Originally from Cincinnati, Chris founded Collective Recovery in 2016 after working in treatment since 2009. Chris has his own personal recovery story which inspired him to start working in sober house management and program management in 2009 in Arizona. In 2014, Chris moved to Salt Lake City in 2014 and began working in treatment at Steps before starting Collective (previously Inspiro) in 2016.
Before recovery, Chris owned three previous businesses bringing a wealth of business knowledge to Collective. Chris’s passion is to help others get well and in his own words “every time I help someone (get sober/well) it helps reinforce my own recovery”. He believes the mission at Collective Recovery allows the suffering addict/alcoholic to grab on to a structure that provides the ability to climb out of the hole of addiction. Collective is unique in its approach to treat the whole person and just not the disease of addiction.
In his free time, he loves to hang out with his dog Billie Holiday (Collective’s mascot & support staff). He loves to read mysteries, thrillers, biographies and autobiographies. Chris is very active in the recovery community, and outside of his role of CEO at Collective, you’ll find Chris always giving back to the recovery community in service to others.
Robin Tracy joined Collective Recovery as the Clinical Director in June 2020. Robin started her path of helping others in 1993 when she worked in Social Services after graduating from Westminster with her Bachelors in Psychology. From there Robin went back for her Master’s for Clinical Mental Health Counselor in 2007. Robin has an extensive background in Clinical Therapy from specializing in trauma healing with adolescents to advocating for the LGBTQ community. She was a founding member and is the current Director of the LGBTQ Affirmative Therapist Guild of Utah. Robin is trained in EMDR and DBT.
Robin brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the clients and team at Collective Recovery and has been instrumental in creating the holistic healing approach of Collective Recovery’s curriculum.
In her free time, Robin loves to read and is on track to hit her goal of 50 books in 2020. She loves animals, playing the drums, and traveling with her husband.
Shannon joined Collective Recovery in September 2018 to help the company secure The Joint Commission accreditation which is the highest commitment to excellence in the Behavioral Health industry.
Shannon and her husband previously owned successful broadcast industry service companies that provided closed captioning services, under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), to major network broadcasting companies. Following the sale of their companies, Shannon was recruited as a HR specialist by a West Michigan company focused on Elder Care. With her historical business background and senior management experience, Shannon provides a value-added asset to the mission of Collective Recovery.
Shannon has her own ties to recovery, and she believes in the mission of Collective Recovery. She values the unique opportunity to help clients in their journey of sobriety.
In her free time, Shannon loves to spend time with her family and her grandchildren. She actively participates in the recovery community and loves to read and enjoy the outdoors.
Marsha has been an expert in the substance abuse disorder field as a licensed SUDC (Substance Use Disorder Counselor) since 2006. Marsha received her education in the College of Social Work Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program in 2004 at the University of Utah.
She has helped over 37 treatment centers since 2013 and Marsha has been with Collective Recovery since inception in 2016 and helped Collective get their Joint Commission accreditation.
Marsha has a heart for those who suffer with addiction as she has overcome addiction in her own life Marsha has been instrumental in creating the recovery curriculum for Collective. She loves that Collective is unique in offering its clients the ability to have sober living and outpatient treatment in their program. She feels that Collective does a wonderful job in facilitating treatment in a holistic way that supports and fosters the growth of each individual’s unique recovery path to be successful as a person in long term recovery. In her free time Marsha works on fundraising, in her non-profit New U Recovery and she is on the board of the Salt Lake Alano Club. She also enjoys traveling with her dogs and visiting nearby hot springs.
Kevin joined Collective Recovery in summer of 2020. Kevin grew up around others who struggled with addiction and after his career in Sports, he realized he was a natural at counseling others, so decided to pursue a career in behavioral science, with an emphasis in psychology. In 2015, Kevin received his Master’s degree in counseling and sport and health psychology. Kevin also works in his private practice specializing in cognitive performance and leads a drug / alcohol program at Utah Valley University. Kevin loves the staff at Collective and loves seeing the transformation he gets to be a part of. He feels that Collective Recovery is unique in its approach as they see the potential in each addict/alcoholic as they get sober, and feels Collective does a great job at fostering each client’s potential in recovery. In his free time, Kevin also works part time in his catering business, and works on his golf swing. He loves to hang out with his wife Leinai and his daughter Zion.
Madison started with Collective Recovery in August 2020 after attending Smith College in North Hampton, MA. Madison grew up in Idaho and moved to Salt Lake City in 2014 for her undergraduate degree, Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology at the University of Utah. The main reason she chose to work at Collective Recovery is because they take a unique, holistic approach in helping their clients achieve long term recovery from substance abuse. Madison has been instrumental in developing the curriculum at Collective Recovery. She feels the team environment is unique in that the team takes a “collective” approach in helping the individual receive the support they need in a variety of different ways.
In her free time you’ll catch her hanging out with her dog Murphy and Madison loves anything outdoors, especially camping and hiking. She loves scuba diving at her favorite destination to scuba in the Florida Keys.
Danielle Richardson started her journey with Collective Recovery in May 2020 after moving from Wyoming to Utah in March 2020. Daneille has over 7 years of case management experience, mostly in probation case management and domestic violence. Danielle was drawn to the team at Collective because her experience with probation demonstrated how substance abuse was a common thread among her clients, and understands the need for rehabilitation with addiction instead of institutionalization. Danielle feels that Collective Recovery is unique in its holistic approach by truly listening to the client’s needs and providing programs, groups and classes that are tailored to meet the client’s overall needs. In her free time she likes to hang out with her one-eye Yorkie dog, Benjamin. Danielle also enjoys camping and hiking and loves True Crime podcasts.
Amanda started with Collective Recovery in April 2020. Amanda started her own personal recovery journey in 2005. After her son passed away from addiction in 2017, she made it her mission to help save lives, one addict at a time. Amanda started working in treatment in 2005 and has been helping addicts get sober ever since. Amanda overseas both the Sandy and Midvale sober living houses, helping clients get assistance with anything and everything including finding long term living arrangements, dental benefits, transportation help and so much more. Amanda feels that working with the team at Collective is unique in that each staff member receives support and mentorship from the Clinical team. Amanda is involved in many service projects that help the addict who still suffers.
Zuelyma began her internship with Collective Recovery in August 2020. Zuleyma is a Psychology major at the University of Utah and part of her program is to experience an internship. She chose to work with Collective as part of her Substance Abuse Counseling certification. Zuleyma has personally had experience with family members who have been impacted by addiction and understands the importance of providing resources of healing to those who are suffering with addiction. Zuleyma loves Collective Recovery’s mission in that they truly care about each individual client they serve. In her free time, Zuleyma loves to draw and try new food places.
Kelee Allsop aka Kelee “Love” started with Collective Recovery in November 2020. Kelee has been in recovery for several years and has her own personal story with overcoming addiction.
Kelee has a passion for helping others improve their lives and knows that when one person heals from addiction it has a ripple effect in the world. Kelee has worked in Sales & Marketing for several years and brings her extensive knowledge of content creation, email and social media marketing to the team at Collective to continue to cultivate a relationship with the Collective Community, and help reach others who might be suffering from the effects of substance abuse.
In her free time, Kelee owns her own life coaching business helping women find confidence, self love and self esteem. Kelee loves to read personal development books, and enjoys being outdoors, painting and crafting.