Since Andrew entered the recovery community in 2014, he has been involved with Solutions in a number of ways, including volunteer work, starting meetings, speaking at functions, and running workshops. Andrew is also the Co-Owner of Lighthouse Recovery, LLC., which is a men’s sober living program in Oshkosh. Andrew currently works at J.J. Keller as an Account Manager in Neenah. Andrew is extremely passionate about helping other addicts and alcoholics discover the same freedom in sobriety that others had helped him achieve.
Kayleigh has volunteered with Solutions since 2019 after joining the Oshkosh recovery community and is a Solutions Sober Living Alumni. After joining Solutions’ Steering Committee and helping to plan club events, she joined the Board of Directors in 2020. She is passionate about making Solutions Recovery Club a welcoming place for all those in need of comradery and fellowship, where people can learn to give back and find purpose through volunteering in the community.
Megan graduated from UW-Oshkosh in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Minor in Criminal Justice and in 2021 with her Master of Social Work degree at Oshkosh as well. Megan has been involved at Solutions Recovery, Inc. since 2014, where she first entered her recovery journey. Megan is passionate about helping women who are in early recovery and was responsible for the opening of our second women’s sober living facility in 2019.
Allison Garner is an engineer and executive coach who owns a leadership development and business consulting group, called Thoughtly. Both her husband and teenage son struggle with alcoholism, and she has been an active member of a family support fellowship since 2008. She has been married for 24 years and has two wonderful kids. In addition to serving on several Boards of Directors, including being elected to the Oshkosh School Board for 10 years, she was a selected TEDx Oshkosh speaker in 2019 and published author of “Think Possible: The Light and Dark Side of Never Running Out of Ideas” and “Unconditional: Learning How to Navigate and Reframe Mental Illness – Together”.
Miranda is the Chief Financial Officer of Wolf River Community Bank in Hortonville. She has been in the financial industry for over 13 years, previously as the Controller of Choice Bank in Oshkosh. She graduated from Ripon College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics in 2008 and attended Lakeland College receiving another Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in 2010. She earned her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credentials in 2013. Miranda enjoys volunteering regularly and desires to use her financial expertise to bring value to Solutions.
Jolie VerVoort is the President of Residential Treatment Services at Apricity (the merge between Mooring Programs and STEP Industries.) Jolie began her career in the Alcohol and Drug Abuse field in 2004 as an intern at Casa Clare Treatment Facility while she was finishing up her Associates Degree in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling. Throughout her tenure at Apricity, Jolie has held several different positions within Casa Clare and Mooring House. She is currently licensed through the State of Wisconsin as a Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor and a Clinical Supervisor In Training
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Trevor has been involved with Solutions Recovery Club since 2016. Through community service requirements for the Winnebago County Drug Court, he started volunteering at the coffee counter and became more interested in the operations early in his recovery. Quickly he became a member of the steering committee and took charge as the chair person. Trevor’s mission has always been servant leadership to the members of Solutions and recovering people in the community. Trevor started his role as the Executive Director in March 2021 and is excited to continue to serve Solutions while supporting the programs and individuals they serve.
Megan has been involved with Solutions Recovery Club since 2014 where she began her recovery journey. Megan started as a volunteer for the Solutions Women’s Sober Living Program in 2018, which later became a staffed position in 2019. Megan played a chief role in the program development and expansion of an additional two facilities for the Sober Living Program. Megan has her Masters of Social Work Degree from The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and has an educational and clinical background in substance use disorders and mental health. Megan joined our team again in 2022 as the Program Director and is heading on a new program that offers 24/7 rapid peer support for individuals with substance use disorders.
Megan enjoys spending time with family, hiking with her dog, and traveling with her husband who also is dedicated to serving the Oshkosh recovery community. She is happy to be back as a staff member of Solutions!
Kristi has been involved with Solutions Recovery Club since September 2019 as her own recovery journey commenced. She became a resident at one of the Women’s Sober Living houses where she lived for 1 year. Through this time, she was able to build and grow relationships with a beautiful network of women that has been an irreplaceable gift in the foundation of her own recovery. While a resident in Sober Living she was able to start giving back to Solutions volunteering at the coffee counter and helping wherever she could. Today she is happy to be a part of the Solutions staff and giving back every day.
Kristi enjoys spending time with family, road trips, and hanging out with her cat Lu.
Becky’s involvement with Solutions Recovery Club began at the start of her own recovery journey in March of 2021. She began as a resident of Solutions’ women’s sober living facility where she lived for four months before taking on the role of house manager, a position she held for the following year. In that time she has spent many hours at Solutions volunteering and building relationships with the people in her community. Becky is very excited to be a part of the Peer Response Team at Solutions to give back to her community and to help those who are in a place all too familiar to her. She is looking forward to connecting people to what they need and seeing her community grow!
In her free time Becky likes to tend to her plants and hula hoop. She loves listening to music and spends all the time she can by the lake.
Karli is graduate of the Solutions Sober Living Program and has continued to stay involved with the organization by serving in multiple volunteer roles. Like many of our leaders at Solutions, Karli began volunteering at the coffee counter which led to other roles like Steering Committee Member and Volunteer Coordinator for the Club Program. Karli’s current role is the Program Coordinator of Solutions Women’s Sober Living Program. She also assisted with the sober living expansion project in 2020 and currently oversees 3 women’s facilities. Karli has professional experience in residential inpatient treatment for substance use disorders. Karli obtained her Associates Degree of Applied Science in 2022 and currently holds state licensure as a Substance Abuse Counselor-IT. Her next academic endeavor is working towards her Bachelor of Social Work Degree at The University of Wisconsin Green Bay starting fall 2022.
Karli enjoys spending time with her son and family. She also enjoys long backpacking trips in Upper Michigan during the summer months.
Jeff moved to Oshkosh in March of 2017 to attend sober living. Right away, he spent a lot of his time at Solutions going to meetings and getting connected to people in the recovery community. He found new friends and a new sense of purpose. He began to help others in the community. Going to events and spending a lot of his holidays at the club, Solutions started to feel like home. For the first time in a long time, Jeff felt like he was a part of something bigger than himself. Because this feeling was so special to him, he started volunteering at Solutions and is now the Sober Living Coordinator of the men’s sober living facility. He is considered the loud one at the club- always laughing and joking and excited to be there.
Patrick’s recovery path stared as a resident in Lighthouse recovery in 2020 where he dedicated 6 months to himself and his recovery. He was then given the opportunity to house manage one of the facilities and he gratefully accepted. After his year commitment as house manager was completed, he was blessed with another opportunity to further his passion of helping men with a new role as Program Coordinator for Solutions Sober Living. Patrick enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending recovery functions and meetings, and sponsorship. He tries to give back to other what was so freely given to him in recovery.
Nick became involved with Solutions while he was in the Terra program at Nova Counseling, where his recovery began. Nick attended meetings and recovery functions at Solutions. Shortly after Terra, Nick enrolled in the Lighthouse sober living program where he house-managed for six months. While at the Lighthouse, Solutions became a secondary home to Nick. Being involved with Solutions has given Nick the opportunity to build relationships with his children and the recovery community. Nick joined Solutions Recovery, Inc. in 2022 as a Men’s Sober Living Coordinator, and is also part of the Peer Response Team. Nick is excited to be a part of the Solutions staff and help the people of our community.
In his free time, Nick enjoys spending time with his daughters, going to the gym, and playing volleyball.
Jesse started his recovery journey early in 2021 as a participant in the Winnebago County Drug Court program. Through the volunteer requirements of the program he got involved in Solutions working the coffee counter and other volunteer opportunities that became available to him. Through Winnebago County Drug Court he has been involved in speaking at the highschools on educating the students about substance use. He also facilitates a teen support group at the Boys and Girls Club. Jesse is currently providing recovery coach services at Solutions by walking along side others in recovery and providing them resources.
Nick is a person in long term recovery who came to solutions in 2016, nick has a passion for helping people in recovery and utilizes his caregiving and professional backround to help connect individuals searching for recovery to the resources that they need that they need
In his free time he enjoys live music, spending time with his 8 year old daughter Noelle, Fiancé Torie and 2 dogs Evie and Huey
For a long time, John went throughout life not knowing there was a way out of suffering. The disease of addiction is powerful and he believed you cannot get through it alone. John’s journey of recovery started in 2018, as he went through extensive treatment to get on the other side. Sober living was a huge part in John’s recovery early on. Not only did it help him get connected to people within the community, it helped him get connected with himself. His passion today is to help those like him get to that other side. Throughout the years, John has had the opportunity to give back to every treatment facility within the Oshkosh community. He has pursued his dreams within marketing but have always kept additional time to give back.
Chad has been involved at Solutions since 2019, when his recovery began through a local sober living program. As he reflects on the past three years, Solutions has become a second home to him, providing him true friendship, belonging, and hope. Chad began as a volunteer at Solutions and is now excited to be a staff member on the Peer Response Team.