Caron Executive Leadership

Doug Tieman
President and CEO

Mr. Tieman has been the President and CEO of Caron Treatment Centers since 1995. Under Mr. Tieman's direction, Caron has taken leadership roles in treating addiction in young adults and adolescents, sponsoring research, and participating in national conferences on addiction and recovery. Caron has developed, and provides, gender-separate and gender-specific treatment in both its adolescent, young adult and adult programs, from primary through extended care. He also established regional treatment facilities in Boca Raton, FL and Dallas, TX; along with regional offices in Philadelphia, New York City, Boston, Washington, D.C. and Bermuda. Since Mr. Tieman joined Caron, its revenue has grown more than six-fold.

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Kristine Bashore
EVP/Chief Administrative Officer

Ms. Bashore oversees Human Resources, Training, Facilities, Information Technologies and Strategic Planning and projects for 880+ Caron employees.  She also served as interim Chief Marketing Officer for 2012-2013 fiscal year.

Since joining Caron in 2000, Ms. Bashore has overseen the expansion of staff from 265 to 880+ employees.  During her tenure, Caron’s retention rate dramatically improved by more than 40%.  She has led numerous organizational process improvement projects and teams.


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Michael S. Early
Chief Clinical Officer/ Executive Vice President

Mr. Early oversees Caron Treatment Centers' comprehensive drug and alcohol addiction services, and manages the development and implementation of Caron's treatment programs, including Caron’s cutting-edge age and gender specific programs. Mr. Early’s career spans more than 35 years in the field of chemical dependency treatment. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers, and has had leadership roles in various state and national certification and training programs.

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Patrick Feeley, CFRE
Chief Development Officer/Executive Vice President

Mr. Feeley has 20 years experience in fundraising and management, and currently oversees development (fundraising), which generates in excess of $10 million annually, as well as alumni relations. In addition, Mr. Feeley will be responsible for the upcoming fundraising campaign that will expand Caron’s treatment services, and assist in the continuation of furthering its mission of “helping more people…better.”


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John L. Henry
Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

John Henry is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Caron Treatment Centers. He is responsible for brand management, marketing, advertising, business development, public relations, social media and call center operations for the U.S. He is also a member of the organization’s Leadership Committee.


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Mylene Krzanowski
Executive Vice President of Regional Advancement

As Executive Vice President of Regional Advancement, Ms. Krzanowski oversees Caron’s current regional offices – New York, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Bermuda, and Boston and works to advance Caron’s strategies, which will help to continue growing patient referrals and fundraising revenue through the regional offices. She is also responsible for the development of new offices, with the next one being Atlanta scheduled for 2013. In addition, Ms. Krzanowski oversees Student Assistance services that Caron currently provides to 493 schools in 15 states and the District of Columbia.

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Joseph K. Lauginiger, CFRE
Senior Vice President/Special Assistant to the President

Mr. Lauginiger has over 40 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector. He began his career with the Boy Scouts of America in 1973 where he spent fourteen years. In 1987, Mr. Lauginiger joined Caron Treatment Centers, and was the Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer, where his responsibilities included development (fundraising) and alumni relations that generated in excess of $10 million annually. Mr. Lauginiger currently serves as Senior Vice President and assists the President with special projects.


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