Executive Director Heather Greko, MA, LPC, CAADC, CCS, ADS, worked at Our Hope Association from 2009-2010 and is returning now in a new capacity after spending a number of years at Salvation Army's Turning Point Programs where she began as therapist, was promoted to Operations Manager and then Executive Director. Heather holds a Master's degree in counseling from Western Michigan University. Professional credentials include Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Certified Clinical Supervisor, specialized in Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Trauma Informed Care. Heather says, "I am very passionate about helping individuals struggling with Substance Use Disorders. I want to empower women to holistically heal and support them in person-centered recovery. Our Hope is a wonderful resource for these women." Heather is, "eager and excited to rejoin Our Hope! This is a beautiful program that makes such a powerful difference for individuals, families, and communities!".
Bruce Baker, MD, CMRO, ABAM Attending medical school at Michigan State University and completing residency at Duke University Medical School, Dr. Baker brings with him over 30 years of epxerience as a practicing physician. Drawing from experience in Anesthesiology, Occupational Medicine, and Addiction Medicine throughout West Michigan, he brings a thorough and rich understanding of addiction and methods of treatment. A board certified Addictionologist, he is also certified to treat opioid dependence using Suboxone. A medication passed by the FDA in 2003, Suboxone treatment is at the cutting edge of addiction medicine.
Aaron Greene, MPAS, PA-C Aaron is a native to Michigan, growing up in Petoskey and now living in Caledonia with his wife and three children. He studied Health Sciences at Grand Valley State University prior to obtaining his Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at Massachusetts College of PHarmacy and Health Science in 2008. He has extensive experience in addiction medicine and chronic pain management. He has a focus dedicated to compassionate patient care and education in respect to the opioid epidemic that is experienced throughout our country. Aaron currently sees patients at West Brook Recovery Center, Our Hope Association and outpatient Suboxone clinics throughout Northern and West Michigan. He enjoys spending time with his family at the lake and takes full advantage of all that Michigan has to offer outdoors.
Our Hope is supported by a dedicated group of staff members, including clinicians who are Master's Level Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors licensed in substance abuse and mental health therapy.