Who We Are

Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It's about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers.

Robin S. Sharma

Patrick Brennan

Founder, Executive Director


As the Founder of H.E.A.L, Patrick brings his 10+ years of nonprofit experience. He has volunteered in the Hospitality and Public Relations departments of local affiliate Rebuilding Together Philadelphia, along with being a member of their major fundraising and events committee. H.E.A.L is personal for Patrick. A family member battled this disease for 10 years died during a relapse. He hopes this organization will help all those affected by addiction, including family and friends, to heal and build a healthier lifestyle.

Regina Medora

Development Director


Regina brings her working experience to H.E.A.L's team, with a background in Hospitality and Event Planning. She graduated from Immaculata University with a degree in Public Relations & Journalism. H.E.A.L is personal for Regina, as she has lost two friends who struggled with this disease. She is striving to help H.E.A.L effectively execute its mission.

Andrea Topa

Program Director


A recent graduate of Cabrini University, Andrea has a background in Information Science and Technology. She hopes that H.E.A.L helps the community come together to bring guidance and healing to those reaching out for a steady hand.

Kristen Welsh-Martin

Outreach Director


Kristen brings her years of personal experience with addiction. Her fire to help those affected comes from a personal losses of friends and family. Her experience will only add to the vision and mission of H.E.A.L. She hopes that everyone we help will spread the word about what we do.

Raul Sanchez

Rehabilitation Director


Raul is a Certified Recovery Specialist, bringing his experience in mental health, first aid, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation to H.E.A.L's team. He has worked for Philadelphia's New Creation Rehabilitation Center and volunteered as an emergency medical technician. Currently, Raul is finishing up his degree in Psychology. He hopes to facilitate healthy coping to those brave enough to admit they need the help.

Mallory Allen

Volunteer Art Therapist

Mallory was a board member and volunteer for the Arts of Snohomish in Washington state for several years. She has loved ones who have suffered from addiction and has been instrumental in their recovery process.