Haymarket Center's administrative team includes experts in substance use disorders, mental health treatment, healthcare, education, social work, family therapy and other social determinants of health.
Dan Lustig – PRESIDENT and CEO
Drawing on more than two decades of experience at Haymarket Center, President and CEO Dan Lustig, Psy.D., MISA II, CAADC, puts client care and outcomes at the center of agency management. In this role, Dr. Lustig directs strategy and operations for Haymarket Center, drawing on and embracing the agency’s core values of professionalism, diversity, integrity, teamwork, financial focus, and customer-centric operations. Before assuming the role in 2016, Dr. Lustig served in multiple roles at Haymarket, including clinician, researcher, and administrator. He has served as project director for numerous federal grants from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the Administration for Children and Families. At Haymarket, he has built safe, caring, inclusive relationships with employees at all levels, a critical component to building and maintaining an agency culture of trauma-informed care and trust.
Dr. Lustig is a member of the SAMHSA National Advisory Council, the Illinois Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (SUPR) Advisory Council, and
the American Psychological Association. He is the immediate past president of the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Association.
In addition to his advocacy, service work, and expertise in psychology, Dr. Lustig holds a certification in mentally ill substance abusers
(MISA II) and is a certified advanced substance abuse counselor (CAADC). He holds certifications in substance abuse counseling from Adler University
and addictions from the Betty Ford Center. Dr. Lustig earned a PsyD and MA in Clinical Psychology from Adler University and a BA from Northeastern
Karen Kissel – SENIOR EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Karen Kissel has over twenty years of experience in accounting and finance in private industry and higher education. In 2015, Kissel joined Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois, as Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Kissel also served as a member of the President’s Cabinet and the college’s Advisory Council for Strategic Planning. Prior to joining Elmhurst College, Kissel was Vice President for Finance and Administration at Governors State University in University Park, IL. Kissel earned a B.B.A with a concentration in Accounting from Saint Mary’s College of Notre Dame in 1991, an M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 2004 and a certificate from Harvard University in Management Leadership in Education.
Donald Musil - EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
As Executive Vice President, Mr. Donald Musil directs Haymarket Center’s daily operations, including its facilities, infrastructure, and business services. Leveraging a background in construction and renovation, Mr. Musil oversees the agency’s real estate transactions, vendor contracts, insurance, building maintenance and repair, and vehicular fleet. He ensures the safety and security of Haymarket’s clients, neighbors, and staff. Additionally, Mr. Musil manages Haymarket’s housekeeping, information technology, and on-site lab operations. A former private detective, Mr. Musil joined the agency in 2000. He holds an MA in Social Sciences, Applied and Experimental Behavior Analysis from The University of Chicago and a BS in Psychology from Carroll College.
James Baldwin - CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr. James Baldwin joined Haymarket Center as Chief Financial Officer in 2017. In this position, he oversees the overall financial strategy and direction of the agency and its human resources. Within finance, he directs the controller, accounting, billing, payroll, budgeting, and internal audit functions to ensure Haymarket’s financial stability and sustainability. Mr. Baldwin was previously chief accounting officer at Heartland Alliance after returning from Azerbaijan, where he served as a community economic development advisor in the U.S. Peace Corps. He is a member of the board at both Career Transitions Center of Chicago and Chicago Area Peace Corps Association. Mr. Baldwin earned an MBA from Loyola University and a BA in Accounting from Augustana College.
Anna Kuzak - CONTROLLER
Ms. Anna Kuzak manages daily finance operations for Haymarket Center. Her work includes A/P, A/R, budgeting, cash management, financial reporting, and payroll, contributing to the overall financial stability of the agency. Ms. Kuzak joined Haymarket in 2002 as accountant and served as senior accountant before assuming the role of Controller in 2006. Before joining the agency, she was a real estate agent with Chicago Brokers, Inc., where she helped people to market, sell, and buy property. Ms. Kuzak recently earned an MBA in Finance from Elmhurst College; she also holds a BS in Accounting from DeVry University.
Jeffrey Collord - VICE PRESIDENT of OPERATIONS
As Vice President of Operations, Mr. Jeffrey Collord oversees external relations, administrative advocacy, fundraising, data quality, and training for Haymarket Center. He directs the agency’s accreditation and quality improvement functions, ensuring Haymarket’s compliance with laws, rules, and standards in its delivery of integrated behavioral health care for individuals facing substance use disorders. Mr. Collord serves on the executive committee of the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health (IABH), a consortium of leaders in the field of addiction and mental health prevention, treatment, and recovery services. In 2015, he received IABH’s George Schwab Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his work in the development of public policy to address substance use.
A professional in the substance use disorders field for more than 20 years, Mr. Collord leverages deep experience in developing, managing, and
writing grants to direct Haymarket’s grants program, which contributes 20% of the agency’s total budget. Prior to joining Haymarket, Mr. Collord
wrote and administered grants for the Illinois Department of Human Services, Cornell Companies, and BHS Management Corp. He assumed the role
of Vice President of Operations in 2017, after serving as director of development and government relations (2012-2017) and director of grants
(2007-2012). Mr. Collord holds an MA in English from the University of Illinois–Chicago and a BA in political science from Wheaton College.
Kenyatta Cathey - VICE PRESIDENT of CLINICAL SERVICES
In the role of Vice President of Clinical Services since 2017, Ms. Kenyatta Cathey oversees daily administration of clinical operations across Haymarket Center’s programs and services, ensuring that clients receive the highest quality care to address their substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health needs. She leverages existing systems and oversees the design of new processes to meet administrative, human resources, and regulatory requirements. In addition, as a trainer in mental health first aid (MHFA), Ms. Cathey trains agency personnel to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness through this evidence-based program. A highly skilled clinical professional, Ms. Cathey has developed, monitored, evaluated, and delivered behavioral health programs to address the needs of Haymarket’s clients since 2009. A licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) and certified drug and alcohol counselor (CADC), Ms. Cathey was previously director of clinical services at Haymarket. In this role, she was honored for her outstanding leadership service and commitment to Haymarket Center. Prior to joining Haymarket, she was intake coordinator at New Age Services, where she assessed and admitted clients to the agency’s outpatient program. Ms. Cathey holds an MA in Psychology and a certificate in Community Counseling from National Louis University.
Michael Baldinger - MEDICAL DIRECTOR
As Medical Director, Dr. Michael Baldinger oversees and coordinates medical care for Haymarket Center’s 25+ residential and outpatient treatment and recovery programs. He manages development and implementation of evidence-based treatments to safely address substance use and co-occurring disorders. Additionally, Dr. Baldinger provides clinical training to Haymarket’s 300+ employees. A specialist in the field of addiction medicine, Dr. Baldinger earned a certification in addictions medicine from the American Society of Addiction Medicine in 1986. He holds a BA from New York University and an MD from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Baldinger completed his residency in internal medicine at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn. He is a board-certified physician in internal and geriatric medicine.
Sharon Cruse Armstead - DIRECTOR of HUMAN RESOURCES
Ms. Sharon Cruse Armstead directs strategy and operations for Haymarket Center’s 300+ member workforce. A Society of Human Resources’ senior certified professional (SCP), Ms. Armstead leverages more than two decades of HR experience with leading organizations in the oil and gas, technology, and agriculture industries. She manages the development of processes, procedures, and policies to support training, performance management, employee relations, and professionalism across the agency. Ms. Armstead joined Haymarket Center in March 2018 with significant experience in human resources, training, organizational development, and employee/labor relations. Previously, she managed human resources for Southstar Services and Chicago Housing Authority. An active community leader, Ms. Armstead lends her professional talents to the board of the South Suburban Cook Human Resources Association, Illinois SHRM Council, and New Faith Baptist Church International, and prepares meals for South Suburban PADS. Ms. Amstead holds a BA in Economics and Industrial Relations from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Jesse Taylor - DIRECTOR OF FACILITY AND BUSINESS SERVICES
Mr. Jesse Taylor directs facilities management and analysis, operational planning, preventative maintenance, housekeeping, asset management, and purchasing for Haymarket Center. An excellent negotiator, he excels at managing vendor contracts to reduce agency overhead costs. Mr. Taylor manages the agency’s safety and security operations and serves as a liaison to the West Central Association Chamber of Commerce and 27th ward office. For the past 11 years, he has overseen execution of Haymarket’s Father Mac West Loop Family Fun Fest, an annual family-focused block party for Haymarket neighbors, employees, and the general public. Mr. Taylor joined Haymarket in 1997 as the personal assistant of agency co-founder Monsignor Ignatius McDermott. He served as security coordinator and business officer manager before assuming the role of Director of Facility and Business Services in 2016.
Yolanda Peppers - DIRECTOR of MEDICAL DETOXIFICATION and NURSING
In this role since 2016, Dr. Yolanda Peppers oversees the agency’s in-house nursing staff in each of Haymarket’s five (5) medical detoxification programs. An Illinois registered professional nurse (RPN), she ensures the delivery of client-centered care that appropriately addresses clients’ substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health needs. Dr. Peppers directs the agency’s medication compliance processes and training to support clients and employees throughout Haymarket’s 25+ residential and outpatient treatment and recovery programs. She manages Haymarket’s relationship with Rush Hospital, Caritas, and the Chest Clinic of Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS), leveraging a previous 32-year career as an investigator with the state of Illinois. A lifelong teacher and learner, Dr. Peppers directs professional development for the agency’s nurses and clinical staff.
Throughout her 12-year career at Haymarket, Dr. Peppers has developed an enduring focus on providing excellent client care. She joined Haymarket as a Post-Doctoral graduate in 2006 and worked in clinical and nursing roles throughout the agency, most recently as psychological services assistant. In 2010-2014, she taught psychology at Chicago State University and the City Colleges of Chicago. Dr. Peppers earned her PsyD. in Psychology from Adler School of Professional Psychology, a MS in Human Service Administration from the Spertus College of Judicial Sciences, and a BS in Health Studies from University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL. A thoughtful and spiritual leader, Dr. Peppers wrote her dissertation on the intersection of depression and church attendance among African American adults. Her book of spiritual writing was published in 2019.
Ryan Breen - DIRECTOR OF STAFF DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING
Mr. Ryan Breen ensures that Haymarket Center’s 200+ clinical employees are equipped with appropriate skills and tools to deliver outstanding client care. He assesses, develops, and facilitates internal training activities, workshops, and classes on diverse topics such as cultural competence, client engagement and motivation, and mental health first aid (MHFA). Mr. Breen collaborates with agency leaders and clinical employees to create and manage a calendar of training sessions to promote employees’ professional development. In consultation with the agency’s licensing and accreditation bodies the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (SUPR) and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), Mr. Breen ensures that yearly compliance refresher sessions are completed for the agency’s 300+ employees.
For almost 20 years, Mr. Breen has provided therapy to clients who are dealing with relationship issues, trauma, substance use, and other mental
health concerns. A licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC), he previously served as assistant clinical director for the agency’s outpatient,
integrated care, and men’s residential programs. He has coordinated teams at the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center, directed residential services
at Jewish Child and Family Services, and counseled families at Wedgewood Christian Services. Mr. Breen assumed the role of director of staff
development and training at Haymarket Center in 2018. He earned an MA in Community Counseling and a BA in English Literature from Western Michigan
Jason Eliason – DIRECTOR of INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Mr. Jason Eliason leads strategy, security, and implementation of information technology for Haymarket Center. He was previously Senior Director of Continuous Improvement at Heartland Alliance, where he directed technology-centered improvement projects in five U.S. areas and 12 countries. A certified project management professional (PMP®) and scrum master (CSM®), Mr. Eliason has over 20 years of experience in IT systems design and operations. He began his career in 1999 at Pike Market Medical Center in Seattle before moving to Chicago to manage technology for Youth Guidance. In his spare time, he serves on the board of the Edgewater Glen Association and volunteers with the Active Transit Alliance.
Jessica L. Dubuar - ASSISTANT CLINICAL DIRECTOR
Ms. Jessica Dubuar directs Haymarket Center’s Health & Wellness and Specialty Services for clients living with or vulnerable to HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis C. An Illinois licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) since 2014, she provides clinical supervision to Haymarket’s case managers, health navigators, and recovery coaches, ensuring effective delivery of integrated substance use treatment, medical and psychiatric care. Prior to joining Haymarket in 2013, Ms. Dubuar worked as a program manager for Chicago House and Howard Brown Health, linking adult and adolescent clients living with HIV to care, education, and other services. At Howard Brown Health, she directed the implementation of the Physical/Psychosocial Advocacy and Treatment for HIV Program, which was funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Ryan White Part D grant and remains in use today. Over almost two decades, Ms. Dubuar has developed, monitored, and evaluated programs to address the unique needs of homeless and LGBTQ youth and adolescents. An accomplished researcher, educator, and speaker, she has presented on themes of HIV and substance abuse, Hepatitis C treatment, and peer-based counseling at conferences for AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Haymarket Summer Institute, LGTBQ Health Conference, Center for Community Health, and the American Medical Association. Ms. Dubuar holds an MA in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University and a BS in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.
Alina Holyk - ASSISTANT CLINICAL DIRECTOR
Ms. Alina Holyk directs a full range of Haymarket Center’s Residential and Support Services for men and women in treatment and recovery from substance use disorder and mental health disorders. She oversees a number of Haymarket programs, including its men’s residential treatment, men’s rapid stabilization, intensive outpatient, outpatient, DUI counseling, and integrated men’s and integrated women’s programs. Ms. Holyk provides direct clinical supervision to Haymarket’s program coordinators, supervisors, counselors and other clinical staff to ensure the effective delivery of integrated substance use treatment, medical and psychiatric care in both residential and outpatient programs. She provides bilingual counseling and translation support for Polish-speaking clients, and coordinates services for clients with limited English proficiency (LEP) of Russian and Eastern European origin.
A National Certified Counselor (NCC), Ms. Holyk has served on the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) since 2008. In 2007, she was received
the Haymarket Center Award in recognition for her outstanding contributions to the field of substance use disorder. She is an Illinois licensed
clinical professional counselor (LCPC), a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), and has been certified in Mental Health First Aid, Moral
Reconation Therapy (MRT), and Crisis Prevention. Ms. Holyk is a prolific speaker and consultant on mental health and substance use issues,
presenting at Haymarket Summer Institute in 2001 and consulting with Polish-language radio WPNA 1490 AM and Dziennik Zwiazkowy, a
Polish-language daily. She also consults with the Abstinent Club in Warsaw, Poland.
Ms. Holyk joined Haymarket in 2000 as supervisor in the agency’s Alternative to Incarceration program, and served as program coordinator and manager
of residential support services before assuming the role of assistant clinical director in 2018. Prior to joining Haymarket, she counseled
individuals and families, and provided DUI counseling services at Tarnowski Counseling and Clinical Services. A native of Poland, Ms. Holyk
earned an MA in psychology from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland as well as an MA in community counseling from Northeastern Illinois