Mary Davis – Chief Operating Officer (Foothills & Otter Creek Academy)- M.Ed.
Mary has a Bachelor degree in social work and received a Master of Science in Correctional and Juvenile Justice studies. She also is certified in Juvenile Sexual Offending counseling. Mary came to us after working over 14 years with the state. During her time she worked abuse/neglect investigations with DCBS. She also worked with DJJ youth who were on probation and those who had been committed. In 2013 Mary moved to the position of Executive Director of Programs for both Otter Creek and Foothills Academy.
Lee Parrigin – Executive Director – M.Ed. LPCC
Lee has a Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development from Lindsey Wilson College. Lee is also a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI), Certified Group Counselor and has experience in Cognitive Behavioral Trauma Focused Therapy. Lee has over 15 years experience working with at-risk youths.
Brent Reichenbach – Treatment Director – MA, LPCC
Brent has obtained his Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Eastern Kentucky and is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. He is in the process of completing his Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) and has obtained Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI). He has experience in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Parent Child Interaction Therapy and Client Directed Outcome Informed Therapy. Brent has been working with at-risk youth for more than 10 years.
Michael Hardin – Director of Daily Operations
Michael has over 9 years experience working with at-risk youth.
Richard York – Director of Daily Operations –
Richard has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Eastern Kentucky University. He is a Certified group counselor and has a Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI) certification. He has 8 years experience working with at-risk your and has a Masters of Education in Counseling and Human Development from Lindsey Wilson College. He is also pursuing licensure in Mental Health Counseling.
Mary Taylor – Administration
Mary has been working at Foothills since it opened in 2002.
Gary L Baker – Director Human Resources
Gary has 35 years experience in Human Resources and Finance. He received his Graduate Degree in Banking from Louisiana State Univeristy in 1992 and his Bachelors Degree in Pre Law from the Univerisity of Kentucky in 1982. He has been with Foothills Academy since 2008.
Brian Tompkins – Training Coordinator –
Brian is a Graduate of Volunteer State Community State College with an Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies. He is also a Graduate of Somerset Community College with an Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice and A Graduate of Bethel University with a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice. Has been at Foothills Academy since 2015
David Cook – I.T. Manager
He has been working in IT for 20+ years and has been with Foothills since 2015.
Doug Perkins – Intake/Case Manager
In addition to 22 years of experience as a probation and parole officer, Doug has a BA degree from Eastern Kentucky University in Business Administration.
Tammy Parrigin – Counselor – M.Ed. LPCC
Tammy has a Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development from Lindsey Wilson College and is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI), Certified Group Counselor, Cognitive Behavioral Trauma Focused Therapy, and a Juvenile Sex Offender Therapist (JSOTP). She has 10 Years experience working with at-risk youths.
Jennet Hollars – Counselor –
Burgess Brown – Counselor –
Rebecca Hammond – Counselor –
Stephanie Gallagher – Counselor – M.Ed, LPCA
Stephanie has a Bachelors in Human Development and Counseling and a Masters of Education in Counseling and Human Development from Lindsey Wilson College She has experience working with drug and alcohol. She is currently working toward certification as a LCADC as well.
Darlene Conover – Counselor – M.Ed, LPCA
Darlene has a Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development with a specialization in Mental Health from Lindsey Wilson College. For over 30 years she has enjoyed working in the field of counseling/human service. During that time, she has work with non-profit community mental health agencies, providing counseling, service coordination for high-risk children/youth, Independent Living Skills classes and a Transitional Living program for youth in care of the state. Darlene worked for the KY Cabinet For Health and Family Services, Division of Regulatory Childcare, providing licensure, regulatory inspections and investigations for childcare programs in 30 southeastern counties. Darlene is currently a LPCA and becoming a Licensed Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor.