About Our Leadership Team
Meet the people leading WellPower into our bright, innovative future.
Dawn Davenport, PhD
Vice President, Child & Family Services
Dawn has worked for WellPower for over a decade, and in her current role, she oversees Child & Family Services. She reports to Chief Operating Officer Kristi Mock, LCSW, and is located at Dahlia Campus for Health & Well-Being.
Heidi Eastman, LCSW, CPRP
Vice President, Rehabilitation Services
Heidi Eastman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience in mental health and recovery services. She is the Vice President of Rehabilitation Services at WellPower, overseeing programs such as 2Succeed in Education and Employment.
Jay Flynn, JD
Vice President, Adult Recovery Services
Jay Flynn oversees WellPower’s services delivered to over 7,000 people at a time. His responsibility spans access to services, outpatient and case management services at the Recovery Center and outpatient services at Wellshire Behavioral Services, as well as an array of residential and housing services and the Walk-in Center.
Vivian Hernandez, SHRM-SCP
Vice President, Human Resources
For nearly 20 years, Vivian Hernandez has focused on “bringing the Human back to Human Resources.” Hernandez spent 10 years at Op2Work, most recently as the Chief People Officer, and is known for creating and leading high-functioning teams that are mission-driven and value-aligned.
Vice President & Chief Engagement Officer
Michael Niyompong joined WellPower in 2018. He oversees the organization's philanthropy and fundraising; communications and marketing; external relations, community engagement and strategic partnerships; and public policy and advocacy functions.
Jody Ryan, MD, FRCPSC, ASAM-Certified
Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
As Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Jody Ryan oversees medical providers, including nursing and pharmacy and continues to have clinical time, seeing patients, as well as serving on the organization’s Executive Management team.
Leslye Steptoe, PhD
Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusiveness
As Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusiveness, Dr. Steptoe is primarily responsible for the design and implementation of an evidence-based approach to cultural competence at WellPower.
Wes Williams, PhD
Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Dr. Wes Williams joined WellPower in 2007 and now serves as vice president and chief information officer. In 2020, Wes was awarded the Colorado CIO of the Year Corporate ORBIE, honoring chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership.