Below is a list of Community Reach Center's Chief Officers. To learn more about each team member, please click a name below to expand your selection.

Rick has been with Community Reach Center since 2000 and has served as the Chief Executive Officer since 2001. As CEO, Rick utilizes his experience in community relations, legislative affairs, contract negotiations, clinical casework and problem solving to meet the mission, vision and goals of Community Reach Center.

His career in mental health spans 30+ years and hundreds of miles from Dallas, Texas, to Westminster, Colorado. Rick serves as the liaison for various state and community agencies and is a contributing member of several Colorado committees addressing mental health and substance abuse issues, program development and outcome measures.

As a recognized leader in evidence-based integrated care systems, Rick is deeply committed to strengthening the bond between primary medical and mental healthcare, promoting a service delivery model that strengthens the overall health of Colorado communities. In 2004  he was recognized by NADA for Vision and Leadership in the integration of acupuncture in the treatment of behavioral disorders; in 2008 by the Metro Area County Commissioners for Leadership and Outstanding Contribution for work with the Mentally Ill in the Justice System; received the 2009 Community Service Award from Access Housing; the 2011 Fred Award from Metro North Chamber of Commerce for demonstrating extraordinary characteristics in business relations; and the 2016 William Funk Award for Building Stronger Communities from the Colorado Non-profit Association.

Rick received his master’s degree in Psychology from Texas A&M Commerce, as well as his bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Rehabilitation from Stephen F. Austin State University. 

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Amanda Jones serves as Community Reach Center’s Chief Operating Officer. She is responsible for leading Community Reach Center’s day to day operations as well as being part of the senior executive leadership team.

Amanda received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from Keene State College and holds a Master of Arts in Community Agency Counseling from University of Northern Colorado. She has over twenty years of experience in mental health and substance use working with many different populations and programs. Amanda holds Colorado credentials as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Addiction Specialist.

Amanda started her professional career at Community Reach Center in 2000 and has held leadership roles such as Clinical Director and Chief Operations Officer. Most recently, she was the Chief Clinical Officer at The Center for Mental Health in Montrose, CO where she worked on organizational strategy and oversaw all clinical and medical operations.  She was also a leader in the implementation of strategic agency goals and improving clinical and medical policies and procedures. 

Christi has been with Community Reach Center since 2001 and currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Christi is responsible for the overall financial operations of Community Reach Center, which includes budgeting, financial planning and revenue cycle management.

Outside of Community Reach Center, Christi is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), as well as the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).

Christi received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Werner HoellerbauerWerner has served as Community Reach Center’s Chief Information Officer since 2010. As CIO, Werner advises Community Reach Center on evaluation, implementation and maintenance of all information systems. He ensures continuous hardware and software operation of all integrated clinical and administrative information systems and communications equipment. Additionally, he negotiates all information system contracts and service agreements.

Prior to Community Reach Center, Werner architected and developed a .NET application to extract, convert and import more than two million scanned documents and patient-related information from a proprietary imaging system, as well as developed custom applications for more than 20 different behavioral healthcare agencies. Additionally, Werner was a Professor of Computer Science at Franklin University in Ohio, and an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Solid State Physics at the University of Vienna.  In 1996, Werner won the Kaplan Medal for significant contributions to the development and marketing of new technologies.

Werner received his doctorate in Physics from the University of Vienna in Austria.

Mark joined Community Reach Center in December 2017 and serves as Director of Facilities and Transportation. In his role he oversees all facility and maintenance functions to 20+ facilities as well as providing oversight to Community Reach Centers food service and transportation programs.

Prior to joining Community Reach Center Mark served 21 years active duty in the United States Navy as a Logistical Director. After retiring from the military Mark worked for the University of Colorado in Aurora Colorado as a facility Director for 10 years, providing oversight of multiple facilities. 

Jill AtkinsonDr. Atkinson came to Community Reach Center in 2010 and currently serves as the Director of Population Health and Integrated Care. She leads the agency in the provision of integrated care and population health in accordance with program objectives, clinical guidelines, and company goals, in addition to providing oversight of the agency’s Population Health Strategic Goals. Dr. Atkinson interfaces with local and state policy makers, community leaders, and providers to assess community health issues and develop and implement programming as needed.

Jill received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, and her doctorate from California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles with an emphasis on community mental health and working with underserved populations. Focusing primarily on individuals with serious and persistent mental illness, she has been committed to providing top-quality care in the non-profit arena for more than 20 years.

Candice joined the Community Reach Center team in 2012 starting as the Emergency Services Program Manager, and advanced through increasing roles of responsibility within the Crisis Services Program before assuming the role of Clinical Director of Children & Family Services in 2016. Candice directs all operations related to school-based services.

Candice has particular interest in promoting overall health and wellness of young people, and improving access to evidence-based early intervention and prevention services within schools. She holds a Master of Science degree in Counseling from Missouri State University.

Cristina Barca joined the Community Reach Center team in 2022 and serves as the Clinical Director for our Wrap Around Services Division. Before coming to CRC, Cristina worked in community mental health where she contributed to the development of organizational policies that expanded access to both substance use and mental health services in South Florida. She also worked in Colorado’s juvenile justice system to develop and improve clinical services being delivered to the youth residing in the local state facility. She is passionate about working collaboratively across organizational systems to promote trauma-informed, culturally competent, and evidence-based services that contribute to the overall health of her community.

Cristina completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Social Science while at Florida Atlantic University. She holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of South Carolina and is credentialed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado.

Cristina also serves on the Community Co-Production Policing Advisory Board to support the alignment of services and resources with the community's vision for public safety. She takes pride in fostering a positive organizational culture and is passionate about creating initiatives to promote advancements in diversity and inclusion among her teams.

Dr. Rebecca Durbahn joined Community Reach Center in 2021 and serves as Community Reach Center’s Clinical Director over the Acute Services Division. She is responsible for the operations of all services and programs that fall within the Acute Services Division and serves as a member of the Community Reach Center’s leadership team.

Rebecca received a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from the University of Vermont, holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Denver, and holds a Doctoral degree in Social Work from the University of Denver. Rebecca has over 20 years of experience in mental health and specializes in understanding the impact of adverse childhood experiences on life course development, neurobiology, and trauma treatment. Rebecca also has a passion for leadership and, understanding the impact of trauma on a systemic and organizational level and working to collaboratively strengthen and shift the culture and climate of organizations.

Jan joined the Community Reach Center team in 2021 and serves as the Clinical Director of the Outpatient Services Division.  She is responsible for operations of all outpatient programs including our Outpatient offices, Early Child Services/In-home Resiliency and Support Services and School-based Therapeutic programs.

Jan received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Houston.  She completed a dual masters’ program and was awarded a Master of Social Work from the University of Denver, along with a Master of Divinity from the Iliff School of Theology.  She has worked for 30 years with children, families and adults who have experienced trauma and traumatic loss.  She is passionate about building strong leaders and organizational systems that promote healing and hope by being responsive to consumer needs, person-focused, and committed to providing quality care.

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is LB-2-995x1024.jpgLisa Brody has been with Community Reach Center since 2019. Currently, as the Director of Quality Improvement, she oversees ways for the Agency to measure performance and in collaboration with Leadership creates processes to improve the quality of care, maintains regulatory compliance, and leads the CARF accreditation process.

Lisa received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Dickinson College and a Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Shippensburg University. She also has the credential of CPHQ, Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality.