James RastJames Rast, PhD

President and Chief Executive Officer

As a system of care, wraparound, and human services research consultant, Dr. Rast has extensive experience in developing programs, systems, program evaluation strategies and tools to assess community-based service implementation. {Read more}

Dee RastDee Rast

Office and Business Manager

Dee Rast is Vroon VDB’s office and business manager, and the wife of Dr. Jim Rast. Denise coordinates logistics for the team’s workshops, handles company paperwork and communications, and does whatever it takes to keep Vroon VDB running smoothly. {Read more}

David E. Duresky, M.A.

Motivational Interviewing Expert and MiiWrap Trainer

David Duresky has worked in the field of social services, mental health and substance abuse since 1984 and attained his Masters Degree in 1989.  During that time, he worked in and directed programs for adults and adolescents, providing services along the full continuum of care. {Read more}

Brittany RastsmithBrittany Rastsmith, M.A.

Executive Vice President of Learning and Development

Brittany Rastsmith is an instructional designer who has created training programs for a number of social service agencies, including residential programs, community programs, and school based programs. She has worked across the continuum of care. {Read more}

10-Susan-BoehrerSusan Boehrer

Trainer Coach

Susan Boehrer is a trainer and consultant for Vroon VDB, and previously served as the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Federation of Families for Youth and Children’s Mental Health, a non-profit organization promoting advocacy, family support, and technical assistance for Oklahoma families, youth and children. {Read more}

Jessica Rast, MPH

Director of Research 

Jessica Rast is an epidemiologist with training in studying the systems that serve people with complex care needs. At Vroon VDB, she focuses on measuring the effectiveness of MiiWrap in improving communities and the organizations that serve them, shepherding a process of continual improvement.