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AJ Solomon

AJ Solomon - Co-founder

Helping people to gain and maintain sobriety every day is a dream come true for AJ. Growing up in South Jersey and graduating from University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelors of Arts (History and Legal Studies), his career path seemed to be headed toward the political arena. After an internship with US Senator Patrick Toomey, and working for the Adva...

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Brent Reese

Brent Reese - Co-founder

Moving into the healthcare field where he can follow his passion and help others to achieve long-term sobriety is true fulfillment for Brent. While he talks about his recovery being the greatest gift he’s ever received, he also says that it is the greatest gift that he can pass along to others.Reese’s background includes launching successfu...

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Chris McGoldrick

Chris McGoldrick - Co-Owner, Director of Operations

Chris has worked at treatment facilities in Prescott, Arizona, as a House Manager, Intake Coordinator, and Director of Admissions & Marketing.  This background and experience will serve him well as Director of Administration at Victory Bay.Supporting people on their path to recovering, as others supported him, is a great feeling for Chris....

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Crystal Scaffidi-Borgesi

Crystal Scaffidi-Borgesi - Executive Director

In her youth, Crystal knew her calling was to be in an industry that allowed her to help others. Early on she became a Mobility Assistant and Rescue Technician, and she excelled in emergency situations with quick thinking and putting her patients care as top priority.Later, as a Program Assistant at behavioral care center, Crystal dedicated ove...

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Josh Zeises

Josh Zeises - Director of Marketing and Business Development, Co-Owner

Josh grew up in South Jersey and later moved to New York where he attended Hofstra University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance.Josh eventually entered treatment in Florida as his addiction escalated. Once he got sober, Josh has made it his personal mission to help others who struggle with drug addiction. So much so that he be...

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Erin K. Swinney, LPC, ACS

Erin K. Swinney, LPC, ACS - Clinical Director

The driving force in Erin’s clinical perspective is a commitment to instilling hope and confidence in the individuals she meets. She believes in treatment programs focused on building community and support in a world where increasing isolation leaves many believing they are lost.Erin obtained a MS in Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology ...

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Patrick Davis, LSW, LCADC

Patrick Davis, LSW, LCADC - Director of Substance Abuse Counseling

Patrick was born and raised in South New Jersey and is from a very large family that suffered from some mental illness and addiction issues. He experienced first-hand the damage that addiction can bring to a family.He studied psychology at Rutgers University for his undergraduate degree, and social work at Rutgers University for his Master’s ...

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Cheryl Clark

Cheryl Clark - Controller

Cheryl brings an extensive knowledge of health care accounting to her role as Controller.  She gained her experience by working for organizations providing services to adults with developmental disabilities, mental health for children and hospice and home care.Cheryl is originally from the West Coast of Canada. She obtained her bachelor’s De...

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Melissa Cramutolo, MSW, LSW

Melissa Cramutolo, MSW, LSW - Primary Counselor

Growing up in South Jersey, Melissa was a creative, introspective, and curious child who loved to read, write, and learn. She moved to New York City at 18 to pursue her dream of studying at NYU. During her studies in speech therapy, Melissa became deeply interested in her psychology classes and developed an enthusiasm for learning about the inner w...

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John Bellan, CADC

John Bellan, CADC - Primary Counselor and Clinical Team Leader

John is the son of 2 social workers; his path to help other was set at birth. His strong desire to assist people in need has guided him with a willingness to expand his human experience through service. This desire has lead him to volunteer one year of service to aid Katrina Victims in Mississippi. Through this experience, he learned about the grea...

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Katie Quinn

Katie Quinn - Primary Counselor

Growing up in South Jersey, she was surrounded by a loving family who provided her with a great education and significant morals. During her late teens, Katie slowly fell into her personal struggles with substance abuse. Entering her first treatment center at nineteen years old, she was determined to discover who she really was. But it took time. ...

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Heather Ogden, CPRS, ICPRS

Heather Ogden, CPRS, ICPRS - Primary Counselor

As a theatrical scenic artist, Heather excelled in painting facades that fooled audiences from New York to Tennessee. As a counselor, she helps people learn to take off their masks and embrace the real person underneath. A personal journey through addiction and recovery initiated the career path that has led her to Victory Bay. Heather has worked i...

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David Taylor, CADC

David Taylor, CADC - Primary Counselor

David’s 21-year clinical career has allowed him the privilege and experience of helping people in recovery, through both the inpatient and outpatient settings.He specializes in motivating people within their personal recovery journey as well as working through chronic relapse issues and teaching proven methods to prevent relapse.  His clini...

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Michael Schaub

Michael Schaub - Admissions Coordinator

Michael was born and raised in the small town of Haddon Township, New Jersey.He began his journey in the addiction field when he began studying Addiction Counseling at Camden County College and worked as a tech at a Mental Health facility.After completing his Associates degree, he transferred to Drexel University where he obtained a degree ...

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Chris Collins

Chris Collins - Intake Coordinator

Chris’ distinctive skills will be great assets to Victory Bay and the clients that they serve. Originally receiving his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, Chris obtained his JD law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia. His father taught him to live by the guiding principal to comfort those who ne...

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Vanessa Vitolo

Vanessa Vitolo - Community Outreach Coordinator and Goodwill Ambassador

Originally from South Jersey, Vanessa's life and recovery is based in North Jersey where she now resides.With a degree in communications and public relations, Vanessa understands the importance of connection and of forging strong relationships in all aspects of life.  She is a strong advocate for addiction and recovery working very closely wit...

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Tim Bakels

Tim Bakels - Case Manager

Tim has a diverse background and a worldly perspective thanks to traveling from coast to coast and living in many different states. He attended Pennsylvania State University where his focus was in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Eventually he got involved with hospitality management, marketing and real estate.Through his many life experie...

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Tina DiGerolamo

Tina DiGerolamo - Office Administrator

Born and raised in South Philadelphia, Tina recently became a resident of South Jersey.  She has a strong background in Human Resources and Office Administration support, with a Bachelor’s Degree from Temple University in Philadelphia.Working with people on the path to recovery is something that is very important to Tina.  After her brother...

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Devon Bowman

Devon Bowman - Assessment Clinician

Devon was born and raised in southern New Jersey, where she still resides with her family.After earning a degree in Public Relations from Rowan University, Devon realized she wanted to switch gears and use her communication skills to help people. She was motivated by her personal journey in recovery and made a commitment to find her place in th...

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Jenn Conroy

Jenn Conroy - Receptionist

Jenn was born and raised in South Jersey. Since she was a little girl, she has experienced the effects of drug addiction on family and friends. Through the years this affected Jenn and opened her heart to help those who suffer from addiction; her drive to reach out has only gotten stronger since then.In her spare time, you can find Jenn at the ...

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Dr. Masry, MD

Dr. Masry, MD - MD - Medical Director

Dr. Masry is Board Certified in both Adult and Addition Psychiatry and has been practicing psychiatry since 2005. He completed his residency from St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts and his Fellowship in Addictions from the Robert Johnson Wood Foundation.He has experience working with adults as well as adolescents sufferin...

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Dr. Papa, DO

Dr. Papa, DO - Psychiatrist

Dr. Papa-Molter realized her passion in working with those suffering from addiction when she was a graduate student at NYU and interned at Inter-care, a substance abuse treatment center in New York City.After earning her master’s degree at NYU, she went on to medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she knew her...

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