Our Team

Meet Our Team

The Recovery Academy has a staff of highly trained addiction counselors, peer-support specialists, and mental health professionals. Our staff uses a person-centered, strengths-based model that focuses on positive attributes versus prior failures.

Aaron Horowitz, BA

Program Director

Brian Meyer

Program Manager

Dan Smith, BM, CPRS

Peer Recovery Specialist

Mike Swenson, BS, LADC

Lead Counselor

Jason Jensen

Program Support Specialist and Case Manager

Phil Carroll, BA

CMA and Case Manager

Tim Fellner, BA

Recovery Specialist

Jason Smith, BA

Recovery Specialist

Bobby Pish, BA, M-DIV, LADC


John Sykes, BA, MBA

Director of Marketing and Business Development

Cheryl Butler, BS, M.Ed.

Culinary Specialist

Sean Kurth

Chemical Dependency Technician

Tyler Hobbs

Chemical Dependency Technician

Ben Miller

Chemical Dependency Technician

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I take a tremendous amount of pride in the work we do at The Recovery Academy. When a person enters our program, they become a part of our family, one that walks with them as they trudge the roads of early recovery to a life of freedom and happiness.

-Drew Horowitz, CEO & Founder