our team

Management Team 2

Leonard Kincaid, LCDC, LPC, MBA

Executive Director



Leonard Kincaid is co-founder and executive director of Houston Recovery Center. His experience in the field of addiction and mental health spans more than 30 years. His diverse background of clinical work and program administration has been a tremendous value to the center. Educated in Texas and Mississippi, Kincaid has a Master’s in Business Administration, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor.

Kincaid currently serves on several boards supporting individuals experiencing mental health issues and addiction, including Texas Recovers, Network of Behavioral Health Providers, and Crisis Intervention Houston. He also is co-founder and chair of Houston Recovery Initiative, a coalition formed in 2010 to implement a recovery-oriented system of care (ROSC) model for Houston. 

Management Team 3

Gina Bryan, LP, MBA, CTTS

Director of Intake and Opioid Services



Gina Bryan has been in paramedicine for 34 years, in clinical research (data, regulatory, and administration) for 15 years, has worked with juveniles in detention, and adults on probation for seven years. She has a BS in Anthropology, a Master’s in Business Administration, and is working on completion of her RN degree.

Gina believes that finding and living a passionate life is transformative in the face of substance misuse, ignites our spirit, and and gives us a sense of purpose as a driving force.

Management Team 4

Susana Deltoro, MS, LPC, LCDC

Director of Clinical Services



Susana Deltoro is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) with more than 10 years of experience in the recovery and mental health field. She also is a professional member of the American Counseling Association (ACA). She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and holds a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from the University of the Southwest. Susana’s professional experience in recovery dates back to 2007 with the Council on Recovery. Knowing she had found her true calling in counseling, Susana joined the Houston Recovery Center team in May 2013.

“Being humble is recognizing that we are not on earth to see how important we can become but to see how much difference we can make in the lives of others.” -Gordon B. Hinckley

Management Team 5

Sheri Jackson

Program Manager, Project Reach



Sheri joined The Houston Recovery Center October 2018. She began her career with the State of Texas serving more than 30 years at various State agencies (Board of Pardon and Paroles, Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Texas Workforce Commission, and Health and Human Services Commission). Her areas of expertise include developing and implementing programs, providing technical assistance and training, managing grant funded programs, and auditing State-directed behavioral health and human services programs. Sheri also has a talent for cultivating professional relationships and forging local, state, and community partnerships. Sheri formerly worked 22 years as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor.

Management Team 6

Elisa Dreghorn

Senior Development Director



Elisa joined Houston Recovery Center as senior development director in May 2019 to oversee the agency’s fundraising efforts from community sources through outreach to foundations, corporations, and individual donors. Throughout her development career, she has raised funding for causes close to her heart, including mental health, the arts, and education. Elisa graduated from Austin College with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts and earned her Master of Arts in English Literature from University of Houston. She has called Houston home for more than 25 years, is most proud of her family and three sons, and believes in practicing compassion and kindness every day.

Management Team 7

Suzanne Jarvis, MPH

Director, Data and Program Analytics



Suzanne Jarvis previously held the position of Executive Director for Living Forward Alliance where she developed and led an awardwinning personal growth and re-entry program for incarcerated women in addiction treatment. Working in the criminal justice system, she saw how social stigma, limited funding, and lack of public policy negatively impacts underserved populations in recovery and switched professional efforts to support new criminal justice initiatives for individuals with substance use disorders.

She volunteers for the Houston Recovery Initiative as the Recovery Advocacy Committee Chair. Her most recent advocacy project is a documentary called Generation Found. Her role as Associate Producer helped lead the Houston community in making and funding the film. Created by Greg Williams, director of The Anonymous People, Generation Found tells the story of Houston’s unique community support and programs for youth and family recovery. Suzanne presented with Greg Williams at the 2014 American Public Health Association National Conference on the impact of films on public health. In October 2016 she was awarded the Distinguished Advocate award by the Houston Chapter of the Texas Association of Addiction Professionals.

Suzanne has a BA in Psychology from Franklin and Marshall College and has an MPH in Healthcare Management at the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health. She is an avid cyclist, enjoys CrossFit, travel, and the arts.

Connect with Suzanne on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/suzjarvis

Management Team 8

Celina Lilly

Manager, Accounting



Celina Lilly was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia. Lilly is responsible for the accounting, budget and grant management functions of the organization. Her experience spans 20+ years including audit, healthcare management, not-for-profit, third-party reimbursement and consulting. Ms. Lilly has spent the last three years nurturing children experiencing trauma in CPS as a licensed foster parent. She loves to travel and is a football fanatic. She’s excited to be a member of the Houston Recovery Center team and looks forward to being a part of the continued growth and success of the organization.

Management Team 9

Debra Villanueva

Manager, Human Resources



Debra Villanueva has 14 years of experience in the workforce development system. This experience has provided her with the knowledge and tools it takes to maintain a strong human resource department and professional organization. She is able to identify and serve the needs of people from various socioeconomic backgrounds. Debra has the compassion and the building blocks it takes to make a difference in Houston. She is excited to become a member of the Houston Recovery Center team, and she looks forward to providing her knowledge, tools and sense of growth for the success of this organization.

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