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Our Team

PETER SCHORR

Peter Schorr

President & CEO

Founder and CEO Peter Schorr created Retreat at Lancaster County as the premier drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment center on the East Coast. With over 30 years as both a clinician and the manager of health care facilities, Peter developed innovative programs to treat those suffering from the disease of addiction. His vision was to create a rehab treatment center in a peaceful and serene setting for patients to heal, learn and prepare for lifelong sobriety.

Kenneth Kosza

Kenneth Kosza, MA

Chief Operating Officer

Ken Kosza is the Chief Operations Officer of Retreat. Ken earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical-Counseling Psychology. He began his career as an addictions counselor at an inpatient substance abuse treatment center. Ken then moved into the world of outpatient substance abuse as an addictions counselor for a multi-site outpatient center. Within two years Ken became Executive Director and Vice President of all 30 locations. Ken is currently a board member of the Drug and Alcohol Services Providers of Pennsylvania (“DASPOP”).

Ken currently resides in Florida with his wife, Andrea, and their five children. He enjoys watching sports of any kind, but has a particular love for amateur wrestling.

Chrissy Gariano, MAChrissy Gariano, MA

Chief Clinical Officer

Chrissy Gariano serves as Retreat’s Chief Clinical Officer. She oversees licensing and accreditation as well as clinical programming for all of Retreat’s facilities. Chrissy holds her Master’s Degree in Psychology from Immaculata University. Chrissy’s career spans over 15 years in substance abuse treatment. She began as an intern at an inpatient substance abuse facility and was promoted to Executive Director of that facility in 2008. Chrissy has been with Retreat since its inception in 2011, as Executive Director.

She was born in Malvern, PA and now lives in Ephrata. She loves animals, the beach, swimming and a good book.

Thomas Garofola, MHS, LCADCThomas Garofola, MHS, LCADC

Chief Marketing Officer

Tom Garofola is Retreat’s Chief Marketing Officer. Tom has been with Retreat since its planning stages. Tom holds a Master’s Degree in Human Services (MHS) and is a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC). He began his career as an addictions counselor. In 2001, he was asked to head up the planning efforts for the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Subcommittee of New Jersey Governor’s Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse (GCADA). Currently, Tom serves as the President for the New Jersey Chapter of Employee Assistance Professionals Association (NJEAPA).

In his private time, Tom volunteers as the leader of a family support group and serves as the assistant director of a youth basketball league. Tom lives in Hamilton, NJ, with his wife, children, and 2 dogs.

Dr. Deja Gilbert, PhDDeja Gilbert, PhD

Chief Business Officer

Dr. Deja Gilbert joined the Retreat Team in early 2013 as Executive Director for Retreat at Palm Beach. Dr. Gilbert obtained her PhD from Capella University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She began her journey in the addictions industry as a primary substance abuse counselor working with adolescents and their families. She then moved on to become the Executive Director of a Florida facility working with outpatient and intensive outpatient behavioral healthcare programs. From there she went on to become Vice President overseeing multiple sites while managing and directing the organization in accordance with its mission. Most recently she has become the Chief Business Officer for Retreat at Palm Beach. Dr. Gilbert lives in Palm Beach County, FL with her family.

ScottScott Korogodsky

Corporate Administrative Director

Scott Korogodsky serves as Retreat’s Corporate Administrative Director. He provides oversight and leadership to the financial and systems operations at the Retreat facilities. With a background in management of finance, production and manufacturing of consumer goods, he made the transition to operations management in Behavioral Health almost a decade ago. Scott has been a member of the Retreat Team since the initial concept in the role of Director of Operations.

A native of Chicago, Scott enjoys spending time with his family, riding his Harley and “strumming” his Martin guitars.

Kevin Walker, MSKevin Walker, MS

Executive Director
Retreat at Lancaster County

As the Executive Director for Retreat at Lancaster County, Kevin Walker brings over 17 years of experience in behavioral health. He began his career managing a group home for dependent youth in Vermont. He then transitioned into Child Welfare.

In 2009, he supervised a team of social workers for a family based center in Philadelphia. In 2013, he became the Vice President of a 28-site outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment center, after serving for three years as Executive Director of the mental health division. An avid fly fisherman, he currently lives in Lititz with his wife and three children.

Thomas Garofola, MHS, LCADC

Joseph Troncale, MD

Medical Director
Retreat At Lancaster County

Joseph Troncale, MD is Retreat’s Medical Director. Over the past 35 years, Dr. Troncale has established himself as one of the premier physicians working in the field of addiction. He is both a fellow and a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and was named Outstanding Clinician by Addiction Magazine in 2010. A published author, Dr. Troncale has contributed content to both Saunders Manual of Medical Practice & When to Call the Surgeon as well as numerous articles in addiction journals.

After graduating from the University of Alabama in 1974 he went on to complete his residency at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in 1979. Since then he has taken on various roles within the medical field focusing primarily on addiction medicine. In the past, he has served as the Medical Director of two other prominent inpatient facilities.

He lives in New Holland, PA with his wife of 38 years, Lisa, who is a social worker in the field of post-adoption services

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  • In-Network with Most Insurance Policies
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  • Private campus
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