Dan Smith

Vice President, Strategic Operations


Dan is a Certified Addiction Counselor and a Certified Recovery Coach Trainer. As an advocate for people in recovery, he works with legislators and community leaders to improve access to quality addiction treatment. Through community development initiatives, he empowers local leaders and educators to push for legislation that removes barriers to care. Dan has extensive experience running extended care and sober living facilities and uses his expertise to provide residents with the assistance they need to achieve a sustainable recovery. As Vice President of Strategic Operations, Dan is responsible for maintaining focused and driven business operations, project management, and execution. Since joining Mountainside in 2014, he continues to assist Mountainside in roll out of new, innovative strategies to reach vulnerable populations on a greater scale and ensure the efficacy of treatment for all clients. Outside of work, Dan volunteers his time serving as the President of Connecticut Alliance of Recovery Residences.