Our Team

Britt Bonner

Dir., Admissions & Outreach

Britt is an industry giant with expertise in scaling and growth in the behavioral health industry.

Cathy Kasper

Admissions & Outreach Manager

Cathy is committed to helping those suffering from addiction to regain their health and independence.


Bethanie Franke

Dir., Administrative Services

Beth oversees our admin and financial teams, handling payroll, billing, and providing important clerical support.


Dan Aronow, MD

Medical Director

Dan is a 20-year veteran caregiver whose deep medical knowledge ensures the highest-quality care for our clients.

Etiennette Sneed, MSN, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Etiennette has more than 20 years of experience in psychiatry and over 10 years of experience in nursing.

Caryn Hirsch, LVN

Licensed Nurse

Caryn has provided care and medical support to individuals in recovery for more than 16 years.

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Shannon Hall

Clinical Services Coordinator

Shannon has years of experience in mental health and is an asset to our clinical services.

Vanessa Acquistapace

Program Director

Vanessa ensures that our programs run smoothly by supervising our clinical and medical teams.

Gregory Walsh, CADC-III


Greg brings a background in dual-diagnosis treatment with over six years as substance abuse counselor.

Vince Amado


Vince is one of our counselors at West Valley Detox.


Ara Gemilyan

Chief Executive Officer

Ara leverages his entrepreneurial spirit, diverse experience, and passion for helping people as the leader of West Valley Detox.

Vinsent Franke

Chief Operations Officer

Vinsent is a passionate advocate for sobriety and has been a prominent figure in the recovery community since 2004.

Zara Gemilyan

Chief Marketing Officer

Zara has applied her cutting-edge support techniques, dedication, and years of experience in marketing to her role.

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