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Brian Virgin is the Program Director of At The Crossroads. As a founder and co-owner of At The Crossroads, Brian has been with the program since its inception in 2005. While working at an adolescent residential treatment center, he and Michael Alger noticed the dearth of supporting programs for the young adult population. Together, they created At The Crossroads to fill that need and help bridge the gap for families.

Mike Hench, LMFT, MBA

Clinical Director

Mike received a BS degree in Family and Human Development from Brigham Young University, an MS degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Kentucky and an MBA degree from Arizona State University. Mike is a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of Utah. Since 2002 Mike has dedicated his entire career to working with at risk adolescents and young adults with dual diagnosis related issues.

Misti Mecham

Director of Operations

Misti grew up in Morgan, Utah on the family farm and graduated from Morgan High School, she earned her Bachelor degree from Brigham Young University in Human Biology. She recently resigned as the Foundation Director of Building Utah Youth a non-profit that designs and promotes teen leadership/personal growth training. She enjoyed working with teens and watching them find their inner strength and potential.


Mark attended Western Illinois University, graduating in 2004 with a BS in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Administration. As a requirement for his degree he completed a 12-week internship in Utah at a Wilderness Therapy Program as a Field Instructor.

Jennie Pool has worked in the industry with adolescents and young adults for over fourteen years. She graduated from Utah State University with her B.A. in Psychology, and is currently finishing up her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Ryan A. Forbes graduated from Southern Utah University with a B.S. in Psychology and Business Administration. He completed his current education level in 2008 with a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling. Forbes has worked in public mental health for the past 19 years.


Krysti grew up in California, she moved to Utah to pursue a degree in Behavioral Science from Utah Valley University. During her junior year she transferred to Washington State University where she graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Social Science.

Dallas Garner


Dallas received a Bachelor of Science in sociology from the University of Utah, and is currently halfway through getting his master's in social work. Dallas has worked in mental health services for over four years, working at residential treatment centers, and with young children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Will Liebert


Will Liebert has extensive experience in working with youth and young adults struggling to launch into healthy independence. Prior to joining the ATC team Will has worked in state diversion program, residential treatment and wilderness therapy settings.

Jason Ayotte

Graduate Colleague

Donny Collins


Donny has been working with behavioral health facilities since 2011, and has been with ATC since 2012. He enjoys helping young adults learn to take on the responsibilities of life.


Jake Robert, APRN

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Jake is a psychiatric nurse practitioner who graduated from the University of Utah. Prior to having his private practice, he worked in the behavioral medicine unit at Dixie Regional Medical Center, and for a short while at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake.

Valerie Memmott

Registered Nurse

Valerie is a registered nurse working as the medical coordinator at ATC. She attended school at Utah State University and Dixie State University, where she graduated with her nursing degree.

Office Manager

Tina Smith

Office Manager

Tina was born and raised in Beaver, Utah. As the oldest of five children, Tina gained a true respect for hard work and service towards others. She has been working with ATC since 2009, after she, her husband Eric, and their daughter moved to St. George.