Meet The Canyon Vista Team
Chief Executive Officer
Responsible for helping execute the organization’s strategic vision, Anthony leads a talented multi-disciplinary treatment team committed to Improving the Lives they touch on a daily basis. Anthony brings over 16 years of experience in the substance use and mental health treatment field. Anthony’s various leadership positions over his career working in Arizona and Texas have afforded him the opportunity to help countless individuals. Married with two boys and residing in Arizona, Anthony is grateful to bring his experience and passion for helping others to the Canyon Vista team.
Director of Nursing
Stephanie is a Registered Nurse and single mother of two amazing children. After obtaining her Bachelor’s in Psychology from The Ohio State University, she became a nurse in 2003 and began working in recovery facilities in 2018. She enjoys being outdoors in the warm sunshine, exercising, shopping, dining out, anything involving animals, and spending time with friends and family. She is on call 24/7 to her nurses and other staff at the facility and has an open-door policy with them as well. She strives to have a strong, hardworking, compassionate, and knowledgeable staff of nurses who provide the best care that they can for all of the clients here at Canyon Vista.
Director of Operations
Heath has worked in the treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction for six years. He decided to get into this field to help others from his own experience. He was in active addiction from the time he was 17 years old until getting sober at 29. The staff who worked at his treatment center had a lasting impact on his life and he hopes his work at Canyon Vista Recovery will have an impact on the clients who walk through this door looking for a brand-new life.
Abby has over 10 years in the behavioral health field and has a degree in counseling in chemical dependency/substance abuse. She has worked in a wide variety of settings such as schools, jails, hospitals, and residential treatment, providing support to various individuals in recovery or treatment. Her ability to make clients feel like they are part of a family has helped promote and achieve a successful alumni program within Canyon Vista. She has an open door/open ear policy, which helps clients build trust and stability. Abby is dedicated to her work and the success of others and will always help someone see the best version of themselves even when they can’t.
Director of Admissions
Greg has worked in substance abuse treatment for five years. Having struggled with addiction for a large portion of his adult life, he developed a passion for people struggling with substance use disorder. While in and out of treatment, he knew if he could ever get sober, he wanted to dedicate his career to providing people with the same message that empowered him to create a different life. His first job was as a peer support specialist in Show Low, AZ. Since, he was worked as a BHT, case manager, and admissions specialist. He joined the Canyon Vista team as director of admissions in February 2020. He and his team are committed to helping our patients find a solution they can build the rest of their lives on.
Eric has been working in the substance abuse and mental health field for six years. Eric started off as an EMT in the field, treating patients medically and mentally while using his own experience with family and friends to help with their healing process. Eric entered into this field with the belief that substance abuse and mental health are this world’s greatest illnesses and with a desire to help people suffering from both to realize their potential to make this world a greater place.
Dana has worked in the behavioral health field for over five years, with experience in substance abuse treatment and mental health. Dana uses her personal experience navigating through substance abuse and mental health to help guide our patients on their paths to recovery. Dana entered into this field because of her experience in treatment as a participant and the compassion she received from the staff she encountered. She hopes to give back to others what was given to her and share her passion for recovery while witnessing the light and excitement for life to re-enter each client.
Michael graduated with highest honors from CTU with an Associates of Science in Healthcare Administration. He has a passion for recovery and giving back to his community by helping others.
Director of Business Development
Heather has years of substance abuse experience and believes that her passion is to help those who still suffer from addiction. Heather, being in recovery herself, has first-hand experience of what addiction looks and feels like and has been through treatment herself. With a troubled past and a bright future, Heather has made it her mission to help anyone who is reaching out for help.
Business Development Rep
Greg has over 12 years in the drug and alcohol treatment field and, as an alcoholic and addict himself, he has years of experience. Through this experience, he can relate with others through compassion and knowledge in helping patients process their recovery and open their eyes to see why recovery is a lifestyle and not a moment.
He lets the patients see their disease in front of them and clears away denial and delusions, helping patients to buy into this process that is a fun, but not an easy road.
Business Development Representative
Jessica is a single mother of two amazing boys. As a business development representative at Canyon Vista, she has made it a mission to help as many men and women find the recovery they deserve. She was born and raised in Peoria, AZ, and in her free time, enjoys swimming, riding bikes, playing cards, traveling, and watching movies with her boys.