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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
Chief Advancement Officer

Nway Linn, MS, LPCC, LADC
Chief Clinical Officer

Andrea Vasquez, MBA, LICSW
Chief Operations Officer

Alice Mann, MD, MPH
Primary Care Medical Services Director

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

Adekola Adediran, MBA
Director of Revenue Cycle

Hillary Luther

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

Immediate Past President

Cheryl Jensen

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

Vice President

Anne Breckbill

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


Angie O’Leary

Vice President of Wealth Management, RBC
Executive Committee, FARM Committee Chair


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

Suwana Kirkland

Dakota County Community Corrections Director
Governance Committee, Women’s Circle Planning Group, Advancement Committee

Sue Klaseus

Nonprofit Consultant: Strategic Solutions/External Relations
Governance Committee Chair, Advancement Committee

John McDonough

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

Lucia Diaz-French

Midwest Regional Organizer, NARAL Pro-Choice America
Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Mary M. Hodge

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

Sarah Murphy

Founder/Principal, Murphy Leadership LLC

Ruth Richardson

CEO, Wayside Recovery Center
All Committees