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Meet the Elevate Team

At Elevate Addiction Services, our distinctive company culture helps redefine addiction every day! We are a group of individuals—most of whom have been through our own battles with substance abuse—passionate about our mission to redefine recovery.

Our cutting-edge treatments, paired with a team of caring professionals, are what makes our company great.

Leadership


Angie Manson, CADC-CS
CEO and Co-Founder
Dan Manson, CADC-CS
President, Chairman and Co-Founder
Nathan Tuddenham, CADC-CS
Chief Operating Officer
Matt Guernaccini, CADC-CS
Chief Program Director

Directors


Tim Sinnott, LMTC
Clinical Director
Alok Krishna MD
Medical Director
William Hines, CADC-CS CA, member of SHRM
Director of Human Resources
Jesse Quaid, CADC CAS
Director of Intake & Clinical Records
Jordan Walls
Director of Finance
Leslie Ryan, CATC, CADC-CAS, CCDA
Director Health & Wellness
Tommy Legan
IOP Director
John Ragsac, CADC-CS CA
Director of Rehabilitation
Tatsuya Sakamoto, CADC II-CA, SMART Recovery Facilitator
Director of Quality Management
Dana Guernaccini, CADC II- CA
Director of Admissions
Mason Unger, CADC-CS CA
Regional Director Reno/Tahoe
Dylan Harris
Director of Human Resources- South Lake Tahoe
Jen Unger, CADC-CS CA, CSC, CWTS, FAC
Program Director South Lake Tahoe
Chris Newbold, CATC
Technology Director

General Staff

Christina Kuzio, AAS Registered Nursing
Registered Nurse
Michael G DiPalma, CATC
Lead Admissions Counselor
Kevin Mallon, CATC
Admissions Specialist
Carrie Grothendick, CATC
Lead Female One-on-One  Counselor
Scott Friend, MSW
Lead Male  One-on-One Counselor
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Is an accredited drug and alcohol rehabilitation program, that believes addiction treatment should not just address “how to stay sober” but needs to transform the life of the addict and empower him or her to create a more meaningful and positive life. We are dedicated to transforming the despair of addiction into a purposeful life of confidence, self-respect and happiness. We want to give recovering addicts the tools to return to the outside world completely substance-free and successful.
elevate addiction services logo
Is an accredited drug and alcohol rehabilitation program, that believes addiction treatment should not just address “how to stay sober” but needs to transform the life of the addict and empower him or her to create a more meaningful and positive life. We are dedicated to transforming the despair of addiction into a purposeful life of confidence, self-respect and happiness. We want to give recovering addicts the tools to return to the outside world completely substance-free and successful.