Our Staff

Executive Team

Michele Canale

Chief Executive Officer

Michele is the Executive Director and part of the leadership team for Modern Recovery. Michele founded Modern Recovery to help support people long term in the recovery process. She has…
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Laura Nuss

Chief Financial Officer

Laura is part of the leadership team at Modern 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 began his professional career with several industry leading technology companies. He gained invaluable experience and excelled in several areas that truly help to project his career. After 15 distinct…
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Robert Castan

Chief Marketing Officer

Robert Castan is a member of the Executive Leadership Team at Modern 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 Clinical Director for Modern Recovery Services, offering our team and clients 25 years of experience working within the addiction and…
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Joe Canale

Executive Director

Joe Canale is the Executive Director who works to provide leadership to Modern Recovery Services and cultivate team-oriented systems and processes. Joe protects the overall vision of the founders to…
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Kaleigh Telles

Arizona Market President

Kaleigh is the Arizona Market President at Modern Recovery, where she oversees the operations for all Arizona based facilities within the Network. Kaleigh works closely with the Leadership team to…
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Treatment Team

Diana Rodriguez

Adolescent Clinical Lead

Diana is an adolescent clinical lead, where she assures quality of clinical services are maintained, conducts weekly case conferences with the clinical team, supervises and monitors the clinical work performance…
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Matt Nofi

Group Facilitator

Hi! I am Matt Nofi. I am one of the adolescent group facilitators for Modern Recovery. I live in Gilbert Arizona with my Wife and our dog! I love getting…
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Julie Kwiatkowski

Clinical Assistant Director

Julie, born and raised in Arizona, serves as one of our Case Managers/Recovery Coaches at Modern Recovery. Julie brings her own personal experience of recovery into her role working directly…
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Mike Rudisill

Recovery Coach

Mike Rudisill is a Case Manager for Modern Recovery Services, who is also in Recovery from substance use disorder along with other disorders. Mike is originally from Ogden UT and…
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Jordan Boyce

Therapist and Group Facilitator

Hey! My name is Jordan Boyce. I am a Licensed Associate Counselor, facilitating groups and individual counseling at Modern Recovery. I attended Grand Canyon University obtaining my Bachelor’s Degree in…
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Dani Losee

Recovery Coach

Hello, my name is Dani Losee, and I am a recovery coach/case manager here at Modern Recovery. I was born and raised in Arizona and love it here. Growing up…
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Austin Parrow

Case Manager

Austin Parrow is a Case Manager with Modern Recovery Services. Austin was born and raised in Arizona. Austin brings a wide variety of experiences with him, beginning his career working…
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Braedon Dowty

Group Facilitator

Braedon is a Group Facilitator at Modern Recovery Services, where he helps guide clients in their individual journey of growth and discovery. Having grown up near the Navajo reservation in…
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Sara Ong

Recovery Coach

Hi! I’m Sara, a Recovery Coach and Case Manager here at Modern Recovery Services. I feel honored to be connecting with others who may feel lost because I’ve been there!…
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Ariana Breslin

Program Manager

Ariana Breslin is the Compliance Coordinator at Modern Recovery Services. Ariana began her professional career in substance abuse when she started her own sobriety journey in July of 2019. Since…
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Admissions Team

Josh Lemieux

Director of Admissions

Josh Lemieux is Director of Admissions at Modern 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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Kristen McKenzie

Admissions Coordinator

Kristen is an Admissions Coordinator at Modern 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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Anthony Hunter

Admissions Coordinator

Anthony is an Admissions Coordinator at Modern Recovery Services. Being in recovery himself he has a strong passion in helping others get the same chance he did that made such…
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Dillon Near

Admissions Coordinator

Dillon is an Admissions Coordinator at Modern 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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Billing Team

Andrea Stiner

Billing Director

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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Jennifer Brooks

Reporting Manager

My name is Jennifer Brooks and I am the Reporting Manager for Modern Recovery Services. I feel blessed to be a part of such a great team with a passion…
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Crista Laats

Controller

Crista Laats is the Controller at Modern 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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Ryan Bursik

Director of Utilization Review

Ryan Bursik is the Director of Utilization Review at Modern Recovery. By collaboration with clinical staff and knowledge of payor guidelines and standards, Utilization Review is able to articulate medical…
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Scott McFarland

Utilization Review Specialist

Scott serves as a Utilization Review Specialist at Modern Recovery, where he passionately represents patients by communicating the medical necessity for their treatment. With a few years of dedicated experience…
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Community Relations Team

Lena Moses

Director of Community Relations

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

Community Relations Specialist

With a master’s degree in Sustainability and a background in Marketing Organizations with a focus on building meaningful relationships, I bring a unique perspective to my role at Modern Recovery.…
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Liv LuVisi

Community Relations Specialist

Liv LuVisi is the Idaho-based Community Relations Specialist for Modern Recovery Network. Deeply rooted in Idaho with dual bachelor’s degrees from Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina, Liv brings a wealth…
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