Our Team

We are researchers, trainers, designers, developers, coordinators, and support specialists helping others protect what matters most. We value relationships, so get to know us! We would love to meet you.

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Meet Our Team

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David Rosengren Ph.D.
President and CEO

Evaluation | Program Development | Training

David is a licensed clinical psychologist who wrote the book on Motivational Interviewing (seriously, look it up - Building Motivational Interviewing Skills: A Practitioner Workbook).  

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Ray Daugherty
Co Founder

Management | Program Development | Research

For Ray, designing and delivering Prime programs is a huge puzzle he loves to work. If not for family, friends, and photography, he might just keep working all day.

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Charlie Crouch
Vice President Finance and Operations

Management | Operations

Charlie has seen and printed it all – from TWYKAA Kid to Version 9. He and his shih tzus run headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky, when they aren’t out taking pictures.

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Ejna Mitchell
Vice President Programs, Trainer

Management | Program Development | Training

Ejna has lived the PRI mission since she was 21 (so not that long). When not on the road training, she spends time with her husband and 3 children.

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Michelle Stephen
Director of Training and Development, Trainer

Training

Michelle pilots programs and planes, traveling widely for work and for fun. She’s great at offering support and advice to instructors because she has done it all!

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Derek Jorden
Partner Relations Manager, Trainer

Program Development | Training

Derek tells the Prime For Life story across the country. He has 2 sons, 2 dogs, 2 cats and spends most of his day trying to figure out how to fit them (plus his wife) on 1 bicycle.

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Mark Nason
Alcohol Research Analyst 

Research | Training

Mark finds the facts that shape our programs, and translates them so the rest of us can understand. He relaxes at the farm, in the mountains, or on the ocean.

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Kathleen Boggs
Financial Assistant

Operations

Kathleen keeps the books that keep us and our clients on track. She has a mind for numbers and numbers on her mind...along with 4 kids and all their sports.

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Jo Marie Lammy
Operations Manager

Operations

Jo Marie makes sure all our events run like clockwork. She enjoys getting to meet so many people through her headset and only wants to be strangers once!

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Diane Padgett
Administrative Analyst 

Operations

Diane keep the office moving – from database management and reporting, to website updates and client support. If there’s something we need, we ask Diane.  

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Desmond Banks MPH, Ph.D.
Research Analyst

Research

Desmond does the digging, seeking out new research and exciting opportunities for Prime programs to make a difference...all from his rocking chair.

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Rita Dykstra Ph.D.
Research Director

Research

Rita is an expert on taking research and turning it into practice. She evaluates all PRI programs and still finds time to roast marshmallows with her husband and 4 children.

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David Guinnip
Director of Software Development

Media

Our programs are interactive and media-rich because David is up all night building them that way. His motto: Keep calm and Bleed Blue. Go CATS!

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Mike O'Bryan
Creative Director, Media Producer

Media

Mike is the brain behind the brand. His creativity shines in all our programs and materials. He loves using design to make a difference. 

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Jamee Smith
Communication Manager

Communications

Jamee adds the polish to our materials and the messages to our social pages. Her workspace overlooks a yard full of ducks and chickens. 

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Rosa Barrón
Operations Assistant, Contract Trainer

Operations | Training

From teaching to translating Prime programs, Rosa can do it all! We also hear rumor that she's a pretty good cook.

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Meet Our Associates


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Blair Beadnell Ph.D.
Consultant

Research

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Theresa B. Moyers Ph.D.
Consultant, Developer of the MITI

Research

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Carlo DiClemente Ph.D.
Consultant, Co-Developer of the Transtheoretical Model

Program Development

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Craig Anderson
Contract Trainer

Training

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Katya Boltanova
Contract Trainer

Training

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Stephanie Boyd
Contract Trainer

Training

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Colleen Carter-Lunceford
Contract Trainer, Contributing Writer and Copy Editor

Program Development | Training

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Renee Eady
Contract Trainer

Training

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TJ Eisenberg
Contract Trainer

Training

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Wanda Greene
Contract Trainer

Training

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Alan Lyme

Training

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Allen “Mac” McGahee
Contract Trainer

Training

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Jay Pedelty
Contract Trainer

Training

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Mala Pritchard
Contract Trainer

Training

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Larry Walton
Contract Trainer

Training

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Ashli Watts
Contract Trainer

Training

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Cindy Watts
Contract Trainer

Training

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Robert Skrodenis
Video Production Assistant

Media

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Magally Smith
Spanish Translation Specialist

Program Development

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Melanie Snyder
Prime Coach, Technical Support Assistant

Media | Training