We’re pleased to introduce our team of caring professionals.

Executive Management Team

Jayne Longnecker-Harper Benchmark Transitions
Chief Executive Officer/ Founder & Executive Director
Chief Marketing Officer/ Admissions & Outreach Certified Parent Coach (ACSTH Certified Life Coach)
Dana Drury Benchmark Transitions
Chief Financial Officer/ Finance & Purchasing
Joelle Walters Benchmark Transitions
Chief Operating Officer/ Program & Operations Certified Life Coach (ACSTH Certified Life Coach)
Darren Longnecker Benchmark Transitions
Chief Information Officer/ Technology & Facilities


Shelley Skaggs, BA, CPC
Executive Staff, Outreach & Admissions Staff
Chief Marketing Officer/ Admissions & Outreach Certified Parent Coach (ACSTH Certified Life Coach)
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Dellyna Ochoa, BA
Outreach & Admissions Staff
Admissions & Intake Coordinator
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Clinical & Incidental Medical Services Team

Nicholaus Bond, M.S., LMFT
Clinical Director
J. Stephen Maurer, M.D.
Medical Director/Psychiatrist
Michael Valdez Benchmark Transitions
Michael Valdez, M.D.
Addictions Specialist
Victor San Ramon, PA
Physician's Assistant/Chemical Dependency
Judith Diaz, RN, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Lennert Qui, PNP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Tessa Cosand, MS, LPCC
Michael Ary, ACSW
Jeannette Brewer, LVN
Lead LVN/Med Tech

Programs & Operations Team

Barbara Kimberling
Program & Compliance Director
Anthony Gomez, CADC-I
Recovery Counselor
Tess Brinkerhoff, RADT-1
Recovery Counselor
Kathleen Foute, CADC II
Recovery Counselor
Elizabeth Hickman, CADC-I
Case Manager
Freddy Avila
Recovery Counselor

Client Advisor Support Team

Paul Ornelas Benchmark Transitions
Paul “Steve” Ornelas, USMC
Client Advisor Certified Life Coach
Tammy Goulet Benchmark Transitions
Tammy Brackins
Client Advisor
Victor Drake Benchmark Transitions
Victor Drake
Client Advisor
Ariana Ochoa, EMT-B
Client Advisor
Anthony Vega, EMT
Client Advisor/EMT
Stephanie Guccione
Client Advisor
Marissa Partee
Client Advisor
Julio Rivera, EMT
Client Advisor/EMT
Mike Johnson
Client Advisor
Amanda Hernandez
Client Advisor
James Brown
Client Advisor
Daniel Brewer
Client Advisor
Mike Guccione
Resident Advisor

Education & Careers Team

Brittany Kollar
Equine Trainer/Horsemanship Instructor
Yochi Weiss
Yoga Instructor
Ronnie Armendarez Benchmark Transitions
Ronnie Armendarez
Client Advisor/Chef

Administrative & Support Services Team

Lavinia Lavai Benchmark Transitions
Lavinia Livai
Medical Biller
Mike Hererra
Insurance Claims Coordinator
Noah Wilson
Facilities and Maintenance Staff
Mike St. Clair
Systems Administrator - I
Tom Skaggs
Facility Superintendent
Donald Harper Benchmark Transitions
Donald J. Harper
Maintenance Support Staff
Robert Wilson
Maintenance Support Staff
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