Devereux executive director Lane Barker announces retirement

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona (Devereux Arizona) announced the retirement of current Executive Director Lane Barker, effective October 1, 2019. 

“During her tenure at Devereux Arizona, Lane has been a tremendous leader, innovator and colleague. I am grateful for everything she has done to advocate for the youth we serve and elevate our critical programs and services in Arizona,” said President and CEO Carl E. Clark II. “I wish her the very best in her well-deserved retirement.”

Barker, 62, a licensed marriage and family therapist and mother of triplets, has worked for Devereux Arizona for a quarter of a century and has spent the past 14 years as its Executive Director.  She came to Devereux Arizona when the first Arizona agency she worked for was acquired by Devereux in 1994.  Barker has played a key role in every significant event in the organization’s recent history including two acquisitions, the addition of its Assessment and Intervention/Brief Intervention Programs in Tucson (in 2015), the addition of community-based Autism services (in 2017), and the recent addition of its Adolescent Health and Wellness Clinic (in 2018) delivering whole-person, fully-integrated physical and behavioral healthcare in one location. 

Serving the Phoenix and Tucson areas, Devereux Arizona’s array of programs and services includes therapeutic foster care for children and for adults with serious mental illness, autism services, adolescent health and wellness clinic, respite services, counseling services, behavior coaching and residential treatment. 

On the Money welcomes Tim Stember

On the Money, LLC, an accounting and bookkeeping firm in Phoenix, welcomes accounting professional Tim Stember, a respected CPA with an extensive corporate accounting, auditing and management background. He has more than three decades of experience, most recently as a principal with Pacific Gas & Electric. In addition to the energy sector, Tim has worked for both government and private enterprise, including in banking and document management. Highly responsive, Tim’s expertise includes revenue management, regulatory compliance and process improvement. 

While based in San Francisco, Tim can work remotely for clients. He holds an MBA with an emphasis in accounting from San Francisco State University.

“I’ve known Tim for a long time and am excited to have him join our team,” said Ruth Urban, president and CEO of On the Money. “His substantial background in accounting coupled with his leadership experience will open up new doors for On the Money, not only to San Francisco, but also nationwide.”  

Outside of “playing” with numbers, Tim enjoys playing the guitar and singing. He belongs to a barbershop quartet chorus group and has aspirations of becoming a professional guitarist. 

A. Daniel Coumides joins Gust Rosenfeld

Gust Rosenfeld, P.L.C. announced that A. Daniel (Dan) Coumides has joined the firm’s Insurance and Litigation practice groups. 

Dan’s practice is focused on general liability defense, insurance coverage analysis, commercial litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, and professional liability litigation. He has additional litigation experience working as a criminal defense attorney. Dan has tried multiple jury trials to verdict and has participated in numerous arbitrations and mediations. 

Dan earned his J.D. from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. Dan earned a B.S. in accounting from Arizona State University.