All Kinds of News for October 09, 2019
New Vision Wilderness is excited to welcome Leah Madamba, as the Chief Operating Officer for the New Vision Wilderness Division. By creating this new position, New Vision Wilderness demonstrates its commitment to quality programming by adding a 20-year veteran to the team.
During Leah's career, she has worked as a wilderness field instructor, wilderness therapist, program director, and clinical leader and innovator for several nationally recognized programs. Most recently, she has been leading the national efforts of the Potomac Programs In-Home team (formerly known as Vive Family Support Program). Drew Hornbeck and Steve Sawyer, co-founders of NVW, are thrilled to have Leah join their team. Drew Hornbeck, CEO of NVW, said, "With the development of this position, we are doubling down on supporting our families and team." Leah's role will include oversight of the Wisconsin and Oregon programs and the development of new locations.
"My heart has always been in the wilderness. Returning to Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare with such a talented group who is mission-driven is a dream come true," said Leah. "I look forward to supporting Andrew Scott and Kaci Sapinski in their roles as Executive Directors."
Leah lives in Asheville, NC, with her husband and two children. When she is not working, you can find her reading a book, in a hot yoga class, or spending time outside with her family.
About New Vision Wilderness Therapy (NVW)
NVW serves preteens, teens, young adults and families in three (3) U.S. locations: the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin, the majestic Cascade mountain range of Central Oregon and the lush Nantahala National Forest of North Carolina. NVW is a specialty wilderness therapy treatment program that is clinically intensive, highly specialized and trauma-informed. To learn more, go to www.newvisionwilderness.com or contact Admissions at 855-689-8326.