Philip Hensarling, LCDCi
Executive Director

Peter Piraino LMSW,LCDC
Chief Executive Officer of Burning Tree Programs

Aaron Ball, RN
Director of Nursing

Renee Callahan
Recovery Mentor

Cynthia Singer M.Ed, LCDC

John Freeman, LCDC, CADC

Russell Angell, BA, BS, LCDCi

Tharin Smith
Director of Alumni Services

Cody Odom, BA
Director of Finance at Renewal Lodge

Brent Thach, LCDC
Clinical Director

Jessica Peralez
Operations Manager

Evan Varty
Director of Aftercare

Rico Hernandez
Director of Maintenance

William “Chance” Lippert
Director of Recovery Services

Matthew Dornak
Recovery Mentor

Doug Wade, M.A.M.F.T
Family Program Specialist

Dr. Carlos Tirado, MPH, MD
Medical Director

Melissa Rivera, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner

​Burning Tree Programs Leadership Team

David Elliott
President & Founder

Peter Piraino LMSW,LCDC
Chief Executive Officer

Brook McKenzie, LCDCi
Chief Operating Officer

Anthony Marengo
Chief Marketing Officer


Will Zaney, LCDCi
Director of UR

Olivia Wilder
Director of Admissions

Community Relations Team

Erik Jokinen
Admissions Specialist

Alexis Thomas
Admissions Specialist

Sarah Adams
Admissions Specialist

Sally LaBeau
Admissions Specialist

Eric Button
Sr. National Business Development Rep & Family Liaison

Julian Duran
National Business Development Representative

Lauren Juvers
National Business Development Representative

Patty Raymer
Sr. National Business Development Rep

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