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Leadership & Board Members

We are compassionate, committed and here to help.

Wayside’s leadership team has more than 80 years of combined experience in executive, nonprofit, and behavioral health leadership.

Teresa Evans
Interim CEO
Chief Advancement Officer

Nway Linn

Nway Linn, MS, LPCC, LADC
Chief Clinical Officer

Andrea Vasquez, MBA, LICSW
Chief Operations Officer

Andrea Roland, MA, LPCC
Sr. Director of Mental Health Services

Christina Ingracia, LADC, LMFT
Family Residential Treatment Director

Jennifer Hayes, LADC
Women’s Residential Treatment Director

Alice Mann, MD, MPH
Primary Care Medical Services Director

John Patrikus

Zora Darcourt
Director of Training

Adekola Adediran, MBA
Director of Revenue Cycle

Holly Winter
Human Resources Director

Hillary Luther
Director of Advancement

Board of directors

Wayside Recovery Center is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who have expertise in housing, health care, finance, business, legal services and treatment. We are fortunate that many of our members have a meaningful connection to the journey of recovery, either personally or with loved ones.


Lori Hoefener

Market Growth and Development Consultant, Wells Fargo
All Committees, Executive Committee Chair

Immediate Past President

Cheryl Jensen

Managing Partner, Strategic Consulting & Coaching
Diversity & Inclusion Committee Chair, Executive Committee

Vice President

Suwana Kirkland

Dakota County Community Corrections Director
Governance Committee, Executive Committee


Cheryl Davidson

Housing Subject Matter Expert & Guardian ad Litem
Executive Committee, Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Board Members

Tracy Johnson

Managing Partner, TTJ Group, LLC
Governance Committee

John McDonough

Vice President of Employee Health & Benefits, Marsh McLennan
FARM Committee, Executive Committee

Anne Breckbill

St. Olaf College Counseling Center
Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Executive Committee

Annie Whitesel

Senior Director, UnitedHealthcare
Advancement Committee

Mary M. Hodge

Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor (Retired), Faith & Family Recovery Center
DEI Committee

Sarah Murphy

Founder/Principal, Murphy Leadership LLC
Advancement Committee

Cresta Jones

Associate Professor & Physician, University of MN Medical School

Laurie Halverson

Board of Commissioners, Dakota County

Cathy Patterson

Pastor, Fountain of Life Church
FARM Committee

Karen McGowan

Executive Consultant and COO, MMC Consulting
FARM Committee