Our Staff

  • Scott Ward
    Scott Ward
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Stacy Ana Simone, M.A., LMFT
    Stacy Ana Simone, M.A., LMFT
    Clinical Director, BeWell Los Angeles
  • Bruce Berman
    Bruce Berman
    Vice President - BeWell Network
  • Michael Parsons
    Michael Parsons
    Head of Admissions - BeWell Network
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Scott Ward
Chief Operating Officer

Scott brings 25 years of well-rounded and diverse executive management experience. He is passionate about helping individuals and families achieve a myriad of personal goals, no matter the scale. He has worked with many senior executives with Miramax Films, DreamWorks Pictures, Universal Pictures, and television network associates. His dedicated work with Sunspire Health and his years with Foundations Recovery Network has ideally positioned him for BeWell’s role as Chief Operating Officer.

He graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Art and holds a degree in business. Scott is a Certified Anger Management Facilitator and is a Certified Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Recovery Specialist.

Stacy Ana Simone, M.A., LMFT
Clinical Director, BeWell Los Angeles

Stacy has been working in the behavioral health care industry for over 20 years. Stacy approaches clients from a trauma-informed care perspective and approach, and with the understanding that most individuals need to have the knowledge and tools to be successful. Her practices include a family-centered, trauma informed care approach, prioritizing the need for coordination of care with families of origin and of choice. Prior to BeWell, Stacy worked as a Clinical Director at a variety of adolescent and adult residential treatment facilities. She also worked for Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and with LA County- contracted agencies, overseeing programs that provided services to specialized populations and individuals involved with DCFS, DMH and LA County Department of Probation.

Stacy’s client and family-centered approach embraces attachment, attunement, mindfulness, and an individual’s ability to be the author of their future in every present moment.

Bruce Berman
Vice President - BeWell Network

Bruce is a recognized expert in substance abuse treatment marketing and call center management. With his 30 years’ experience in substance abuse recovery, his knowledge regarding the treatment process cannot be overstated. Bruce has assisted thousands of people seeking treatment for alcohol, substance abuse, and dual diagnosis. He has maintained continuous recovery from various addictions since September 1989.

Bruce was the Assistant Vice President of Admissions for American Addiction Centers “AAC”, a nationwide dual diagnosis treatment center with over 1,000 beds. Since 2014, he has built and operated call centers in Nevada and Texas. Prior, Bruce built over 20 years of Direct Response Marketing “DRM” experience, marketing products on the internet, radio, TV, and print.  Bruce is a pioneer of “direct to web only” marketing. He is also a pioneer of using numbers in web URLs on those mediums.

Michael Parsons
Head of Admissions - BeWell Network

Michael started in the healthcare field as a resident advisor in an industry leading substance use program eventually working his way into admissions. He later served as Director of Admissions for a Los Angeles based outpatient center. Michael is driven by a passion for assisting families and individuals in their efforts to obtain quality treatment with an eye on positive long-term results. Michael brings a unique background to admissions having worked in middle market healthcare investment banking where he was staffed on numerous behavioral health care deal flows and brings a wealth of knowledge in appropriately leveraging data to inform client care and proper admissions processes.

Michael earned his Bachelors in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance with honors from California Lutheran University. In his free time Michael is an avid PC builder and guitar/gear enthusiast.