IRA COSTELL, CARC
VP of BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
FAMILY SUPPORT & RECOVERY COACH
Master Of City And Regional Planning
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Bachelor Of Arts, Magna Cum Laude -Political Science
C.W. Post College of Long Island University, Greenvale, NY
Chief Operating Officer, Kinematics, Ltd./RIMFLOW Inc.
Ira has over 35 years of Executive management authority for all budgeting, purchasing, production and development decisions for innovative business working with architects and engineers in the public aquatics industry with extensive national marketing and C-level sales experience.
Additionally, Ira has devoted years of service assisting families struggling to respond to a loved one’s addiction, connected many individuals seeking recovery with treatment opportunities, and has been a fierce advocate for legislative responses to the opioid crisis in Albany and Washington, D.C. Ira has served on the Family Advisory Board of F.I.S.T. (Families in Support of Treatment) and participated in national protests with FEDUp Rallies in DC.
Ira’s passion and devotion to recovery and helping others led him to become a Certified Addiction Recovery Coach(CARC) from the State of New York. He is pleased to support and guide individuals in their effors to long term recovery and find a new way to live.
Given Ira’s work and commitment to helping families cope with a loved one’s active addiction, he has also recieved training in the CRAFT technique. Community Reinforcement and Family Training(CRAFT) is designed to improve communication, reduce confrontation and stress, and enhance the willingness of engaging a loved one in treatment.