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santa rosa, california

Jonathan

Maintenance Operations 

707.849-5155

Jonny ensures that the furniture stays assembled and the houses remain upright with a never ending to-do list of maintenance requests!

Nick

assistant manager

Redwood

co-ed

nick just celebrated one year of sobriety!

He loves rock climbing, hiking, and wearing sandals with socks

nate

(AKA "Dutch Crunch")

Sober Living house

manager

old ranch

co-ed

nate has lived at pura vida for over a year and been a manager for 6 months

he is a dad, a role model for his residents, and loves

white t-shirts

nate's sister works for pura vida too!

Amber

Sober Living house

manager

Redwood

co-ed

Amber has lived at Pura Vida for a year now

She takes her recovery very seriously, and was an obvious choice for this position when it became available

We feel very lucky to have her on the team

THE

dream

TEAM

RYAN

Sober Living house

manager

creekside

men's

Ryan has lived at Pura Vida for over 2 years now.

 

He worked his way up from Resident to house manager.

Ryan also took it upon himself to grow a vegetable garden for the house!

Linzey

Sober Living house

manager

Robinson

women's

Linzey has been with pura vida since 2018.

when she first moved in to our home as a new resident, she mentioned that she hopes one day she could be a leader as a house manager...

 

we're so lucky!

Jose Valencia

Sober Living Operations Manager

jose does a little bit of everything at pura vida. he has been a resident, assistant house manager, driver, and now operations manager. He gives tours, facilitates intakes, and oversees all of our house managers

Soon he will be hanging our graduate house as well

jose leads by example but is also a lot of fun and has tons of energy. He uses the principles of recovery in his daily life and at work

Fun fact:

Jose has been our driver for over a year now. He likes to give his vehicles names. Our new van is named "pearl"

TJ

Sober Living house

manager

Royal Gorge

men's

TJ was previously the assistant manager at our creekside men's home

 he is extremely involved in his program of recovery and is  a great example for his residents

he is also an engineer!

kirsten

Sober Living house

manager

Townview

women's

kirsten has lived at pura vida since 2018.

she has been a resident, assistant manager, and  manager of two pura vida homes

her gratitude and positive attitude are contagious and she runs a great women's home

Chris Jackson

Sober Living coordinator

Mentor

Chris is our newest hire at Pura Vida Sober lIving. He works with Jose to oversee sober living operations and also manages and facilitates our new mentor program.

he is a former resident and manager for pura vida

Fun fact:

Chris is a registered substance abuse counselor and used to work at Pura Vida Recovery services

ben pahlavan

general manager

707.879.8432

ben@puravidasle.com

alex

wignall

chief operations officer