC, LMHC, CAP, ICADC
Regional Clinical Director

Stephen Perme is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Colorado (License #3836) and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Addiction Professional, and...

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Robert Moore, LCPC
Regional Clinical Director

Robert is a Regional Clinical Director at Sandstone Care. Robert holds a full counseling license in Michigan and is licensed in Illinois as an LCPC. His true passion lies in working with and specializing in treatment for the LGBTQ+ community. Not only is Robert a proud part of this community but holds counseling credentials to work specifically with these populations.

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Clint Mally, MAT BA
Director of Marketing

After earning a Master Of Arts in Teaching Clint entered the classroom as an educator. He learned that he loved creating content to break down complex problems into simple step-by-step solutions.

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Rowan Hill
Empowerment Director

Rowan is the Empowerment Director at Sandstone Care, which is our spin on HR. Rowan has a BA in Geology from Colorado College. He first became interested...

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Jenni Coon
Director of Utilization Review

Jenni currently serves as the Utilization Review Director at Sandstone Care. She has been working in the fields of addiction and mental health care for over...

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Edwin Alvarado
Facility Expansion and Compliance Director

Edwin is overseeing all of Sandstone Care’s facilities to include compliance and construction. He started his career working as a project manager for a multi-family...

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Ben Sigley
Director of Housing

Ben Sigley currently serves as the Director of Housing Programs at Sandstone Care. Ben began his recovery journey in 2013, graduating from The Stout Street Foundation, where he facilitated...

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Josie Morales
Director of Revenue Operations

Josie is the Director of Revenue Operations at Sandstone Care. Her experience includes 5 years as Sr. Manager of Operations for an eating disorder facility with 12 facilities in 9 states. Her responsibilities included all operations for the full revenue cycle for all 12 facilities.

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Luke Mattey
Accounting & Finance Manager

Luke is the Community Outreach Associate for Sandstone Care in the DC Metro area. Born and raised in southern Ohio, Luke received his BS in Family...

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Dan Lobato
Compliance Manager

Dan is the Compliance Manager at Sandstone Care, covering EOC and regulatory compliance for all the Sandstone facilities. Dan has worked in recovery and addictions for over 8 years, has 18 years of personal experience in the recovery field, and continues to be a strong advocate for sobriety.

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