Ashley’s Board of Directors is a passionate and energetic group of individuals committed to sustaining our co-founders’ legacy of healing with dignity. Our Board is led by Chairman David Nassef. David is an experienced business person, a passionate Ashley advocate and a skilled leader. Ashley’s Board is comprised of individuals with diverse professional backgrounds. Our Board is a working Board that focuses on governance and management issues while providing guidance and strategic oversight.
Rebecca J. Flood
President & CEO
In more than 4 decades of experience in the health care industry, Becky Flood has demonstrated expertise in program development, clinical oversight, business development and fiscal management. As Vice President of Treatment Services at Seabrook in New Jersey, where she served for 26 years, she oversaw the organization’s residential treatment programs and the planning of specialized treatment for women, adolescents, and individuals with co-occurring disorders. While serving as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of New Directions for Women for over 14 years, her expertise was used exclusively on issues relating to women of all ages, pregnant women in any trimester, and women with dependent children affected by addiction. As President and CEO of Ashley Addiction Treatment, Becky will have a central role in guiding Ashley to adapt and evolve to meet the ever growing addiction and mental health epidemic. Ms. Flood earned her Master’s degree in Human Services from Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, is a Nationally Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (NCAC II), Board Registered Interventionist 2 (BRI II), and a Licensed Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC). Additionally she has always been committed to giving back to the field and has given of her time, talent, and treasure by serving on boards, providing training at national conferences, and serving as a CARF surveyor. She currently serves as a member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) Board, TRIAD Addiction Recovery Services Board, and President and Co-Founder of the Women’s CEO Global Alliance (WCEOG); a behavioral health rountable.
Senior Vice President, Operations
Richard Przywara, MPA, CFRE was most recently Executive Director for the West Chester University Foundation, responsible for a $50 million capital campaign and $6 million in annual fundraising and leading a $250 million revitalization project of the student residence halls. Prior to serving in this role, Rich was the general manager of the Department of Special Service for New Castle County, Delaware where he supervised a staff of over 450 and managed an annual operating and capital budget exceeding $100 million. He has also served as the Associate Dean for Alumni and Development at Widener University School of Law in Wilmington. He is a former YMCA Executive Director and Director of Development for YMCAs in MD and DE. He received his B.A. in Criminal Justice and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Delaware.
Bernadette Solounias, M.D.
Medical Director Emeritus
Dr. Solounias joined Ashley in 1995. She was previously associated with the Division of Drug and Alcohol Abuse at University of Maryland Hospital where she directed the Alcohol and Drug Consultation Service, and also taught medical students and psychiatric resident physicians. Dr. Solounias is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatrists, the American Society of Addiction Medicine and the Maryland Psychiatric Society. She is a speaker on the topics of dual diagnosis and women and addictions. She earned her M.D. at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and did her residency in psychiatry at the University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Medicine. Her undergraduate and master’s degrees are in nutrition from Cornell University. She is board-certified in psychiatry and also certified in the sub-specialty of addiction psychiatry.
J. Gregory Hobelmann, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Greg Hobelmann currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Ashley Addiction Treatment. In this role, he oversees the medical and nursing staff for both the inpatient and outpatient clinics. He previously served as a staff psychiatrist after completing his psychiatry residency at Johns Hopkins. He has also completed an anesthesiology residency and pain medicine fellowship at Johns Hopkins in 2006 and has a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His treatment interests include addiction and chronic pain. Prior to arrival at Ashley, he worked as an interventional pain specialist.
Mark Hushen, O.S.F.S.
Chief Mission and Legacy Officer
Father Mark Hushen has been with Ashley since 2007 and brings a wealth of experience in the areas of 12 Step spirituality and alcohol and drug addiction treatment. He is a Catholic priest, a recovering alcoholic and addict, and served as the President of Ashley for 10 years. Prior to joining Ashley, he served as the Director of Clinical Pastoral Care at Caron Treatment Centers in Pennsylvania. He received his B.S. from Penn State University, State College, his Master of Divinity from De Sales School of Theology, and his M.A. in counseling from The Catholic University of America.
VP of Support Services
Dan has been with Ashley since 2006 and has over 30 years experience in health care facilities management. Prior to joining Ashley, he was Director of Facilities Services at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. Dan has a B.S. in management from Goldey-Beacom College. He has been a board member for the professional organization, Chesapeake Area Society for Healthcare Engineering for the past 10 years. In his role as Vice President of Support Services, Dan oversees maintenance, grounds, housekeeping, safety, security, communications, transportation and food services.
Tom Haller, SHRM-SCP
Vice President of Human Resources
Tom has been with Ashley since March of 2011 and has over 33 years of HR experience in various HR roles. Prior to joining Ashley, Tom was the Director of Consulting for the HR Team. Tom has also worked in Pharmaceuticals, Defense Contracting, and held executive HR positions at both GE Capital and IBM. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland (summa cum laude) and a Master’s of Arts degree in Education and Human Development from George Washington University. In his current role at Ashley, Tom and his team oversees the entire HR function.
Director of Business Development
Alex started working at Ashley in 2009 as a Patient Care Coordinator and has since held several roles including Director of Alumni Services and later Director of Clinical Outreach. In his current role of Director of Business Development, he now oversees Intake, Clinical Outreach, Utilization Review, Communications, and our Patient Care Coordinators. Alex received his undergraduate degree from University of Baltimore in Health Systems Management with honors. His association with Ashley started in 2003 when, at age 20, he was a patient in our program. Alex has remained in recovery and is an active member of the local recovery community. He is passionate about using his personal experiences and 10+ years background in the industry to help ensure that patients, families, and referring professionals feel cared for and appropriately served at the intake and discharge stages of treatment.
Charlotte Meck, RN, B.A., CARN, CHP, CPHRM
Director of Corporate Compliance, Quality and Risk Management
Charlotte has been with Ashley since 2001. She has over 40 years of experience in healthcare. Prior to joining Ashley she was the Director of Emergency Services at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and Harford Memorial Hospital. Charlotte has a B.A. in Health Care Management from Ottawa University and is a Certified Addictions Registered Nurse (CARN), Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP) as well as a Certified Professional Healthcare Risk Manager (CPHRM). In her role, Charlotte oversees the organization’s licensure, accreditation, quality initiatives and clinical risk mitigation. She also serves as the HIPAA Privacy Officer.