Lucie Bowen

Founder, AADAC

Lucie has more than 20 years as an addiction counselor in a variety of settings. Her compassion for helping others comes from her personal experience as well as experience with family and friends. She lives on-site confirming her desire to break the cycle of addiction and help women live up to their God-given potential. Lucie believes that love is a powerful antidote for addiction and feels compelled to establish a safe and nurturing atmosphere for women.

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Olivia Ikerd

Executive Director

Olivia is a native of Florence, Al and has been working in the field of addiction for over 10 years. She began working with addicts 2010 as a volunteer at A New Beginning. She became a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor through Alabama Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association in 2012. Olivia returned to A New Beginning in 2020 as Director & working to help women overcome addiction & become the moms, sisters, daughters, & best they can be. Olivia's Mantra is, " Be the change you wish to see in the world."

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Kelly Sinquefield

Recovery Coach & House Manager, Country Living

Kelly is a native of Memphis, TN after many years of struggling with addiction. She came to A New Beginning in 2014, and decided to stay in the Shoals area. Kelly has dedicated her life to being a positive role model for her grand daughters and living with purpose. Kelly's mantra is, " When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."