Our Leadership

Our leadership team brings decades of experience to our organization. We are driven in all that we do by the life-changing care our treatment teams provide and ensuring that help reaches more people in the throes of addiction and co-occurring disorders. We strive to build a culture of excellence, compassion, and growth that allows our teams to thrive and our clients to build incredible lives in recovery.

Meet Our Leadership

Joel Strulovics

Managing Partner

Janice Vaysberg, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

William Wilder, BSW, CADC

Chief Marketing Officer

Vaun Williams, Psy.D., LPC

Chief Operating Officer

Nicole L. Piechowski, CPRS

Vice President of Marketing

James Miller

Vice President of Admissions

David McGarry

Vice President of Business Development

Joe Ilcus, MBA, MSHA

National Compliance Director

Chaim Strassman, MPA

Director of Human Resources & Talent Acquisition

David Szarka, MA, LCADC

Director of Mental Health Services

Ryan Smith

Manager of Business Analysis

Rachelle Vargas

National Alumni Director

Mariya Kelly Klimko, MBA


Abigail Sugrue

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Understanding Aliya Health Group's Leaders

At Aliya Health Group, we believe that leadership is about more than just holding a title or position. It’s about embodying our values and leading by example. Our team is committed to creating a positive impact in the lives of those struggling with substance use and mental health disorders.

Our leaders dedicate their careers to helping individuals overcome addiction and find lasting recovery. With years of experience in the field of mental health and substance abuse treatment, our team brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our organization and the behavioral health field as a whole.

From the C-Suite to our respective treatment facilities, each of our leaders set the tone for our organization by promoting a culture of compassion, understanding, and growth. We lead by example, demonstrating integrity and dedication in everything we do.

Our Compassionate Team Members

At Aliya Health Group, our team is passionate about providing comprehensive and evidence-based treatment for individuals struggling with addiction and mental health disorders. We understand that each person’s journey to recovery is unique, and we tailor our approach to meet the specific needs of each individual.

Our clinical team consists of licensed therapists, board-certified physicians, certified addiction counselors, and other trained professionals who work together to provide personalized care for our clients. We believe in a holistic clinical approach to treatment, addressing not only the physical aspects of addiction but also the underlying emotional and psychological factors.

In addition to our clinical staff, we also have dedicated support staff who work tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure that our clients receive the best possible care. From admissions coordinators to case managers, our team is here to assist and guide you through every step of the recovery process.

Start your recovery journey today.