5A Board

5A Board Members

Leslie Brown

Leslie Brown is a Licensed Master Social Worker who earned her Master’s degree in Social Work at Arizona State University. She currently works for Oscar Health as a Social Worker and is a former mental health therapist who has provided psychotherapy services to various populations and largely in the substance abuse field. Her clinical experience and passion for what 5A services provide for members of the community is why we are so grateful to have her sitting on our board.

Matt Broek

Matt Broek previously sat on the board for Phoenix Christian, a Nonprofit school for pre k- 8th grade. He is an Arizona State Graduate and is in the top 10% of Realtors in Arizona since 2009. Prior to 2009 he sold all the foreclosures for Fannie May and Freddie Back at the firm, Olson Gough. Matt’s drive, experience, and knowledge of Arizona are what make him such a valuable component to our organization and our board. 

Trevor Chiocca

Trevor Chiocca is an Alumni of The Solutions after residency there for 8 months in 2012. He has been sober since August of 2012 and has had a relationship with the 5A family ever since. Trevor served in the United States Army as an Avenger Team Leader. He practices Jiu-Jitsu competitively and is the owner of Dwell Well Renovations LLC and is a renovations contractor. It’s easy to understand why having a natural leader like Trevor on our board is so key, and to have alumni that can speak to our program and its success is crucial.  

Nicole Torres

Nicole Torres is a native Arizonan, growing up in the East Valley and graduating from Dobson high school. Not long after graduating she attended Gateway Community College and achieved her degree in nursing with honors. She has worked as a surgical RN for 13 years, meanwhile getting married, having two children and gaining her Bachelor’s degree in nursing.  She now lives in a South Scottsdale with her family and maintains a position as Director of Nursing for a small ambulatory surgery center in Mesa. Nicole is an integral voice on our Board. 

Michael Landry

Michael is the Managing Member at Lagniappe Associates, LLC since 1999. Lagniappe Associates services include financial support to Guyan International, which is owned by the Shell Family, a major supporter of 5A. Craig Shell’s New Solution is named after one of the family members that served as Executive Director to 5A for many years. Michael has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Southern Louisiana University and is a member of the Society of International Business Fellows (SIBF), AICPA, and  Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). We are lucky to have the financial expertise that Michael brings to our board table.

Jason Kopchek, Director