We create connections
By being human driven and technology supported, we connect people and systems for the better.
We are tireless allies on a mission to make accessing mental health care easier than ever before.
Chad launched Care Solace in 2017 with the mission to break the barriers to accessing mental health care. After a personal struggle with mental health and addiction, Chad discovered his purpose: to be of service to those who are struggling. He earned his MBA from the University of Southern California and with his decades of business experience and leadership, Care Solace has doubled in size each year as we broaden our reach across the nation to help people in need.
Anita steers the growth and development of Care Solace. With her deep commitment to equity and extensive experience in building sustainable cultures and infrastructures at organizations including Operation HOPE, Salary Finance, Occidental Petroleum, Chase, and American General Insurance, Anita plays a vital role in helping us reach even more people in need. She is a Cultural Anthropologist and obtained her degrees from the University of California Santa Barbara.
Chris is responsible for making technology decisions that impact our current and future operations. He sets the technical vision and ensures our engineering resources and software are aligned with the needs of our business and our communities. Chris brings over 25 years of product and software development experience to Care Solace and is determined to use technology to make access to care easier and faster than ever before.
As a former Superintendent of San Diego County and the Santa Ana Unified School District, Dr. Castruita has been a dynamic force in the field of education for over 40 years. His accomplishments in school reform have been recognized throughout the educational community, garnering him numerous awards and accolades for his dramatic reform efforts and for raising student achievement in low-wealth school districts.
John connects people and services to ensure communities thrive. He progressed from humble beginnings to serving as the CEO of TCG Group Holdings LLP. Dedicated to taking action and improving the lives of others, John brings his relationships with leaders from across the nation, deep knowledge of financial strategy, and experience with various charities benefiting underserved communities to Care Solace.
Jon dedicates his life to helping others. After losing two brothers to drug addiction, Jon founded Natural High, a nonprofit organization that prevents addiction, celebrates recovery, and empowers youth. He also serves as a chapter chair of a global leadership community and is a board member of several organizations dedicated to helping others. Jon has led a successful career in the alternative investment sector and brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to Care Solace.
Kelly is proud to assist individuals in their greatest time of need while advocating for larger systemic change. She oversees our 500+ Care Coordination team as they navigate the complex systems of care and implements our triage program for high-risk individuals. Prior to Care Solace, Kelly provided intensive case management and therapy services in a number of settings, including nonprofit and public agencies, schools, and homeless shelters.
As a third generation Licensed Social Worker, Vivian has dedicated the past decade to eliminating barriers to care. Prior to Care Solace, she coordinated care for patients in both medical and psychiatric inpatient settings in Alabama and South Carolina. At Care Solace, Vivian leads our growing Care Coordination team and is honored to help connect clients across the nation to mental health care providers and resources.
Catherine brings over a decade of experience in the mental health field to Care Solace. She connects individuals and families with mental health or substance use issues to the services right for them and helps ensure our team is running efficiently. Prior to Care Solace, she worked in community mental health as a child and adolescent therapist and was a part of the clinical team for child welfare in Nevada.
Cari oversees our coordinator and intern team, with a focus on improving outcomes in challenging cases and building greater cross-collaboration between departments. Cari was one of Care Solace’s first interns and accepted a permanent role after completing her graduate program in marriage and family therapy.
*Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, AMFT135501, supervised by an LMFT