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Our Leadership

Get to know the individuals driving our organization forward. Our leaders combine deep industry knowledge with a commitment to paving the way for innovation and excellence across all facets of our operations.

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Jon Wood

CEO & President

Jonathan is a natural-born leader with a wide range of experience in diverse avenues of collaboration, from real estate development projects to wireless internet infrastructure design. He has a passion for inspired action, which has propelled him into community outreach and networking. At a time when he was face to face with the destruction of addiction, both through firsthand experience, and in facing the death of a friend, he embarked on a new venture: to build a safe, supportive space for addicts to truly recover. Through lots of planning and logistics, and many synergistic connections, all the cooperative components of this heart-felt endeavor have come together to build an uplifting environment for recovery. Jon is ever-ready to lend a supportive role in any day-to-day operations of the center, and in assisting clients throughout their stay.

Vern Eleazer

Vice President

As the clinical director of Oasis Recovery Center, Vernetta Eleazer knows what it takes to create a safe space for people to do their healing work. She is passionate about the effectiveness of Experiential Therapy and has witnessed clients accessing their underlying issues with the aid of creative approaches. Vernetta received a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Western Carolina University, and she also holds a MA in History and a BA in Theatre Arts. She is trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and uses ACT to help clients decrease their suffering and move in the direction of their values. She believes in the power and influence of the group process and its ability to help clients face their suffering and propel them into committed action through the solace of connection.

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Brady Schroer

Medical Director

Dr. Schroer has vast experience from all different perspectives of addiction treatment and knows what it is like to be a family member of someone struggling with addiction. He views addiction as a poor coping mechanism for past emotional pain. He strongly believes treatment and recovery improve the lives of clients and families. Dr. Schroer is extremely compassionate and prefers to educate clients about their illness. Dr. Schroer received his BS in biopsychology with an emphasis in chemistry and attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He’s learned a lot from the clients he’s treated and uses that knowledge to help others move into a peaceful life. HCANA and its clinical model are the perfect fit. Dr. Schroer enjoys the outside, family time, golf, car racing, and supporting recovery.

Nick Barnard

Director of Admissions

Bio coming soon...

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