Our Team


Executives

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Carl Mosen
Chief Executive Officer
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Kevin Mello
President
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Brian Burke
Vice President
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Roman Sugden
Client Advocate
Group Facilitator
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Bryan Bixler, M.S.
Chief Program Officer
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Laurel Talbert
Executive Assistant
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Sandy Taylor
Executive Director, Sandy’s Place

Medical Directors

Dr Jason Kellogg
Dr. Jason Kellogg, M.D.
Medical Director
California
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Dr. Barbara Mendrey, M.D.
Medical Director
Washington
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Dr. Renu Kotwal, M.D.
Medical Director
Ohio

Administrators

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Erin Oden, MSW, LCSW
Clinical Administrator
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Marin Gallegoes
Administrator – WA
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J.B. Whitehouse
Program Director – OH
Malena Flores - Healthcare Administrator
Malena Flores
Healthcare Administrator

At Hotel California by the Sea we treat drug and alcohol addiction and other co-occurring disorders in California, Washington, Ohio, and Missouri. Choose a state below to view our team of counselors, therapists, nurses, doctors, administrators, technicians, and other addiction treatment professionals.

California

Clinical Staff

Ipek Aykol
Ipek Aykol, LMFT, M.S.
Clinical Therapist / EMDR
Melissa Ohlhaver
Melissa Ohlhaver, LCSW, M.S.
Clinical Therapist
Lisa Swedlow
Lisa Swedlow, LMFT, M.A.
Clinical Therapist / EMDR,
Family Program Coordinator
Sophia Silva
Sophia Silva, M.A., Registered Psychological Assistant
Clinical Therapist
Rachelle Collins
Rachelle Collins, M.A., Registered Psychological Assistant
Clinical Therapist
Ryan Krajniak
Ryan Krajniak, LMFT, M.A.
Clinical Therapist
Priscilla Jadallah
Priscilla Jadallah, LMFT, M.A.
Clinical Therapist
Gina Rios
Gina Rios, AMFT
Registered Associate
Marriage and Family Therapist
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Nancy Setterquist, CADC-II, CDP
Clinical Training Supervisor
Jean Turner
Jean Turner, CADC-II
Case Manager
Phyllis Bromberg
Phyllis Bromberg, CADC-II
Case Manager
Jeff Azling
Jeff Azling, LAADC
Case Manager
Jane Walker
Jane Walker, CADC-CAS
Case Manager
Kari Penso
Kari Penso, M.A., CADC-CAS
Case Manager
Marni Tucker
Marni Tucker, CADC-CAS
Case Manager
Ginger Brenner
Ginger Brenner, CADC-II
Case Manager
Susie Nelson
Susie Nelson, CADC-CAS
Case Manager

Healthcare Team

Elizabeth Hipple
Elizabeth Hipple, RN
Healthcare Technician
Nazreen Irani
Nazreen Irani, RN
Healthcare Technician
Darlene Quiveors
Darlene Quiveors, LVN
Healthcare Technician
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Cindy Stramaglia, LVN
Healthcare Technician
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Corina Hernandez, CNA
Healthcare Technician
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Sarah Shawki, EMT
Healthcare Technician

Operations Team

Greg Yantzer
Greg Yantzer
Director of Operations
John-Long
John Long
Men’s Detox Manager
Dave Branson
David Branson
Seashore Operations Manager
Activity Coordinator
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Anthony Mercer, CADC II, ICADC
Manager of Outpatient Services
Huntington Beach
Natasha Cliff
Natasha Cliff
Women’s Transitional House Manager
Brian Kelley
Brian Kelley
Site Manager, Recovery Coast
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Neal Jansson
Transportation Manager

Outreach Team

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Jani Nelson
Admissions Supervisor
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James “Jimmy” Bilotti
Admissions Specialist
Jecel Maniscalco
Jecel Maniscalco
Admissions Specialist
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Tyson Sullivan
Admissions Specialist
Lyndsay Gasser
Lyndsay Gasser
Admissions Specialist
Fernando Valero
Fernando Valero
Client Advocate

Human Resources

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Anjanee Alaalatoa
Director of Human Resources
Britni Nokes
Britni Nokes
Recruitment & Administration
Sofia Han, HR Assistant
Sofia Han
HR Assistant
Charles Cervas
Charles Cervas
Training & Development Supervisor
Niveen Trujillo
Niveen Trujillo
Administrative Specialist
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Nancy Setterquist, CADC-II
Clinical Training Supervisor
Washington

Clinical Staff

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Martin Gallegoes
Administrator
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Aylene Zeiger, CDP
Clinical Supervisor
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Suzanne Gentry, LMHC, M.A.
Clinical Therapist
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Sandra Martinez, LMHC, EMMHS, M.S.
Clinical Therapist
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Eric Huenefeld, LMHC
Clinical Therapist
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Alec Appel, LMHC, SUDPT
Clinical Therapist
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Jullie Le, LSWAIC
Clinical Therapist
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Alexis Lowe, CDPT
Case Manager
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Eric Van Den Noort, CADCII, CCJP
Case Manager
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Abbie Woods, CDPT
Case Manager
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Kara Meader, SUDPT
Case Manager
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Mary Squires, SUDPT
Case Manager
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Rachael Phillips, RN
Healthcare Technician

Operational Staff

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Kory Heidtke
Operations Manager
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Dawn Gomez
Detox Site Manager
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J. Carlos Cervantes
Male Team Supervisor
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Alaina Freeman
Female Team Supervisor
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James “Jimmy” Grigsby
Training & Development Specialist
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Kelli Korenek
Urinalysis Technician Coordinator
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Danika Richards
Healthcare Office Coordinator
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Phil Wolz
Chef

Outreach Staff

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Allie Wile
Admissions Supervisor
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Mark Anderson
Admissions Specialist
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Christopher Van
Admissions Specialist
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Doreen O’Connor Nash, CDP
Clinical Outreach
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Dave Lockett
Client Advocate
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Joe Dobrowski
Alumni Coordinator

Group Facilitators

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Sarah Rose Bernhardt
Yoga Instructor
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Thomas Bianco, M.A., LMHCA, CPC
Clinical Therapist
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Vernita Steege, ACC
Recovery Coach
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Dr. Michelle Wedig, PhD, CEDS
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, DBT
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Mike Kesselring
Mindfulness Meditation
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Stephanie Johnson
Yoga Instructor
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Janice Graham, CDP
Clinical Therapist
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Rene Benedict, EAMP
East Asian Medicine Practitioner
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Emily Kelley-Brown, MPH, RD, CD, CSP
Nutritionist
Ohio

To view our recovery staff in Cincinnati, Ohio, click here

Missouri

To view our recovery staff in St. Louis, Missouri, click here