Our Team

We believe that solving addiction is within our grasp. But it will require massive amounts of imagination, innovation and entrepreneurship.

We reject the idea that America’s most intractable health crisis can’t be solved.

We’re using the tools of business and the private sector to transform what we think and do about the disease of alcohol and drug addiction.

In pursuing our mission, we remain focused on creating lasting value for our partners.

Our commitment is to world-class quality in everything we do. Those suffering from addiction deserve no less.

Kevin Kirby

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Kevin is a long-term addiction survivor. A successful business executive, his experience with the disease led him to dedicate the rest of his life to this cause. He leads Face It TOGETHER by championing innovation and relentlessly pursuing world-class results.


Jim Sturdevant

Chief Operating Officer

Jim has more than 36 years of experience in private, public sector and nonprofit leadership.  Building and nurturing relationships has been a career-long theme. He plays a senior leadership role in areas including strategic planning, business development, operations and evaluation. 

Jane Ingalls


Jane is a longtime business executive charged with spearheading Face It TOGETHER's launch and long-term success in Denver and beyond. Her focus is on building and growing sustainable revenue and forging high-value partnerships with leading employers, healthcare and others.


David Whitesock

Chief Innovation Officer

David leads the development of our digital and data strategies, driving the vision and process for understanding the application of technology to peer-based addiction management services, capturing meaningful data and demonstrating addiction wellness and the social impact of our model.


Steve Schwartz

Chief Revenue Officer & President, FIT Health

Steve brings 35 years of sales, marketing and strategic planning expertise to Face It TOGETHER with a range of experience from start-up to Fortune 100 firms. He's focused on generating revenue by building relationships with key customers nationwide, including health insurers, employers, prospective affiliates and others.


Erika Batcheller

Chief Communications Officer

Erika provides leadership and vision for our strategic corporate, internal and external communications. She leads brand management, digital, marketing and PR strategies to deepen engagement with stakeholders.


Kristen Goettsch

Senior Evaluation Scientist

Kristen manages our comprehensive evaluation program, leading its design, overseeing data collection and directing research analysis. She also leads our development and academic training initiatives.


Teresa Kaltenbach

Midwest Operations Manager

Teresa brings more than 25 years of experience in accounting, business and management to her role as Midwest Operations Manager. She ensures our operations run smoothly, handles accounting and provides executive-level support to our team.

Dave Jansa

Director of Addiction Management Training

Dave oversees the development, improvement and delivery of Face It TOGETHER's Addiction Management Training and Certification program. He also leads our loved one coaching initiative.

Tim Ryan

Director of Business Development

Tim uses his experience in business, sales and marketing to communicate the value of addiction wellness and build meaningful partnerships with employers and other supporters.

Joe Henkin

Community Relations

Joe is a longtime business leader and branding expert. He focuses on building strong relationships in the community with our many stakeholders, including leaders in the business and social sectors.

Ruth Krystopolski

Strategic Advisor

Ruth is a nationally recognized expert in strategic and operational aspects of the healthcare industry throughout the country. As a strategic advisor for Face It TOGETHER, she leverages her health care expertise to guide our work with health care systems, health plans and other industry stakeholders.


Charlie Day

Co-Founder (Retired)

Charlie is a lawyer, CPA and national health care finance expert. He embraces his role as a thought leader and high-level strategist. Charlie previously served as a senior finance executive in a large integrated health system, tax partner in a Big 8 accounting firm and start-up entrepreneur.