Operations Team

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Jessica Keddington

Interim Program Director

Jessica works closely with clients during their treatment stay to help them heal from addiction. In long term recovery herself, Jessica was drawn to the field because she wanted to help individuals struggling with substance abuse like she was helped.

With over ten years of experience working in the substance abuse treatment space, Jessica is passionate about helping people suffering from addiction onto a new path. Jessica is from Southern California. She’s a certified yoga teacher, loves gardening, and is studying to be a nurse.

Shannon Feeney

Director of Human Resources and Finance

Mirza Miljkovic

Head Chef

Mirza brightens the treatment experience at Wasatch Crest with his worldly cuisine and gregarious nature. Mirza learned to cook over twenty years ago in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where he is originally from.

He's spent the last twenty years in Utah, where he spends his free time fishing, hiking, and hunting. Mirza keeps a rotating menu at Wasatch Crest, so clients rarely eat the same dish twice. His signature paella is renowned among Wasatch Crest staff, clients, and alumni. Mirza enjoys being surrounded by the mountain landscape and working with the caring and friendly team at Wasatch Crest.

Lauren Colvin

Lead Medical Technician and Recovery Advocate

As the lead medical technician at Wasatch Crest, Lauren orders and distributes client medications, arranges medical labs for clients, and transports clients between doctor’s appointments.

As a recovery advocate at Wasatch Crest, Lauren serves as a role model to clients by sharing her own recovery experiences with them, connecting them to a recovery community, and guiding them in supporting their overall wellness. She loves teaching clients the skills that she’s learned throughout her own journey to long-term sobriety

Lauren has served as a chapter lead for Young People in Recovery (YPR) in Park City. She also attended the University of Utah where she completed her general studies. Fascinated by the relationship between the brain and addiction, Lauren intends to return to school to study neuroscience.

Lauren is passionate about the connection and support that Wasatch Crest’s staff and family have for each other. She’s also inspired by the transformation that clients make from broken and lost when they arrive at treatment, to empowered with a newly discovered purpose and hope for their future when they leave Wasatch Crest.

Lauren grew up in Park City and loves everything Utah has to offer. She enjoys outdoor activities including camping, hiking, and snowboarding. Her Australian cattle dog, Karma, accompanies Lauren on all of her adventures. She also has two children who are her world.

Lauren is obsessed with solving puzzles. Rubik’s cubes, riddles, and logic puzzles are just some of her favorite brain challenges.

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David Jay

Lead Recovery Advocate

David is dedicated to enhancing clients’ treatment experiences and supporting them on their recovery journeys. He enjoys seeing clients develop a passion for recovery and change their lives for the better. In recovery himself, David strives to be a positive example for people struggling with addiction. He is currently attending Substance Use Disorder Treatment Training (SUDC) to become a certified drug and alcohol counselor and eventually a therapist. He lives in Heber with his wife who is a nurse. Together, they enjoy hiking, camping, spending time with family, art, music, and cooking.

Gena Givens

Recovery Advocate

Gena works with clients on the night shift, helping with client medications, resident rounds, and tidying up. Gena loves being a part of so many people’s journey to sobriety. Even though individuals come to Wasatch Crest to find positive influences and healing, Gena believes that the clients provide their own inspirational impacts on the staff through their courage and strength.

Gena’s kind spirit extends to animals of all kinds, which she enjoys adopting and providing a home to. She is also a mother.

Derek Wollschleger

Recovery Advocate

Emily Busby

Recovery Advocate

Abigail McDonald

Uinta Recovery Advocate

Madison Banks

Uinta Recovery Advocate

Jeremiah Haubert

Facilities Manager
As Facilities Manager at Wasatch Crest, Jeremiah works to help make people feel safe and comfortable during their treatment experience. A Wasatch Crest graduate, he understands that addiction treatment can be scary, so he does his best to make Wasatch Crest feel like a home away from home for clients.

Jeremiah draws on his experience as a Maintenance Supervisor with Vail Resorts as well as his bachelor’s degree in food service management from Johnson & Wales University. Throughout his studies and career, Jeremiah has learned how to effectively manage and anticipate individuals' needs and desires, in addition to keeping them calm during intense situations.

Jeremiah grew up competing in rodeos, riding his horses on mountain trails, hunting, fishing, and rebuilding cars. He’s lived and worked all over the country, including Orangeville, PA, Charleston, SC, Charlotte, NC, Miami, FL, Atlanta, GA, San Diego, CA, James Island, SC, Bloomsburg, PA, Park City, UT, Los Angeles, CA, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Ocean Beach, CA, Austin, TX, Berwick, PA, Emigrant, MT, and Heber City, UT.

Rosa Barriage

Housekeeper

Rosa has worked at Wasatch Crest for over seven years. Overseeing the maintenance of Wasatch Crest’s residences, she creates a warm, welcoming, and clean environment for clients to heal. Rosa has several years of experience working in residential, commercial, and hospitality settings, including maintaining high-end homes in Park City.

Rosa loves laughing with clients and helping them practice their Spanish. She often brings her little dog named Gordo to work, who soaks up all the attention from the Wasatch Crest clients and staff.

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