Management

Stephen Mercurio, Chief Operating Officer
Stephen’s unwavering commitment to excellence is the hallmark of his position as the Chief Operating Officer at Akua Mind and Body. He has considerable years of experience in the profession of Drug and Alcohol Treatment which ranges from hands-on work with clients as a Case Manager and Director of Academic Development to Administrative positions directing programs and facilities. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and is an Internationally Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor. Stephen believes that the best way to honor his commitment to quality of care for every Akua client is to support his team of Directors, Clinicians and Technicians, so they may dedicate themselves to the work of transforming lives.
Kenny Dewan, #1 Fan of the Best Clinical Team in California 
Kenny Dewan, is the founder of Akua Mind & Body and of MondayOne. Kenny is an accomplished leader, motivational speaker, and real estate developer. With over 26 years of business experience, Kenny brings a vast array of knowledge, passion, and leadership skills to Akua. He is also a popular motivational speaker who has been interviewed by Forbes and Builder & Developer in regards to his philosophy and business acumen. With the assistance of the best clinical team in California, Kenny has created an open, collaborative culture at Akua, which has directly translated into an environment of health and healing for all clients. With an unparalleled commitment to excellent and active fostering of ownership across all levels of the company, Kenny has helped Akua become a Leader in Mental Health & addiction Treatment.
Mayur Sampat, V.P. Finance
Mayur SampatMayur Sampat has over twenty years experience in Finance and Budgeting. He is an experienced executive in Revenue Cycle Management. Prior to joning Akua, Mayur was the senior finance manager at All Star Metals, a defence contractor with over 250 employees . He has a calculated approach to risk management. Mayur has an exceptional track record for process improvements, financial planning analysis, and cash flow management. He has a BS degree, with a major in Accounts & Auditing.
Stacey Davis, Chief Legal Officer
StaceyStacey is an experienced lawyer who has worked in such areas as insurance coverage, family law, and civil litigation. After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at UCLA (go Bruins!), Stacey went on to earn her Juris Doctor degree at the University of San Diego School of Law. In addition, Stacey has her Real Estate Salesperson’s license in both California and Virginia and has been involved in the health and wellness industry for the past thirteen years.