Our Team

  • Driftwood Recovery, Substance Abuse Recovery near Austin, Texas

A Message from Leadership

“At the forefront of every decision made at Driftwood is the desire to help another human being. The executive team collaborates with, guides, and mentors the staff to facilitate sustainable change in our clients’ lives and we confidently practice transparency in all interactions with clients, families, staff and referents.

Whether you are a treatment professional or seeking treatment, we would like to invite you to learn more about Driftwood. We take great pride in our team’s collective efforts and would be honored to share our culture with you.”


Peter Fluor

President & Co-Founder

Brad Kennedy, MRC, CRC

Vice President, Executive Director

Vicki Faust, Vice President

Co-founder, Vice President of Finance & Human Resources

Paul Manley

Vice President, Admissions & Business Development

Bob Ferguson, Strategic Advisor

Strategic Advisor



Medical Director

Shelly Guillory - Director of Nursing

Director of Nursing




Vanessa Kennedy, Director of Psychology

Director of Psychology

Melanie Somerville, Pain Recovery and Management

Director of Pain Recovery

Jacob Umanzor, Clinical Director

Clinical Director

Lauren Walther - Courageous Family Addiction Program

Program Director


Neuropsychologist &TBI Consultant

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Consulting Therapist


Music Therapist


Connie Cole - Pain Management Specialist

Wellness Director

Ryan Potter, Health Coach at Driftwood Recovery

Health Coach

Jason Michael Donaho, Culinary Director at Driftwood Recovery

Culinary Director

Jessica Manson - Acupuncturist & Pain Management Recovery Practitioner

Acupuncturist & Pain Recovery Practitioner


Yoga Instructor

Gene Kuntz, Massage Therapist and Tai Chi Instructor

Tai Chi Instructor & Massage Therapist

June - Substance Abuse Therapy

Client Support Specialist



Admissions & Intake Coordinator


Alumni Coordinator


Clinical Outreach Specialist


Clinical Outreach Consultant, West Coast

Brian O'Shea - Driftwood, TX Executive Recovery Center

Clinical Outreach Consultant, Southeast

Administrative & Facilities:

Megan Weaver - Driftwood Recovery

Director of Compliance & Human Resources

Cecilia Yeates - Facility Manager

Facility Manager

Cassie Bills - CIP Residential Advisor

CIP Residential Director

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Executive Assistant


Lead Care Coordinator

Paul Bigley - Addiction Recovery Coach

Recovery Coach