New Hope Ranch - Our Team

Our Team

An Experienced Team of Compassionate Leaders

Cameron Bolish, M.Ed.
Regional Chief Executive Officer

Cameron arises each morning to win the day and identify opportunities to sharpen his mental toughness, visualize success, overcome failures, and focus on setting and achieving goals. While enhancing his situational awareness and looking for the good all around us, Cameron continually moves forward in the pursuit of happiness, never taking one moment of life for granted. After multiple years dedicated to fostering a successful platform in educational leadership, Cameron strategically transitioned into healthcare administration with Acadia Healthcare serving as: Director of Admissions, Director of Business Development, Corporate Manager of Managed Care and Chief Executive Officer. As of June 2020, Cameron left Acadia Healthcare to further his leadership journey with Discovery Behavioral Health, currently serving as the Regional CEO for Texas SUD overseeing New Hope Ranch (a substance use disorder treatment facility) located in Manor, Texas, and PaRC (Prevention and Recovery Center) in Houston (a multi-level of care treatment facility for adolescents and adults). Cameron is currently pursuing his PhD in organizational leadership focused on healthcare administration. Cameron and his wife, TJ, are the proud paw-rents of two little puppies, Zella and Zeppelin.

Lara Offenburger PA-C
Chief Operating Officer

Lara has been with Discovery Behavioral health since January of 2019 serving in multiple leadership positions. As a medical provider, Lara has provided leadership working both within substance use facilities as a Lead Medical Provider as well as throughout the substance use division as a Medical Quality and Compliance Manager.  As COO, Lara utilizes this background to support the exceptional teams within the facility to provide the highest quality care for each patient.  After graduating from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2001 Lara has focused her career on providing exceptional care to medically underserved populations.  With her background in internal medicine, she obtained additional training in psychiatry, HIV specialty care, and substance abuse treatment to bring a unique and holistic approach to care for each individual patient.  When not at work Lara enjoys filling her day with volunteer work and international travel focusing on learning from diverse and varied cultures.

John Rocco Rodney, MD, FASAM, FAAFP
Medical Director

Dr. Rodney earned his medical degree at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City and completed a family medicine residency and obstetrics fellowship at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. He is board certified in both family and addiction medicine by the American Board of Medical Specialties.  The author of numerous papers and chapters, he has been practicing full-scope family and addiction medicine for more than 10 years.  Of note, he honorably served in the United States Navy Reserve for 9 years and attained the rank of lieutenant commander. Finally, he currently serves as a clinical associate professor of family and addiction medicine at Meharry Medical College. 

Gregory Coates
Lead Medical Provider

Greg grew up in Columbus, Georgia. He attended Tennessee State University where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences with a minor in chemistry. Afterwards, he obtained another Bachelor of Science degree in respiratory therapy at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. After working for two years as a respiratory therapist in the intensive care unit at Mercy Hospital, he obtained a master’s in medical science in physician assistant studies at Saint Louis University in 2018. Since graduating, he has worked in several subspecialties as well as in critical care medicine as a PA while living in Gainesville, Florida. He moved to Austin, Texas, in 2020 with his wife and daughter where he has been working in neurosurgery and addiction medicine. Greg is active in the community as a servicemember and medical provider in the Texas Army National Guard since 2021 and is an active member of the Central Texas Physician Assistant Association where they provide health resources and educational events for the community. Greg enjoys spending time with his family and coaching his daughter’s softball team. He also enjoys exercising and playing basketball in intramural leagues within the Austin community. He loves traveling to different countries and participating in mission trips with his church community.  

Vanessa Cantu, LCDC-CI
Operating Manager

Vanessa has been with New Hope Ranch since its inception in May 2018. Vanessa has served in multiple leadership positions. Vanessa started her career with New Hope Ranch as a behavioral health tech, then promoted to BHT supervisor. After that, Vanessa was promoted referral relations manager and is now serving as the operations manager. As the operations manager, she is tasked with the day-to-day operations, compliance and regulatory requirements of the facility. Vanessa is originally from Germany and was born into a military family. Vanessa went to college in Germany to become an occupational therapist and discovered her love for this field. Vanessa graduated from Austin Community College in 2020 with a degree in addiction counseling and is holding her LCDC–CI. When Vanessa is not working, she spends her time with her kids and supports them in competitive sports. 

Nykki Ann Hill, RN
Nursing Manager

Nykki has been in healthcare since 2011 and worked in various settings including: emergency room, LTAC, med surg, family planning and detox facilities. Nykki began her career as an LVN in 2011 and recently obtained her RN in October of 2022. Some of her hobbies include reading zompoc and legal thrillers, and binge-watching horror movies on Shudder. “Substance abuse as well as psych nursing has always been my soft spot. I come from a culture where drugs were rampant in my community. I have had friends whose parents were victims of substance abuse. I lost my uncle to alcohol abuse 20 years ago. That’s why I treat each client with kindness and compassion because at the end of the day, each client I encounter is someone’s son, brother, husband and/or father and they all deserve a second chance at a better life.”

Manuel Sanchez
Facilities Manager

Manuel has been in the Discovery Behavioral Health family since 2018 in the substance abuse division and is currently working at New Hope Ranch as the facilities manager overseeing all structural, environmental and maintenance operations. He started in trade work as a helper and then moved to maintenance assistant in a long-term care facility where he was introduced to a caring and purposeful environment, taking care of the elderly. While working, he began studies in a trade school as a certified A/C technician, graduated and was promoted to supervisor. Manuel enjoys spending time with his family camping, bike riding and going to the lake. 

Kevin Bunn
Regional Director of Admissions

Kevin is currently the regional director of admissions for New Hope Ranch and PaRC (Prevention and Recovery Center). He has been with PaRC since 2021. Kevin’s vast experience in the recovery field benefits patients, families, and the team at PaRC Discovery Behavioral Health. Having worked in direct patient care, administration and management, Kevin is well-positioned to help bring best practices in the treatment of substance abuse and addiction to PaRC Discovery Behavioral Health. His additional experience in finance, insurance and marketing is a definite plus. In Kevin’s words: “I have a passion for helping individuals start on the path to recovery and learn how to maintain a clean and sober life. We know that addiction affects everyone in the person’s sphere, especially families and close friends, and I want to do all that I can to offer education and support to them.”

Resha Shah, LPC, LCDC
Regional Director of Care Coordination

Resha is currently the regional director of care coordination for New Hope Ranch and PaRC (Prevention and Recovery Center). Resha joined PaRC in October 2017. She began her career in the mental health and substance abuse field in 2013 and holds a Master of Arts degree in psychology. Resha gained most of her clinical experience working with children with mental health concerns and then working with adults who struggled with addiction. She has served in various leadership positions across all levels of care. Resha is passionate about the field and enjoys advocating for our patients. Outside of work, Resha enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

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