'This new executive team will give the men we serve a distinct advantage on the road to recovery,' said Carl J. Bentley, President, M.I. Board of
DETROIT, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mariners Inn shelter and treatment center in downtown Detroit is announcing the appointment of Jim Hartz as chief executive officer and David Sampson as chief operating officer.
"Both Jim and David are outstanding leaders in the social service industry," said Carl J. Bentley, President of the Mariners Inn Board of Directors. "Working together, I am confident this new executive team will give the men we serve a distinct advantage on their road to recovery from addiction and homelessness."
The Mariners Inn is a non-profit, 24-hour, residential substance abuse facility for homeless men. The agency provides free shelter and substance abuse recovery services to men from across the state.
Jim Hartz was a division director for Youth and Family Services at Matrix Human Services in Detroit. Prior to that position, Hartz assignments include chief operating officer for Teen Ranch in Marlett, MI and the executive director of Treatment for Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries. He received his B.A. from The King's College in Briarcliff, N.Y. and his M.A. from West Georgia College in Carrolton, GA.
David Sampson has been promoted from interim operations officer to chief operating officer. He received his B.S.W. from University of Detroit Mercy and his M.S.W. from Wayne State University in Detroit. He joined the agency in 2002 and has served as dual diagnosis counselor, director of residential treatment and transitional housing
Mariners Inn provides a solution and not just a shelter. Men show up sober at the time of registration and are tested regularly for alcohol and drug use. Mariners has a zero tolerance policy. The men participate in individual and group therapy, daily work details and vocational counseling. At Mariners, men get the help they need to return to society clean, sober and ready to support their families and community.
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