Meet the Recovree coaches! All of our coaches are certified peer recovery supports specialists (CPRS) with lived-experience. They bring empathy, resources, guidance, and numerous other benefits to people who are seeking recovery. They provide one-on-one, personalized coaching that can be delivered anytime, anywhere. Get to know them below!

 
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Bio: I am a full time college student at St Catherine University, (only 2 semesters left!!!) I am using this time to major in marketing. I am also a 6 year Marine Corps Veteran. Recovery has given me the empowerment and confidence to live my life 100% genuinely and live the life I never knew I wanted. 

Sobriety Date: January 24th, 2016

Hobbies: Traveling, working out, stepping outside my comfort zone, hanging out with my nieces and nephew, and all things coffee. I am passionate about helping others discover their voice. As I like to say, "I don't want to be a voice for those in recovery, I like to help those in recovery find their voice.” I am also passionate about figuring out we "market" recovery and not just treatment. 

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lucia

Bio: I began work in the field of recovery as a Peer Recovery Specialist at Wayside Recovery Center. After a year partnering with clients, I transitioned to be the Education & Prevention Specialist with Wayside. I continue to work with PRS's and help build awareness about the work they do. 

Sobriety Date: May 22nd, 2013

Hobbies: Reading, card games with friends, travel, running, being outside as much as possible in the spring and summer! 

 
 
 

luke

Bio: I am one of the co-founders of Recovree with my sister, Melissa (read the founding story here). I am also an Air Force veteran and a person in long term recovery. My passion is to help others find recovery from substance use disorder. 

Sobriety Date: October 24th, 2016

Hobbies: In my free time I love spending time outdoors and with my dog, Titan.

 
 

Melissa

Bio: I am a mom, family member, friend and co-worker.  I enjoy spending time with my family, friends and the recovery community.  Being next to a wood burning fire, when the snow is so heavy that it absorbs all the sounds is definitely one of my favorite times of the year! The family cabin is one of my favorite places to be no matter the season!  

Sobriety Date: November, 22nd 2016

Hobbies: Recovery is my passion, I live it and work in it every day. I love to celebrate successes big and small, and grow with the recovery community and to share with others, that this is what recovery looks like!