Donna has been part of the Palm Desert Recovery Center team since our opening. She first worked with us as a consultant and in September 2016 she accepted the position of Program Director. Donna’s work history provides us with a rich background in business management, organizational development, and substance abuse counseling.
Her first career was with a major telecommunications firm where she held significant management responsibility in business management, human resources, quality process management and business controls. Also, she was president of D.M. King and Associates, a business management consulting firm, after retiring from the telecommunications field.
Donna entered the field of substance abuse 8 years ago. She has run treatment programs both in Laguna Beach and Palm Springs. Donna has a personal understanding of the disease of substance abuse. She draws on that understanding and her educational background in substance abuse to assist others on their road to recovery.