Kim Simon, MPPA
Intake Case Manager Supervisor
Kim graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of North Florida, and a Master’s in Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University. Kim’s career and volunteer experience has been centered on non-profit advocacy with survivors of abuse and underrepresented populations. These positions have focused on spreading awareness, providing case management and empowerment-based support and counseling, and collaborating with local and state organizations to provide services.
Neal Tomaszewski, BA
Neal began his career in the substance abuse field at age 17, when he worked at Eagleville Hospital and Rehabilitation Center as an Activities Therapist in the Recreation Department. He joined the US Navy in 1982, where he served for twenty years in Navy Medicine with the Submarine Force. When Neal retired from the Navy, he graduated from Columbia College and reentered the substance abuse field. Neal’s career has been focused on work in non-profit treatment facilities, where he has provided direct client services with the focus on recovery through the 12-Step recovery process.
Chad Brazle, BS, MA
Chad graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree and a Minor in Theater. He is also a graduate of Saint Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois with a Masters of Arts degree in Education/Teaching and Leadership.
A Veteran of the United States Air Force, Chad has worked in many disciplines, including inpatient and outpatient mental health, substance abuse and addiction recovery/treatment. As a Certified Educator, Chad worked closely with parents and students in Illinois public schools to assist in the development of individual accountability and responsibility. As a lifelong learner, Chad continues to develop his skills in Mental Health and Addiction Recovery.
Janet Wroblewski, BS
Janet graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Public Health Promotion and Education. She worked in the Adolescent Chemical Dependency Unit at Edwin Shaw Hospital in Ohio, where she gained experience in group therapy and Twelve-Step programs. After moving to Florida, Janet worked at Lakeview Health Treatment Center and worked in the gender specific adult units. Janet has worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant, assisting patients in home health care and in the Ritz Carlton’s Ritz Kids learning program.
Deborah Shaw, BA
Deborah’s interest in Behavioral Health began in 1992, while she was working for Sid Martin Bridge House Detox Center in Gainesville, Florida. She has worked in diverse specialty areas of the medical field for over twenty years. Deborah holds a BA in Business Administration from Mississippi State University.
Don Huckaba, M.S.
Intake Case Manager
Don is an 11-year veteran of the US Army. He reports that the highpoint of his service was the 3 years he was attached to NATO, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Mons Belgium working in an underground bunker. Don relished in the experience of working alongside 16 member nations and seeing things from a unique perspective. This experience added to his inquisitive nature and led to his interest in human behavior and cognitions. As a consequence, he pursued a masters in Psychology focusing on the clinical path, and went on to earn his Master’s Degree from Augusta State University in Augusta Georgia. He then worked as a Mental Health Therapist in a local hospital serving dual diagnosed Children, Adolescents, and adults. In this role, Don sponsored the first Emotions Anonymous self-help group in the Savannah River Valley. From there Don went on the serve in numerous roles, e.g. Case Management supervisor, Program Manager, and Programs Director, motivating clients, customers, and team members. Don has over 20 years of experience in mental health industry and sees endless opportunity to serve and inspire his fellow humans. Don enjoys inspiring, motivating, and supporting others. Albeit, Don remains human and loves to fish and spend his leisure time playing in his backyard.
Katie Farrell, MS
Katie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Psychology and graduated with a Master of Science in Criminal Behavior. Katie’s professional career began providing case management and ultimately becoming the Director of the program for individuals and their families impacted by the criminal justice system, advocating for fair chances upon their re-entry to society. Subsequently, Katie moved to work in child welfare, providing family counseling services to vulnerable populations. Katie’s volunteer work has centered around children impacted by substance use and mental health disorders, providing services to stabilize and sustain families.