Kurt has dedicated his career to helping individuals and families recover from the devastating effects of addiction.
Kurt has worked in the behavioral health field over 10 years. During that time he has worked as a substance abuse treatment professional in several capacities as a counselor and as as a successful leader for multiple treatment centers. Kurt is an 11 year US Army veteran.
Kurt holds a bachelor’s degree in Counseling from the University of Las Vegas, a Master’s of Public Health from the University of New England and a MHA/MBA degree from the University of Phoenix.
Mr. Cashia has over 35 years of leadership experience in outpatient services having previously served in various executive roles for several healthcare services providers that have successfully executed buy-and-build strategies. He has been named as Top 100 Health Care Executive by the NBJ and won several regional and national awards for his business success. He serves on the board of Servis First Bank of Nashville Tennessee. In addition, He is currently a founder and principal of Ascend Healthcare Services, LLC where he acts an adviser to companies and equity funds in health care sectors on both the buy and sell side. He Also is a founder and serves on the board of Compliance Partners and RenalCare Options.
He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and was a founding member of Vivere Health LLC, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of National Renal Alliance, LLC, Founder and Chief Operations Officer of National Nephrology Associates LLC, Founder and Chief Operations Officer for Renal Care Group, Chief Operations Officer for REN CORP – USA. Mr. Cashia has lead successful business strategies that have involved Private Equity, Initial Public Offerings and utilized both public as well as private debt. Mr. Cashia attended the University of Alabama (History), Samford University (BS Nursing), Vanderbilt University Owen School of Management ( Masters Business Administration).
Kayla Briers, LMFT
Regional Director of Assessments and Referrals
Providing a positive experience leading to recovery is Kayla’s passion. Kayla comprehends the enormous courage it requires to seek treatment options, genuinely cares, and treats everyone with the respect they deserve.
Kayla started her career as a marriage and family therapist in California. She relocated to Las Vegas in 2012 to start her career as an emergency care evaluator in the field of insurance and psychiatric treatment. Through her years of experience, Kayla realized the need for quality treatment options with substance use and dual diagnosis programs. Kayla’s knowledge and experience make her a value asset to Vogue Recovery Center.
Dr. Zahir Hamid
Dr. Hamid is a respected Physician in the Las Vegas community with decades of experience and thousands of patients in the State. Highly licensed in detoxification and medically assisted treatment models, Dr. Hamid is known for his compassion and the individual attention he gives to every one of his patients. Dr. Hamid graduated medical school at Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan and completed his residency at St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, New Jersey.
Christina has over 25 years of accounting experience in a variety of sectors and as a business owner herself. A native of Los Angeles, she has two adult children who she routinely enjoys going on hikes with and defeating in ping pong. Christina is a passionate advocate for people recovering from addiction and she too celebrates personal freedom from the disease.
Director of Nursing
Theresa believes that being a Director of Nursing means that she enforces the policy and procedures that the company has put forth. She believes that nurses are advocates for their patients and that every nurse should render good quality patient care in a non-judgmental way. Through her work Theresa wants to bring about awareness that addiction is not a choice but a disease and should be treated as such. Theresa has recently begun to teach staff, patients, and their families about the use of Narcan. She started doing this about a year ago through personal appearances and an active participant in overdose awareness week in Las Vegas, NV. She has seen many of her friends and family fall victim to this disease and has decided to dedicate her life to helping others heal. Theresa works along with her husband at their local church doing a health fair every year for the last three years to bring awareness to the community about preventative measures in healthcare. The fair includes free blood pressure and glucose readings with healthy life style changes. Theresa holds an Associate degree in nursing from College of Southern Nevada, a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Aspen University, and pursing her Master’s degree in Leadership and Management in Nursing at Aspen university. She has over 15 years nursing experience both in hospital and rehab settings. She has been a Director of Nursing for over ten years both in hospice and addiction.
Connie is dedicated to this field because it hits very close to home for her. She lost a father to cirrhosis and her mother has battled alcoholism all her life. Connie’s grandparents on both sides suffered alcoholism along with other MH disorders. Understanding this disease has driven her to truly want to help those who suffer from addictions and other mental illnesses. As a nurse manager, she aims to lead her team by setting example to work tirelessly to provide the best therapeutic patient care. With over 10 years of experience working with adolescents and adults suffering from addiction and mental illness Connie strives to always stay updated on all aspects of addiction recovery.