Meet Our Staff
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Stuart Smith is the CEO of Central Recovery (CR), the parent company to SSRS and CRP. Since founding CR in 2003, Smith continues to lead its vision and strategic direction towards excellence in addiction and pain recovery services and published materials.
Smith has been active nationally in a number of organizations focused on healthcare and recovery issues including serving as Board Member for Faces and Voices of Recovery, a leading recovery advocacy organization.
Jeff has over seventeen years of experience in entertainment and marketing. Prior to Central Recovery, Speich was a senior agent at Creative Artists Agency, an entertainment, and sports agency based in Los Angeles and was the Managing Partner at Bespoke Growth, an entertainment services consulting firm.
Chief Financial Officer
Lynn Baumann has thirty-five years experience in the accounting field, working with both private and not-for-profit companies. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and is licensed by the State of Florida as a Certified Public Accountant.
Sr. Vice President of Business Systems
Josh Koop has over 15 years of experience within the behavioral health field and has been with Central Recovery (CR) since early 2005. In his current role, he oversees web properties, web and business analytics, and business process architecture for CR and its subsidiaries. In his off time, Koop is a husband, avid golfer, and a father to twins.
Jennifer Mutz is a multimedia specialist with a background in digital development, video editing, social media and marketing content development. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Media Studies. Before pursuing her career with Central Recovery in 2017, she was a multimedia journalist for a CBS affiliate in Amarillo, TX.
IT & Project Management
Director of Information Technology
James Bishop has served as Director of Information Technology since May 2015. Since 1984, he has worked for a number of corporations, both public and private, and he has served in various capacities, from entry level to management. Bishop holds a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Computer Information Systems from Northern Arizona University.
Senior Network Engineer
Bill Peiffer has been working for Central Recovery since September 2003. He currently works in the IT Department where he handles network infrastructure, including firewalls, virtual private network (VPN), switches, door access systems, security cameras, and Mac servers. On the side, he loves owning and maintaining a 180-gallon saltwater aquarium.
In Memory Of
Bob Gray, Senior Vice President of Communications for Central Recovery and Publisher of Central Recovery Press (CRP), worked in the addiction and mental health field for over twenty years. He helped develop the Basic Text of Narcotics Anonymous (NA), directed the strategic marketing and communications policies for Central Recovery. He also proudly served as a founding member of the Executive Committee of the Board of the Foundation for Recovery, Inc., and guided Central Recovery Press to be a recovery company first and a publishing company second. Gray was much loved and will be remembered for his sense of humor and his dedication to recovery.