Leadership Team

About Our Leadership Team

Meet the people leading WellPower into our bright, innovative future.


Carl Clark, MD LI4
President & Chief Executive Officer
After joining WellPower (previously Mental Health Center of Denver) in 1989, Dr. Clark became the Medical Director in 1991 and then the Chief Executive Officer in 2000, and in 2014, he also became the president.


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 Medical Officer Jody Ryan, MD, and is located at Dahlia Campus for Health & Well-Being.

Heidi Eastman

Heidi Eastman, LCSW, CPRP LI4
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 LI4
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.


James Greer, MBA LI4
Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
James is responsible for leading the day-to-day operations at WellPower, ensuring that we are operating as efficiently and effectively as possible for the people we serve. He oversees human resources; training; risk management; procurement; HIPAA security; quality systems, real estate and compliance.  


Vivian Hernandez, SHRM-SCP LI4
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.


Michael Niyompong LI4
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. 


Angela Oakley, CPA LI4
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Angela Oakley is the Chief Financial Officer at WellPower, overseeing the organization’s accounting, finance, contracting/payer strategies, consulting services and accounts receivable 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.

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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 LI4
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.