Peter Mumma
Senior Vice President, New England Regional Executive

Peter Mumma joined Phoenix House in August 2017 as Senior Vice President, New England Regional Executive.  Pete has more than 25 years of clinical and administrative experience as a speaker, consultant and director of organizations in the behavioral health and addiction fields. His career has been heavily influenced by his clinical background, which has provided a compass point for his prior roles as a national consultant and speaker, and director of several important behavioral healthcare organizations.  With a lifelong passion for learning, Pete holds a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from the University of Baltimore, a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Goucher College, and a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare from York College of Pennsylvania.



Melissa Nolan, RN
Vice President, Nursing and Patient Care Services

Melissa joined Phoenix House in 2013 as a Registered Nurse at our facility in Exeter, Rhode Island.  Following progressive increases in responsibility, she was recently promoted to the role of Vice President, Nursing and Patient Care Services.

Melissa has more than 17 years of clinical, operational and management experience. With a passion for the addiction field, she brings a strong commitment to evidence based practices, and is highly motivated to advance the mission of Phoenix House. She has a results-oriented approach and the highest ethical and professional standards.



Daniel Pender, M.A., M.F.T.
Vice President, Clinical Services, Quality, and Risk Management

After working for a number of years as a Wall Street broker, Dan Pender decided he wanted to give back to families in need and earned a Master of Marriage and Family Therapy. Working in this field, he frequently encountered issues of substance abuse, which led him to a number of positions at Phoenix House. 

Dan has used his experience to advance performance improvement and provide consistent measurable outcomes. His expertise supports patient and staff care through ongoing quality improvement and risk management.



Pam Ryan, SPHR-SCP, SHRM
Vice President, Human Resources

Pam has 20 years experience as Chief Human Resources Officer for several national and international healthcare and financial services firms. Ms. Ryan attended Rhode Island College and The Massachusetts School of Law.