Founders

Michael C. Danis
Executive Director

Seasoned executive business experience in marketing, insurance, finance, real estate and currently long term recovery, intervention, sober coaching and transport, marketing and development in the addiction recovery field.

An Interventionist for 14 years, Michael’s involvement in intervention, sober transport and coaching began as an avocation even before it emerged as a proven profession beneficial to both addicts and their families. Combined with formal education BA in Communications, MBA,  and long term recovery add to his ability to work with families and individuals in a broad range of age and background.

Matthew McAuley
Director of Programming

Matt has extensive personal and professional experience within the field of Recovery. After graduating from DeSmet Jesuit High School in St. Louis, MO, Matt joined the U.S. Coast Guard where he began his personal journey of recovery at NARC-Naval Alcohol Rehabilitation Center.

Matt holds a Specialization in Addictions Studies, in which he completed his thesis on “The role of Spirituality in the Treatment of Addictions and Overcoming Symptomatic Substitutions.” Matt has earned his certification as a CCAR Recovery Coach. He also holds a certification as a CCAR Certified Trainer of Recovery Coaches. Matt’s passion for recovery, his personal mission to share that passion with others and all of his life experiences to date continue propelling him to serve and make himself available to various community organizations promoting long term recovery.

Stephanie Schnuck
Director of Community Relations

Stephanie is a native St. Louisan with a strong commitment to the local community. After graduating from Mary Institute in 1985, Stephanie went on to Duke University where she earned an AB in psychology followed by an MAEd from Washington University.

In addition to professional experience in education, she has served as volunteer and board member of various community organizations. Stephanie is a CCAR Certified Recovery Coach. She is dedicated to helping people and their families reach their goals in recovery while continuing her own long-term recovery.