Our Team

We believe all who engage with us become a member of the Meraki community of change makers. Our one of a kind learning experiences and premier resources, and transformative consultation are provided by Institute Leaders, Expert Faculty, and Specialized Trainers.

Leadership Team

Okpara Rice, MSW


Tanager Place

Jennie Null LMFT, RPT-S

Learning & Development Mgr

Tanager Place

Tonya Hotchkin LMFT, RPT, CTRP-C

VP Clinical Services

Tanager Place

Expert Faculty

Maggie Hartzler LISW, CTRP-C

Director of Clinical Services

Tanager Place

Emma Harding, LMFT

School Based Program Manager

Tanager Place

Joella Gerber LISW, RPT

Outpatient Clinical Manager

Tanager Place

Andrew Beer Ph.D. LMFT, RPT-S

Outpatient Therapy

Ascent Therapy Group

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Ashley Deason, BA

Marion Jacobs, MS

Robin Hoffman, LMSW