Brenda Maks, ABA, BBA, Licensed Realtor, Paralegal, Peer Recovery Coach, and Entrepreneur, is a person in long term recovery; for over twenty years. Since 1998, Brenda has been mentoring women in recovery. She has volunteered as an Activities Committee Chair; raising funds and organizing recovery related events, and continues to volunteer with the female inmates at the Macomb County Jail and the food bank with Forgotten Harvest. In 2012, Brenda established Live Rite Recovery Homes, for men and women in recovery, in Macomb County. In 2016, Brenda founded a non-profit, Live Rite Structured Recovery Corp, to reduce the stigma and provide resources, education, and funding to the person and their families seeking recovery from active addiction. Brenda is the President of Live Rite Structured Recovery Corp.
Dakota has been a part of Live Rite for over two years. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Central Michigan University, and will be pursuing a master's degree.
Dakota grew up immersed in the principles and lifestyle of recovery, and is passionate about helping individuals affected by substance use disorders.
Jon has been in recovery for over five years. He has devoted his life to helping individuals affected by substance use disorders. He has been working with individuals in recovery for over ten years. He is a Certified Peer Recovery Mentor (CPRM.)
Emma has been working as Live Rite's Development/Marketing Director since 2018. Emma is a person in long-term recovery, with over five years. Emma has an Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts, an Associate's Degree in Arts, an Associate's Degree in General Studies, and is in the process of obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Development. She is committed to the growth and development of our organization. She is also a Recovery Coach.