Our Staff

Meet the driving forces behind Suntra Modern Recovery. 

Adam Banks CIP CARC

Suntra Founder & Interventionist

Adam Banks CIP CARC

Adam Banks is a certified interventionist and the founder of Suntra Modern Recovery. After receiving an MBA from the University of Chicago, Adam built a company that was later acquired by United Health Care. His discipline and attention to detail comes from his former career as an airline pilot, holding an ATP, the FAA’s highest license.

Today, Adam is dedicated to helping others achieve long term sobriety. His work as an interventionist has guided executives, pilots, and physicians on paths to recovery. Adam brings families together through a loving and inclusive approach.

Adam recently co-authored Navigating Recovery Ground School: 12 Lessons to Help Families Navigate Recovery. In this lesson book, Adam and John Roesch walk families through the entire intervention process. Suntra also offers a free video course for families considering hosting an intervention for a family member.

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John Roesch CASAC CIP

John Roesch, CASAC, CIP is a partner at Suntra Modern Recovery and a certified addiction counselor and intervention professional trained in multiple modalities including ARISE, with a decade of industry experience in a variety of settings. John’s specialties include alcohol/chemical dependency, systemic family work, and clients in psychiatric disorder crises.

John is a tireless advocate for individuals in addiction and mental health crises. He strongly emphasizes the importance of matching each client with the most appropriate recovery plan for their specific needs. He is also a huge proponent of client and family education, developing both a client and family-specific plan and, most importantly, post-discharge support and resources.

In addition to being a Certified Intervention Professional and Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor, John is also a Certified Recovery Coach and Peer Advocate. He holds a B.S. degree in Addiction Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University and is pursuing an M.S. degree in Mental Health Counseling.

John had a 20+ year career as a professional chef, sommelier, and beverage professional who worked at the world-renowned Windows on the World restaurant and represented some of the most prestigious beverage brands in the world. John spends his free time with his wife, four children, and two dogs, seeking out food nirvana, and leisure activities in his beloved Queens neighborhood.

John Roesch CASAC CIP

Director of Recovery Services

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Dr. Jean-Luc Neptune

Physician and CEO of Suntra Modern Recovery

Dr. Jean-Luc Neptune, MD

Jean-Luc Neptune, MD MBA is a physician and co-founder of Suntra Modern Recovery. Dr. Neptune earned a BA from Columbia College at Columbia University, an MD from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, and an MBA at the Wharton School. Dr. Neptune completed a residency in internal medicine at Presbyterian Hospital in New York City and is licensed to practice medicine in the state of New York.

Dr. Neptune’s work in recovery started in college as part of an NCAA-funded grant that employed student athletes to deliver drug and alcohol peer education services to other students. He is currently a DATA 2000 wavered provider, and has received training on addiction and Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT).

In the past Dr. Neptune served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Hospital For Special Surgery, was the General Manager of the Health 2.0 Catalyst innovation program, and continues to serve as a Partner at Blueprint Health, the pioneering digital health accelerator.

Dr. Neptune is passionate about developing innovative new ways to deliver healthcare to people with addiction. He’s a frequent guest at conferences and other digital health events. Dr. Neptune lives in Manhattan with his wife and two sons and in his off time enjoys reading, film, running, and coaching little league.

BRANDON EPTING, CASAC

Recovery Coach

KELLY MARA, LMSW

Recovery Coach

ELIZABETH O’CONNELL, RN BSN

Clinical Case Manager

LYNETTE ROHAN, MSW CSW LMSW

Recovery Coach & Therapist

JILL WILSON, MA LPC

Clinical Case Manager

Our Advisors

MATTHEW HOLT

Co-founder of Health 2.0

SAMIR MALIK

Co-founder of Genoa Telepsychiatry

JEFF O’CONNELL

CTO of Spokenlayer

INDU SUBAIYA, MD MBA

Co-founder of Health 2.0

BRAD WEINBERG, MD CFA

Co-founder of Blueprint Health

Finally, a better way to recover

Suntra Modern Recovery is committed to providing outstanding evidence-based clinical care, backed by the latest science and data. We deliver an amazing client experience driven by ethical principles.

Working with Suntra Modern Recovery helps families and individuals achieve recovery faster, and clients with professional support and guidance are more likely to stay in recovery for the long haul.

We’re committed to giving our clients the absolute best care and support, no matter where they are. Virtual care options let Suntra clients communicate with coaches, clinicians, and specialists from anywhere in the United States.

**some medical licensing restrictions may apply, talk to your case manager for more details**

Addiction isn’t one-size-fits-all, and neither is recovery. Suntra’s concierge recovery services are custom-tailored to suit the individual needs of our clients. Choose the services and clinical solutions that work best for you and your loved ones, with guidance from a team of experienced recovery experts.

Suntra Modern Recovery services are built on a foundation of personal experience battling—and defeating—addiction. Our coaches and interventionists connect with clients on a personal level, helping them identify the thoughts, feelings, triggers, and impulses behind their addiction.
Suntra doesn’t run on experience alone; all of our staff members are clinically trained and certified in their areas of focus. By combining the benefits of personal experience with the effectiveness of clinical therapies, Suntra Modern Recovery is able to deliver better, more effective care for people with addiction.