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Frank Cid

Founder and CEO

In September of 2009, Frank Cid vowed to change the face of the substance abuse treatment industry. In an area of healthcare where quality care was not the standard, he…

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Shannon Cid

Executive Director

Shannon Cid has her Bachelor’s in Zoology, and was a Pre-Med student at North Carolina State University. Shannon has her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University and…

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Dr. Lisa Tomsak

Medical Director

Lisa Tomsak has served as the exclusive Medical Director for the Royal Life Centers family since 2016 – a trait that is rare in the industry, as many medical directors…

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Natalie Buchanan

Nurse Manager

​Natalie Buchanan is the Nurse Manager in Royal Life Centers at Spokane Heights. Natalie is a Washington-native, born and raised in Puyallup, Washington. Natalie earned her Bachelors of Arts in…

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Janine Jones

Nurse Manager

Janine Jones is our hardworking nurse manager at our detox center in Lacey, Royal Life Centers at The Haven. Janine is an LPN herself, and has been motivated to help those struggling with mental…

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Bien Nguyen

Physician Assistant

Bien Nguyen is our Physician Assistant in Royal Life Centers at Puget Sound. Bien holds a graduate degree from Chamberlain University as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. Originally born in…

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Chhorn Pho

Physician Assistant

Chhorn Pho is a Certified Physician Assistant at Royal Life Centers at The Haven. Chhorn enjoys caring for guests of all ages, encouraging lifestyle modification and practicing preventative medicine. With…

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Montsho Corppetts

Physician Assistant

Montsho Corppetts, MPAS, PA-C is an established and highly skilled physician assistant with over 14 years of clinical experience. He joined Royal Life Centers’ medical team in 2017. He completed…

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Deborah Bledsoe

Nurse

Deborah Bledsoe is one of our amazing nurses at Royal Life Centers in Prescott, Arizona. Debbie earned a bachelors degree in nursing, as well as a bachelors degree in business…

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George Gillis

Nurse

George Gillis is one of our fantastic nurses in Royal Life Centers at Spokane Heights. He has been part of the Royal Family since 2016, joining us with thirty-two years…

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Brian Ward

Nurse

Brian Ward has been an RN at Royal Life Centers for over two years. Brian enjoys helping people in their recovery journey by recommending healthy habits, such as exercising and…

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Stephanie Busch

Nurse

Stephanie Busch is one of our amazing nurses in Royal Life Centers at Spokane Heights. She has been a registered nurse for 12 years. Originally from Salt Lake City, Utah,…

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Jennifer Carte

Nurse

​Jen Carte is one of our amazing and caring LPNs. Jen brings over ten years of nursing experience to our guests in Royal Life Centers at The Haven. She has…

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Sarah Wachlin-Perumal

Nurse

Sarah Wachlin-Perumal is one of our caring nurses. Sarah earned her Bachelors Degree in Biology from Texas A&M and then went on to become a licensed LPN from NCTC in…

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Danile Nachampassak-a

Nurse

Dani Nachampassak-A is one of our amazing and caring nurses. Originally from the Hawaiian Islands, Dani believes that living the Aloha way has provided her with a diverse environment and…

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Lisa Johnson

Nurse

Lisa Johnson is a Registered Nurse at Royal Life Center in Sumner, WA. She holds a B.S.N degree from Southern Illinois University and a M.S.N degree from Pacific Lutheran University…

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Kenneth Pimpleton

Clinical Director | Royal Life Centers WA

Kenneth Pimpleton is 59 years-old from Monroe, Louisiana. He has been in the Seattle area since July 1997 after visiting his uncle during Sea Fair a few years prior and…

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Kippy Jones

Clinical Director of RLC at Spokane Heights

Kippy Jones has been in the substance abuse counseling field for 12 years. Kippy has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Services from Whitworth University, and is currently working towards her…

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Teresa Rorie

Program Director | Royal Life Centers WA

Teresa Rorie has been working in the substance use field since 2008 and has a bachelor’s in addiction studies. She is currently the Program Director of Spokane Heights and Cascade…

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Melissa Tarasoff-Hood

Director of Corporate Relations

Originally born and raised in New Jersey, Melissa Hood got sober in 2011 and began working in field of addiction treatment shortly thereafter. Melissa is committed and driven to helping…

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James Oliver

Program Director | Royal Life Centers at Puget Sound

James Oliver is our Program Director in Royal Life Centers at Puget Sound. James is a Washington State native who has worked in the behavioral health treatment field for the…

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Yolin Tapia

Director of Operations

Yolin Tapia holds key experience in case management and providing vital support to guests, assessing needs, recommending best next steps, and counseling on significant transitions. Her expertise lies in successfully…

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Rick Rorie

Therapist

Rick Rorie is one of our esteemed therapists in Royal Life Centers at Cascade Heights. Rick has worked in the field of chemical dependency since 2008. His interest in the…

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Jamie Sparber

Therapist

Jaime Sparber is an SUDPT in Royal Life Centers at Spokane Heights. Jamie was born and raised in Spokane, WA. She started out by obtaining her AA degree from Spokane…

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Emer Simpson

Therapist

Emer Simpson is one of our amazing and caring therapists in Royal Life Centers at Spokane Heights. Emer entered the field of Chemical Dependency treatment in 1998 and became licensed…

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Tasha Wayne

Therapist

Tasha Wayne started her journey in the chemical dependency field in 2015, before graduating from SFCC in 2018. Tasha began her practicum at Royal Life Centers in April of 2016,…

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Brian Henry

Therapist

Brian Henry is one of our amazing therapists in Royal Life Centers at The Haven. Brian works closely with our tribal members in treatment and is a White Bison, group,…

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Johnny Lewis

Therapist

Johnny Lewis is one of our therapists in Royal Life Centers at The Haven. Johnny is a licensed chemical dependency professional who has worked in the field since 1989 and…

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Rhonda Rosenlof

Therapist

Rhonda Rosenlof, a native to the Pacific Northwest, is one our dedicated therapists at Royal Life Centers at The Haven. Rhonda has worked in the substance abuse/recovery field since 2015…

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Leslie Dodd

Therapist

Leslie Dodd has been one of our most revered therapists in Royal Life Centers at The Haven since 2017. Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, Leslie earned her Master's in…

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Luis Medina

Therapist

Luis Medina is one of our caring and understanding therapists. Luis brings his own personal experience in overcoming addiction to help relate and guide his guests. Luis has been part…

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Amelia Sohler

SUDP, MHC

Amy Sohler is our Licensed Mental Health Professional in Royal Life Centers at Puget Sound. With 30 years in the field, Amy Sohler holds two master's degrees, one from the…

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Sam Thompson

Director of Billing

Sam Thompson has over 30 years of experience in substance abuse billing. Sam is also a registered nurse, and an extremely valued member of the Royal Life Centers family. Sam…

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Michael Taylor

Chief Financial Officer

Michael Taylor has over ten years of expert experience in controller and finance management and five year's experience in banking. Michael oversees all Royal Life Centers finance and accounting practices,…

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Maria Mollica

Executive Office Manager

Maria Mollica has been a crucial part of the Royal Life Centers team for ten years. With a BS in Criminal Justice from St. John’s University in Queens, NY, she…

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Kelsey Kulick

Executive Assistant

Kelsey Kulick is the executive assistant to the owner and CEO, Frank Cid, at Royal Life Centers. She provides high-level administrative support for the company and its top executives on…

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Joe Firicano

Director of Property Management

Joseph is a Boston native who has been with Royal Life Centers since 2015. He lends 20+ years of construction experience. He has been a superintendent in the union, along…

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Gina Firicano

General Manager

Originally born and raised in New Jersey, Gina has been part of Royal Life Centers since 2012 and has since been an integral part of operations and management. Gina is…

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Arianna Kosoglou

Director of Digital Marketing

Arianna Kosoglou heads the marketing department at our Corporate Headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida. Originally from Philadelphia, Arianna studied Advertising with an emphasis on Art Direction at Temple University.…

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Jennie Penchia

Office Manager + HR Rep | Eastern Washington

Jennie is our office manager for both Royal Life Centers at Spokane Heights and Royal Life Centers at Cascade Heights. She brings her experience and management skills to keep our…

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Christina Magdaleno

Office Manager + HR Rep | Royal Life Centers AZ

Christina Magdaleno is our positive and energetic Human Resources rep at our facilities in Prescott, Arizona. Christina has been an active member in recovery since 2016, and has been part…

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Vladimer Ford

BHT Supervisor | Royal Life Centers AZ

​Vladimer Ford is our caring and passionate BHT supervisor at Royal Life Centers in Prescott, Arizona. Having recently celebrated four years in sobriety himself, Vladimer brings guests his first-hand experience.…

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Spencer Newman

Executive Chef

Spencer Newman is our beloved executive chef in Royal Life Centers at Spokane Heights. Spencer has been sober for over six years, and has always loved to cook. Spencer's passions…

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Jonathan Winkler-Hood

BHT Supervisor | Royal Life Centers at The Haven

Jonathan Hood is our BHT Supervisor in Royal Life Centers at The Haven. Jon brings many years of experience to leading teams. His caring nature always gains the respect of…

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Mimi

Guest Safety and Security Expert

Mimi is our newest staff member, tasked with the extremely important responsibility of making sure our facilities are alcohol and drug-free at all times. She is expertly trained in sniffing out narcotics…

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