John Gribben, MS, MBA, Founder and Consultant
John is co-founder of Triad EAP. He’s proud to have developed a successful business that positively impacts employees’ lives and enhances organizations’ productivity and bottom line. Prior to Triad, John directed a hospital-based occupational medicine and pain management program. He also developed and managed the University of Colorado Health Science Center’s Wellness Program, way before “wellness” was en vogue. In addition to traditional fitness programs, the center provided various alternative therapies and programs for special populations including seniors, law enforcement, and a grant-funded HIV wellness program. John has served as interim director and consultant for various nonprofit healthcare and human service organizations. John has spent way too much time and money going to school at the University of Colorado where he has a BS (marketing/commercial recreation), MS (kinesiology/wellness), and a Master’s in Business Administration. John is married to his beautiful wife, Andrea, and step-father to son, Chris. Hobbies include hot yoga, mountain and road biking, hiking, gardening, and traveling.
Kenra Haftel, Director Client RelationsKenra thrives when working with people and helping them become the best version of themselves. Kenra earned her bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University in exercise physiology, with an emphasis in corporate wellness programming. Health and wellness have always been part of Kenra’s life, and she looks forward to sharing her knowledge with others. As a group fitness instructor for more than 1 2 years, she enjoys challenging participants to “get out of their comfort zones.” Outside of work, spending time with her husband and their two teenage children keeps her busy and fulfilled. They enjoy traveling and camping. As a former gymnast, Kenra draws inspiration from a quote by Mary Lou Retton: “Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.”
Marti Montoya, LPC, CEAP, Clinician and Account Manager
Marti has a passion for helping people develop skills and awareness that can improve lives and relationships. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Certified Employee Assistance Professional, a Certified Workplace Mediator and Coach, and a Grief Recovery Specialist. She has been working in the field of mental health since 2002 in both administrative and clinical roles. Working at Triad EAP since 2015, Marti oversees Triad’s provider network and offers Triad members solution-focused counseling with a focus on peer and workplace relationships, communication skills, self-mediation, compassion fatigue, burnout, grief recovery, and crisis support. Marti uses a trauma informed approach to work with cients. She provides training on topics such as compassion fatigue, mindfulness meditation, and conflict resolution. Marti also supports Triad customers through workplace consultations, conflict resolution, training, and crisis support. Marti is a life-long learner and loves the outdoors and nature. She enjoys walking her dog through the orchards in Palisade, hiking local trails, camping and spending time with friends and family.
Bea Root, Financial Analyst
Bea Root is the Financial Coordinator of Triad EAP. With more than 30 years of experience in accounting and executive business management, her love of numbers and helping others truly shines through. When Bea isn’t in the office, you can find her quilting, training her new furry friend, Ollie, or spending time with her family.
Nikki Hanks, Account Manager
Nikki is committed to making the journey for others one of promoting wellness and growth toward becoming the healthiest and most successful version of themselves. She lives by the philosophy that lifelong learning, self-care and awareness are essential to a fruitful and fulfilling life.
Nikki is a Colorado Mesa University alumnus with degrees in Mass Communications/Public Relations and English literature. She is passionate about community service, having volunteered with the Grand Junction Junior Service League, HopeWest, various District 51 betterment events, and currently sitting on the board of the Avalon Theatre Foundation.
Nikki’s husband, Chris, is the head baseball coach at Colorado Mesa University, which is convenient, since she is an avid baseball fan. Other activities that Nikki, her husband and three children enjoy are playing tennis, cooking, spoiling their dogs, reading, traveling, and enjoying all that the lifestyle in western Colorado has to offer.
Hailey Crane, EAP SpecialistHailey is a recent Colorado Mesa University graduate with a degree in Counseling Psychology. She is in her second year of her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling on track to be a Licensed Professional Counselor. At Triad, Hailey assists with the provider network and call center. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring everything Colorado has to offer.
Marcos Cisneros, EAP Specialist
Marcos is an aspiring future Licensed Professional Counselor, beginning his master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in the fall of 2022. Marcos is also a ten-year Marine Corps combat veteran, who takes pride in advocating for the mental health of those who serve and once served our nation. At Triad, Marcos assists with the provider network and call center. Marcos is bi-lingual in Spanish, spends most of his time reading, drawing, camping in his self-converted camper van along with his furry friends, meditating, and is a proud native of Grand Junction, Colorado.
Quinci Lusby, EAP SpecialistQuinci is a senior at Colorado Mesa University, studying Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Management. After graduating, Quinci hopes to continue her education, seeking a degree in Organizational Leadership in spring 2023. At Triad, Quinci helps create promotional material and supports the call center. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, reading, hiking, and exploring Colorado.