Sunrise RTC Names New Executive Director
Brad Simpson has been with Sunrise RTC for 15 years, six and a half of which as Executive Director. He proudly announces his acceptance to be the Director of the newly instated Bachelors of Social Work program and assistant professor at Southern Utah University. Brad will stay on at Sunrise leading training, DBT oversight, and research. He is excited to remain a part of the family and pass leadership to someone with the best intentions for Sunrise RTC.
Brad and the team at Sunrise Residential Treatment Center are pleased to announce the promotion of Amanda McNatt to Executive Director. Amanda has worked at Sunrise for eight years in many roles within the program. Most recently, Amanda served as Senior Residential Director. When this news was announced to the leadership team at Sunrise RTC, Amanda spoke not of herself, but of the quality of professionals on the Sunrise team. Amanda stated with a huge smile, “The strength of Sunrise is in its people. We have amazing leaders in all departments and fantastic therapists, mentors and teachers. I am excited to continue working with them in my new role and to build upon the excellence of Sunrise.”
About Amanda’s transition to Executive Director Brad states, “Amanda has many great relationships within the team and is well connected. She is well organized, professional, a true servant leader, and is passionate about the care offered to our families and students. With having begun as a residential mentor, she understands the critical pieces of the work we do and has a passion for helping everyone she comes in contact with to become more effective and establish a life worth living, true to our fully integrated DBT model. She will maintain and build upon the high quality of treatment in which Sunrise is known.”
Please join Brad and the Sunrise team in congratulating Amanda McNatt on her new position.
About Sunrise RTC
Sunrise is a residential treatment center for adolescent girls ages 13-17 aimed at uncovering the academic, social and emotional potential of girls who have been held back by emotional or behavioral struggles. Sunrise combines the warmth of a home, the safety and clinical expertise of a residential treatment program, and the community access of a transition program.