Daria Wendkos

Program Director

Daria Wendkos

Daria carries more than a decade of experience working in the recovery field. She received her Associates Degree in Human Services from Saddleback College and also earned a certificate in Alcohol and Drug Studies. In addition, her education was enhanced by studying at Chapman University. She is a registered CATC-II and Registered CADAAC counselor who has worked in alternative sentencing and as a lead case manager. She is able to connect with clients in a unique and effective manner, understanding the social and mental conditions they are affected by. Her heart is set on detox, guiding clients through the journey to recovery.

Kristen McKnight

Chief Executive Officer

Kristen McKnight

Kristen is the Chief Executive Officer and one of the founding members of Artemis Hill Recovery, Inc. Kristen is responsible for the daily operational leadership of our company. Kristen’s passion for recovery and her personal and professional experience help guide our dedicated staff of trained professionals. She began her career in recovery as a nurse specializing in detox treatment. It was there, while helping clients through the difficult, yet essential, first steps toward recovery, that her vision for Artemis was born. Kristen’s commitment to providing quality of care in a safe and nurturing environment continues to inspire our clients and staff, and serves as the foundation for Artemis' mission.

Patrick Moretta

President of the Board of Directors

Patrick Moretta

Patrick is one of the founding members for Artemis Hill Recovery Inc. He has worked as a public school educator and administrator for over 40 years and is also a dedicated pastor. His experience in education has been utilized to manage the highly trained team at Artemis Hill. He has helped develop a world class, client-centered, and employee-focused business. He has seen several families affected by the consequences of addiction, but also experienced joy through recovery. As a son of a father and stepfather affected by alcohol addiction, he has experienced first-hand the damaging effects of addiction on the family. He turned to God for help and eventually learned about addiction, looking to help those turn their lives around. Patrick is also available for pastor services, whether to talk or for prayer.

Lizzy Green

Chief Financial Officer

Christie Duran

Assistant Director of Marketing

Joe Leary

Compliance Officer

Jeff Green

Facilities Manager