Meet Our Staff

Empowering people… one day at a time
Executive Director-Jennifer Wilson

Utilizing her 20 years’ experience with our agency, the Board of Directors appointed Jennifer Wilson Executive Director in November of 2010. She began her career with HCADA in 1993 and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration of Justice from Hannibal LaGrange University. Jennifer has been a qualified counselor with the Missouri Substance Abuse Professional Credentialing Board since 2005. 

Jennifer is actively involved in the community and is currently a board member for the Families and Communities Together organization, as well as a member of the Hannibal Alliance for Youth Success.

Financial Director-Melissa Riney

Melissa joined HCADA in February of 2014. She has a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Culver-Stockton College and a Missouri Teaching Certification in Business and Health from Hannibal LaGrange University. Melissa brings over 18 years of corporate and tax accounting and business experience to the agency.

Human Resource Director-Traci Clow

As our Director of Human Resources since 2012, Traci brings more than 20 years of professional human resource experience to our agency. She has extensive experience as an HR Generalist, managing all aspects of our Human Resource department. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management with a major in Organizational Management. Traci is a national member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is a member of both the Northeast Missouri Area and Quincy, IL Chapters. In July 2015, Traci was elected to serve as Vice President for the Northeast Missouri Area Chapter of SHRM.

CSTAR Women and Children Program Director-Virginia Frese 

“Virg” has been with Turning Point Recovery Center since 1998. She is a Certified Reciprocal Alcohol Drug Counselor (CRADC). She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Columbia College and a Masters of Counseling from Quincy University.

CSTAR General Population Program Director-Catie Franklin

Catie has been with Turning Point Recovery Center since 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Culver Stockton. Catie is a Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC) overseeing our CSTAR General Population program here in Hannibal as well as our Canton and Bowling Green offices.

SATOP Program Director-Heather Higgins

Heather has been with Turning Point Recovery Center since 2001. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Southeast Missouri State University and is a Certified Reciprocal Alcohol Drug Counselor (CRADC) and a Qualified Professional (QP) for SATOP with the state of Missouri.


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PHONE: 573.248.1196

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