Solstice East

Rick Pollard

Rick Pollard

Rick brings his extensive and varied experience to be our Executive Director and received his Masters in Educational Leadership from Mercer University. He was employed as a retail District Leader for 16 years before he began his life-changing career in schools. In 2004, he began with the inaugural team of New Leaf Academy of NC,

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Jenny Selent

Jenny Selent

Jenny is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Since 2008 Jenny has been helping families and individuals suffering from the severe symptoms of trauma. She has also dedicated much time to developing and implementing relationship-based, trauma-informed programming for the young women at Solstice RTC and Solstice East. Jenny has specialized training in EMDR and...

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Becca Jefferies

Becca Jefferies

Becca has worked in residential therapeutic girl programs for almost ten years. She began as a residential staff at a therapeutic boarding school in 2004 and applied her professional and nurturing skills to creating a Program Director position in the first year of her time with the program. Since then, she has been a founding

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Kyle Gillett

Kyle Gillett

Kyle has been a partner of the FHW team since 2010 and is one of three original founders of Solstice RTC. He was instrumental in creating an expansion of Solstice RTC on the east coast and currently serves as the executive director of Solstice East.  In January 2017, Kyle will take on the role of Executive

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Bryan Tomes

Bryan Tomes

Bryan was one of the founding team members of Asheville Academy for Girls.  Bryan has overseen the development of accredited academy’s at both AAG and SE, as well as designed and managed operational systems for all three business. His role has been instrumental in the startup of hit new program Equinox. With Equinox, he’ll be

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