Meet Our Team
Experience Meets Compassion
Our team is composed of exceptional, highly experienced professionals who are passionate about helping others overcome challenges in an effective, caring environment. We work together as a family to provide you with a safe, comfortable, thorough treatment experience that will stick with you long after you leave.
Management & Administration
Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Budge began his business career while in college in 1976 with Jamison Bedding and Furniture, Inc., his family’s fifth-generation, 130-year-old manufacturing firm. As a recovering alcoholic with 31 years of continuous sobriety, though, Budge decided to enter into the addiction treatment industry in order to help those who face similar challenges to his own.
He is grateful to a loving and faithful God whose grace helped him overcome an addiction, restore his life and ultimately blessed him with a wonderful family. Budge and his wife, Candy, have been married for 29 years, have three children and live in Palm Beach County, Florida. In his free time, he is an avid photographer, backpacker, fisherman, scuba diver and tennis player.
A graduate of the Florida Institute of Technology, Pete has decades of experience implementing IT and secure data systems, both here in Palm Beach County and around the world. His role at ACHIEVE is to ensure that our data systems provide maximum benefit to the professionals, clients and families that we serve. Having been a Bible teacher for years at a local halfway house, Pete is pleased to play an active role in ACHIEVE’s Christian faith-based program.
Pete and his wife Linda have been married for 36 years. They live in Jupiter, Florida, and are blessed with three married sons and five grandchildren.
Admissions & Business Development
John serves as ACHIEVE’s Admissions Coordinator and holds the primary responsibility of being the first point of contact for a pending client. He provides consultation and guidance and coordinates all transportation arrangements. John has been in recovery for four years and has truly found his purpose in life. His desire and willingness to work diligently in recovery has enabled him to develop a foundation for long-term sobriety.
John has seen what can happen in a person’s life when they are willing to give up the fight. Through the fundamental program values instilled in him early on, John is able to share his gratitude, experience, strength and hope with each prospective client and their family.
Colin Bradley has committed his career to helping provide the best addiction treatment to patients and their families. Colin began his career as a Behavioral Health Technician in 2011. Over the last five years, Colin has gained an extensive knowledge of the treatment industry and is trained in multiple different roles; from Housing Supervisor to National Business Development. As Achieve’s National Business Development representative, Colin has had the opportunity to develop knowledgeable working relationships with behavioral health professionals nationwide. Colin has struggled through addiction and alcoholism. Because of this, Colin has vowed to give client’s and their families the same opportunities to improve their lives has he was given. The same services that ultimately saved his life.
Justin Lombardi serves as ACHIEVE’s Business Development Representative and comes from a wealth of knowledge in addiction recovery and personnel management. Before joining his ACHIEVE family in Florida, Justin is originally from New York. Growing up with two brothers and with a large family presence in the area, Justin has always had a keen sense of being able to see the best for others and help them achieve it.
After some life-altering experiences, Justin began struggling with addiction. What quickly became clear while getting himself help was that Justin heals best while helping others, which is what brings him to us today. Justin has been helping others in various treatment programs and institutions since he began treatment. This revelation during his own troubled times has led him to his career path and personal sobriety. His pride in his family keeps him motivated and focused on helping people get through their darkest moments while being living proof that others can also overcome their own struggles.
Dr. Emilio Duboy is a board-certified psychiatrist and medical doctor with 31 years of experience in the field of addiction and treatment recovery. As ACHIEVE’s Chief Medical Director and Psychiatrist, he is responsible for evaluating and assessing all patients, prescribing medications, testing urine and documenting medical records of all clients.
Dr. Duboy graduated from Loyola University’s pre-medical program in 1979 and the Universidad Central Del Este medical school in 1984. He is currently affiliated with Hanley, Ambrosia, Columbia Hospital, Good Samaritan Medical Center and Saint Mary’s Medical Center.
William Shlifer serves as ACHIEVE’s Clinical Director and is the primary architect and developer of the clinical components and educational pedagogy found within The ACHIEVE Treatment Model®. Will’s primary responsibilities include supervising the clinical staff, developing and maintaining the clinical curriculum, ensuring that all objectives and goals within the agency are met and facilitating the optimal care for our clients and their families.
Will is in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction, and, as such, has an immense passion for helping people who are struggling from the same condition.
Being a Florida native, Jenna completed her BA in psychology and BS in criminal justice at the University of Central Florida and her Master of Social Work at Florida Atlantic University. She is also trained in anger management, parenting education, court mandated clients and group and individual therapy.
In her free time she loves to travel, but her favorite time spent is with her one true love, her dog whom she treats like family. Jenna’s passion and dedication for her work are evident as she continues to treat ACHIEVE Behavioral Healthcare clients with the sincere desire to help guide them to a better way of life.
Philip Enders was born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Central Dauphin High School in 2005. Philip was an involved member in youth in government, played on his high school soccer team, and was a dedicated member of the swim team. Philip is a member of Calvary United Methodist church in Harrisburg, PA. Pursuing a degree in Business Administration, Philip attended college at High Point University in North Carolina. As a brother in Delta Sigma Phi, he was named Chaplin for his fraternity and was involved in their philanthropy, raising money for the American Red Cross.
Having worked in the treatment field for over three years, he is able to apply his work-related experience and extensive knowledge surrounding the disease of addiction to his education. Philip has completed his CAC and start at Florida Atlantic University for Social Work. Philip plans to continue growing through higher education and advanced trainings and seminars focused in diverse treatment modalities, DBT, and Relapse Prevention. Philip is certified in CPR, infection control, and aggression control. In his personal life, Philip also struggled with alcoholism. In his free time, Philip enjoys painting, playing bass guitar, and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers.
ACHIEVE Programs & Housing
Karen is a registered and licensed dietitian and nutritionist with a master’s degree in public health and is currently in private practice in Boca Raton, FL. She is the owner and president of 2001 Nutrition Services, Inc., a company that provides education, teaching and counseling in all areas related to nutrition. For more than 20 years, Karen has specialized in numerous areas related to nutrition. She is the author of a cookbook, Delicious Nutritious Spa Recipes, and a program for large corporations to help lower their health costs, Superitis, A 5-Star Plan For Better Health.
Richard Jones has more than 40 years of experience representing hospitals, physicians, not-for-profit mental health facilities, and other healthcare providers in contract matters, licensure matters, Medicare and Medicaid programs, and general healthcare litigation. He has extensive experience in the medical-legal aspects of the healthcare practice and all aspects of licensure and medical staff matters from both the physician and hospital perspectives, including peer review matters.
Jeffery is assisting ACHIEVE through the process of obtaining Occupational Zoning, City of Delray and Palm Beach County Business Tax Licenses (BTR) Licenses and completing our 65D30 policies and procedures manual. Additionally, Jeffery will assist us in developing and implementing instruments for internal audits and accountability.
VXIT Services of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, is ACHIEVE’s technology partner. VXIT provides outstanding proactive support, maintenance and administration for all of our workstations and network devices, network and cloud services and software applications. In addition, VXIT has designed ACHIEVE’s IT systems and processes to be secure, protected and compliant with HIPAA and HITECH requirements according to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009.