Meet the Team
Our dedicated team of experienced professionals are always on the ball, utilizing their unique skills and passion to move the work of our Zero Hour Life Center forward. We’re always pushing ourselves to stay ahead of the curve and striving to perfect our programs. Meet some of our incredible leaders below.
Robert is a military veteran. He honorably served ten years in the United States Marine Corps. From 2008 through 2015, Robert worked various positions, including management, in the food service and restaurant business. In 2016, Robert went through a very difficult time personally. He realized that he not only needed but also wanted to change his life for the better. Knowing he could not achieve recovery on his own, he sought help from his family. Robert knew he had to rebuild his relationship with God first. As he worked through this process, he realized that there are others who like him, needed help, support, and guidance without judgement. From this, Zero Hour was born.
Robert is a CCAR Authorized Recovery Coach and a board member for Langley Health Services.
For seven years, Mary worked as a Supported Living Coach working with developmentally disabled adults to live a full and productive life. Prior to this, Mary spent nearly twenty years as a police, fire and rescue dispatcher. For the last ten years in this career, she was a communications supervisor for the Town of Palm Beach Police Department. Mary currently holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Mary has lived experience as a family member of substance users. This experience led Mary to want to help other family members learn to live a happy and healthy life without constantly focusing on the substance user.
Larry Thomas was born in Stamford, Connecticut in 1977. In 1995, Larry joined the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and attended Recruit Training at Parris Island, SC. During his time in the USMC, Larry’s official job was a Food Services Specialist, but he filled many positions, to include a Recruiter, Quality Assurance Inspector, Financial Counselor, Operations Manager, Contract Manager, Security Manager, and Program Manager. Larry retired from the USMC in 2017, ending a 21-year career.
In June 2017, Larry became a Medical Quality Assurance investigator for the Florida Department of Health. In 2008 earned, an Associate’s in General Studies from the University of Phoenix. In 2011, Larry earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a focus on Hospitality and Tourism. In 2016, Larry earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree with a focus in Public Administration. Larry is also has a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma, process and quality improvement program. Larry has a wife and two children, ages 19 and 11.
Marion County Recovery Coordinator
Steve L. Blank, MHS, CCDP Diplomate: Mr. Blank is the Marion County Recovery Coordinator for Zero Hour Life Center RCO. He has 31 years of experience working with substance use and mental health issues. His experience includes being a person in long term recovery. In addition, he has been responsible for development and oversight of multiple programs in multiple states including Florida, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Mr. Blank received his Master of Human Services Degree from Lincoln University in 1999. He also holds International Certification as Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional Diplomate.
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CCAR Authorized Recovery Coach
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