Meet the Staff

Meet the caring and compassionate staff at Sierra by the Sea.

Leadership Team

  • Valerie M. Kading, DNP, MBA, MSN, PMHNP-BC - Chief Executive Officer
  • Rachel Olson - Chief Financial Officer
  • Jordan Turner, DO - Medical Director
  • Tanya Desloover, MFT - Clinical Director
  • Ashley Mansfield - Program Director
  • Mertis Shearry, RN, BSN - Director of Nursing
  • Lauren Ovando - Associate Director of Admission
  • Zachary Seach - Director of Utilization Review

Recovery is fueled by hope and courage and an exploration of the underlying factors such as trauma. Our treatment driven by compassionate and trauma-informed care provides the foundation of recovery and healing.

– Valerie M. Kading, DNP, MBA, MSN, PMHNP-BC, Chief Executive Officer
Marks of Quality Care
These accreditations are an official recognition of our dedication to providing treatment that exceeds the standards and best practices of quality care.
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)