Founders

Jenny Kudna

Jenny Kudna

Jenny joined FHW in 2016 as Vice President of operation. Her primary duties are systems, financial analysis, education, and training. Previously, Jenny spent 25 years in senior management in the health care industry. Jenny has assisted her prior companies with growth, internal development, and employee satisfaction. Aside from work, Jenny has volunteered at McKay...

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Wayne Laird

Wayne Laird

Wayne became a part of FHW team shortly after inception. As CFO he has enjoyed supporting our programs accounting and financial needs. This support allows our partners to concentrate on providing the best service and care to our students and their families. Prior to joining FHW Wayne worked 15 years in the Accounting and Finance

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John Gordon

John Gordon

As the lead in marketing, John has served a business development role since 2011, leading the growth of an important marketing and sales channel for FHW. John’s prior experience includes work in multiple venture-backed startups in technology and education industries where he led efforts in operations, finance and marketing capacities. He helped develop the leading...

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Mike Wellons

Mike Wellons

Mike is an accomplished senior executive with a successful track record in a variety of corporate development roles with institutional investor-backed and public owned companies in the behavioral healthcare service delivery industry both in the U.S. and in Europe. He has led acquisition team efforts for a variety of group businesses whose focus was in

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Steve Stradley

Steve Stradley

  Steve works closely with the Program Partners to offer them strategic advice and help guide them through the day-to-day challenges that can distract them from what they do best—make a difference in the lives of sons, daughters and their families. Prior to FHW, Steve was a senior executive in the assisted living and elder-care

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Tim Dupell

Tim Dupell

Tim partnered with Shayne and Sheri Gallagher in 2008 to create Wingate Wilderness Therapy with the idea of creating a new owner operated model for adolescent and young adult assessment and treatment. The success of the new model unexpectedly led to the creation of 11 programs making Family Help and Wellness the nation’s most prominent

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