Legacy of Recovery: Honoring the Founder

IMG_8004This past week Recovery Innovations, Inc. (RI) announced that its President/CEO, Eugene Johnson, is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities. Since founding the Company in 1990, Gene and RI have created a vision of recovery recognized around the world for its focus on “what’s strong” not “what’s wrong.”

Last week, as we honored Gene’s legacy with the team in Phoenix, we recounted the story of change and development at RI that began 25 years ago and continues in 2015 and beyond.

Beginning his career in social work at Loyola University in the late 60s, Gene became a passionate civil rights advocate, participating in freedom marches on the streets of Chicago. Read more