Our Staff

Professionals—And Former Residents—Striving To Help Others

Steps House is blessed to have superb staff members who focus their energies on helping our residents heal. They work diligently to find creative ways to make our facilities serve as many people as possible. Meet them here:

Jody McClurg : Director of Residential Recovery Program

Jody McClurg

Director of Residential Recovery Program

Jody Mcclurg is the Director of  Operations for the Steps House Residential Recovery Program .

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Eddie Ogle : Couuselor Tech

Eddie Ogle

Couuselor Tech

Eddie Ogle is a Counsleor Tech in the Residential Recovery Program.

Rev. Patrick White : Founder & Ceo

Rev. Patrick White

Founder & Ceo

Rev. Patrick White is a native of Knoxville. Hte Founded the Steps House on Nov, 21, 1991. He is the Senoir Pastor at Drunk Churck and founded the Recovery Central Clubhouse for all 12 steps meeting in February 2018.

pwsteps@yahoo.com
Grant Henderson : Counselor

Grant Henderson

Counselor

He is married with four children. He is an old timer in the AA program with 31 years. He graduated from Kaplan University with a degree in Psychology / Substance Abuse Counseling. He currently works as a Counselor in the Steps House Homeless Veterans Program.

ghenderson@steps-house.com
Zack Newton : Director of Veterans Services

Zack Newton

Director of Veterans Services

He is from Memphis, Tennessee. He attended UT Chattanooga and Pellissippi State College. He is the Assistant Director of the Residential Recovery Program, a position he has held for the last two years. He is currently working toward a LADAC certification.

znewton@steps-house.com
Sandy White : Training Coordinator

Sandy White

Training Coordinator

Born in Oliver Springs, Tennessee and raised in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, she is a part-time Spiritual Advisor at Cornerstone of Recovery and the training coordinator for the Steps House. She is the District Committee Member Chair for district 6 in area 64 for local 12 steps groups. She has started many women’s 12 steps groups and Cocaine Anonymous meetings in the Knoxville area. She enjoys reading, cooking, Church, and working with women in early recovery.

wsandy24@yahoo.com