In Jim’s early career he worked as a professional forester over most of the state of Florida. In that role he spent time as a forest ranger fighting wild fires and later as the manager of all forest fighting crews in Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Brevard counties. Jim moved on to work for a private company where he was responsible for managing over 100,000 acres of forest land. In that capacity Jim and his team planted over 50 million pine, cypress and eucalyptus tree seedlings. As a professional forester Jim received numerous awards, most notably national field forester of the year by the Society of American Foresters.
Jim received his Bachelor of Science from Florida State University and his Master of Science from Utah State University. As a life time surfer, Jim can found on his off days on his board waiting for the next wave.
Frank comes to the Beachcomber with a successful 37 year career in high technology, culminating with his early retirement from the Intel Corporation after 28 years as a manager, marketing professional and strategic product planner. He traveled extensively around the world meeting with PC and cell phone manufacturers to discuss designing their products using Intel semiconductor chips. As a strategic planner, Frank worked on a number of Intel products helping to define features for Intel’s latest PC processors.
Frank has an undergraduate degree in Applied Mathematics / Computer Science from Florida State University, and a Masters of Business Administration from the Leeds school of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Frank is the Director of the Boynton Beach facility. He works closely with the families and individuals that are considering the Beachcomber for their preferred treatment facility. He is also the Chief Technology Officer for the Beachcomber ensuring smooth operation of systems and hardware, including our web pages and other outreach activities.
Eric graduated Florida State University with a degree in sociology. Before joining The Beachcomber, Eric interned with four different substance abuse treatment centers, including an adolescent center and a primary mental health center.
As the Assistant Operations Director, Eric works closely with the families and individuals who are considering the Beachcomber as their preferred treatment facility. He makes it his goal to ensure that his grandfather’s legacy continues to flourish.
Born and raised in sunny Florida, Eric has a deep love for the ocean and spends much of his free time fishing, kayaking, and catching a few waves.
Born in White Plains, New York, Chris grew up in Coral Springs, Florida. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University. Some of Chris’s hobbies include going to the gym, fishing, tennis, and attending and participating in AA events. He has two rescue Greyhounds named Zoe and Riley.
An alumnus of The Beachcomber, Pam Day has over 25 years of health and sobriety. She remains active in her 12-Step fellowship, and is a familiar face around the rooms of recovery.
Before joining The Beachcomber IOP, Pam was Director of a Girl Scout camp in Jupiter, Florida for almost ten years.\
With over 25 years of corporate management, project management, and corporate training experience, Jeff is an asset to the Beachcomber team. He started as a counselor intern at Beachcomber residential in January of 2015 before moving into his current full-time position June of 2015. Jeff uses his cumulative experiences to better help those seeking recovery and a new chance at life.
Born in Virginia, Jeff served in the United States Marine Corps, then resided in South Jersey for 15 years before relocating to Florida in 2001. Jeff’s passion is working out at the gym.
Before turning his attention to a career in addiction therapy, Jonathan worked extensively in the field of print and online publishing. Working for such publications like The Village Voice in New York City, Jonathan became well regarded within the journalistic community of the northeast.
Originally from Elkridge, Maryland, Jonathan came to Florida in 2012 seeking recovery. In his free time he enjoys performing recovery poetry and classic poems by Edgar Allen Poe.
As a boy, Michael graduated from Monsignor McHugh Elementary School, later attending Pocono Central Catholic High School, and graduating from Pocono Mountain High School. Michael attended Palm Beach State College and graduated from Gold Coast School to become a Real Estate and Mortgage Broker. He was also a Chairman of the Township of his home town, appointed to the Environmental Advisory Council and Local Fire Department Board.
Michael grew up in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. In his free time, he enjoys bike riding and gardening.
Born in Cambridge, MA, Chloe has been living in Florida since she was five years old. She currently resides in Boca Raton with her Maltese-Yorkie mix, Lily. In her free time, Chloe enjoys stand-up paddle boarding, going to the gym, and spending time with family and friends.