Paul Scudo, Executive Director
Start Date: 2016
Paul Scudo was named Executive Director in October of 2016. He previously served as Step Denver's Director of Programs bringing extensive expertise and experience in the addiction recovery community, coupled with a 27-year career in senior management for leading global hospitality companies. Prior to Step Denver, Paul worked at the University of Colorado's CeDAR Addiction Treatment Facility. Paul is in recovery from the disease of addiction and was homeless for two years as a consequence of his addiction. Now a locally recognized recovery leader, he serves on the Board of the Colorado Providers Association and is Co-Chair of the Peer and Family Specialist Certification Board that credentials peer coaches in the areas of Substance Use Disorder, Mental Health and Family Support.
Stephanie Landree, Assistant Executive Director
Start Date: 2018
Stephanie Landree became Step Denver's Director of Vehicle Donations in February of 2018 and was promoted to Assistant Executive Director in July of 2019. She has worked in the nonprofit sector for more than 12 years, and in senior management for large retail operations for more than 25 years. Stephanie has extensive business development and operations experience, previously raising revenue via vehicle donations and gala events for one of Colorado's largest nonprofits. She utilizes her strong connections to the community and partnerships with other local nonprofits to advance the mission of Step Denver.
Meghan Shay, Director of Fund Development & Marketing
Start Date: 2019
Meghan Shay joined Step in March of 2019 as the Director of Fund Development and Marketing. She is a Certified Fundraising Executive with more than 15 years of experience supporting mental health and addiction recovery. Meghan previously served as Chief Mission Advancement Officer for a large behavioral healthcare nonprofit in Florida before joining her local police department and office of the mayor as Public Information Officer. While at the PD, Meghan established an Amnesty with Treatment Partnership for individuals struggling with addiction. The program has since helped more than 250 people and has been emulated in multiple cities and counties across the U.S.
Vincent Turnbull, Director of Vehicle Donations
Start Date: 2008
Vincent Turnbull is a graduate of Step 13 (now Step Denver) and has served the organization in multiple roles over the course of ten years including Intake Coordinator, Executive Assistant to Bob Cote, and Director of Operations. Vincent became the Director of Vehicle Donations in July of 2019.
Patrick McNamara, Director of Programs
Start Date: 2013
Patrick McNamara became a resident of Step 13 (now Step Denver) in April of 2012. He was hired as the Evening Facility Coordinator in October of 2013 and was promoted to the position of Recovery Support Manager in 2015. He earned his certification as a Colorado Peer and Family Specialist in 2017 and assumed the role of Director of Programs in January of 2018. Patrick serves on the Colorado Providers Association Peer and Family Specialist Certification Board that credentials peer coaches in the areas of Substance Use Disorder, Mental Health and Family Support.
Board Development / Board Orientation
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Finance & Administration
Program / Program Planning