New York (PRWEB) August 22, 2013
Saint Jude Retreats, the alternative program to drug treatment is excited to announce a new position at the organization under the Marketing Division. The new Business Developer Director Position will be filled by Susanne Herrmann, BSBA, former Director of Reservations at Saint Jude Retreats. The primary objective of Herrmann's position is to build a larger clientele base for Saint Jude Retreats by developing professional relationships with referral services, EAP professionals, unions, detox centers, hospitals, attorneys and court systems, universities, physicians, private/ public school systems, among others.
Daniel Hidalgo, Executive Marketing Director of the Saint Jude Retreats comments on Herrmann's new role in the company, "We are pleased that Mrs. Herrmann will be joining the marketing division. She not only brings incredible knowledge of our industry but she understands the struggle and frustration people go through in order to find a solution that works for them. By reaching out to these organizations she's not only building brand awareness for Saint Jude's, but she will also help employers create effective work environments for their employees who may be struggling with substance use. It is important to understand the difference between treatment and the Saint Jude's Program and that is we don't dwell on the past but instead motivate people to take responsibility for their future, providing them with a lasting solution when they leave."
Herrmann will also collaborate on building brand awareness through direct marketing campaigns such as in-person connections, trade shows, speaking engagements, and interviews. She quotes, "I am very excited to fulfill the role of Business Developer for Saint Jude Retreats. There are many professionals in the field that do not know about the Saint Jude Retreats and how truly effective our program is. I look forward to developing key relationships and ultimately helping many individuals overcome their substance use as well as discover their internal abilities, dreams, and talents, leading to greater happiness and life satisfaction."
Susanne Herrmann has been with Saint Jude Retreats for five years. She initially took on the role of as a Program Instructor at the Saint Jude Mountain Retreat, to be promptly promoted to Assistant Director at the same retreat house. Soon after she took on the role of Reservations Director where she has lead the Family Consultant Team for the past four years. Herrmann is a graduate of Centenary College in New Jersey with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
The Saint Jude Retreats Program has helped changed the lives of thousands of substance users. To find out more read the Saint Jude Retreats Reviews by past guests and leading addiction specialists.
The Saint Jude Retreats is a non-disease, non-treatment based drug and alcohol program implementing proprietary methodology called Cognitive Behavioral Education (CBE). The program is the only effective alternative to alcohol rehab and drug treatment centers and is currently 85% more effective than treatment. The program is endorsed by internationally acclaimed professionals and addiction research authors such as Prof. Emeritus David Hanson, PhD; Prof. David Rudy, PhD; Dr. Joy Browne and the late Joseph Vacca, PhD, among others.