ABOUT US

Meet the Executive Staff

Manuel E. Menendez, III M.S.
Executive Director

In 1997, Mr. Menendez was awarded a Master’s of Science in Mental Health Counseling from St. Thomas University, and has experience owning and operating healthcare businesses and other businesses throughout South Florida. He enjoys the reputation of a successful entrepreneur and businessman and is known for developing effective, high-quality wellness programs. Mr. Menendez is also experienced in financial and business management.

Dr. Angel L. Junquera Psy.D.
Executive Vice President

Dr. Junquera holds a Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology and has years of experience treating clients with mental health and substance abuse disorders. His experience includes program development and consultation; mental health assessment and treatment; outpatient and residential programming; child, adolescent, adult, and family services; administration; operations; policy development; risk management; marketing and public relations. He also serves on and chairs various mental health committees and boards. Go Gators!!

Eduardo Lacasa, Esq.
Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Lacasa has a Juris Doctorate and many years of experience in litigation, healthcare, administrative and corporate law with the firm of Ruden McClosky. Today he owns and operates multiple companies throughout South Florida, serves as chairperson for the state’s Boxing Commission and has served on numerous boards throughout Florida. Mr. Lacasa is experienced in contract development, negotiations, policy development, regulatory compliance, litigation and risk management.

Leslie Lynch, M.S.
Administrative Director

Ms. Lynch obtained her Master’s of Science in Mental Health Counseling in 1997 from St. Thomas University and has extensive experience treating mental health disorders and substance abuse. Her qualifications include expertise in program development and consultation; mental health assessment and treatment; outpatient and residential programming; child, adolescent, adult, and family services; administration; billing; records compliance, monitoring and auditing. Currently she serves on several committees throughout South Florida.

Vivian Demille, Esq. Director
Business Strategy & Corporate Compliance Officer

Ms. Demille is an experienced businesswoman and attorney with many years of experience as an executive for a wide variety of mental health, social service and criminal justice programs. She is highly qualified in the areas of financial planning and management, contract development and negotiations, policy development, human resources, quality improvement, regulatory compliance and risk management. Additionally, she operated her own law practice in South Florida.