ohio’s Leading Addiction Treatment team

OUR TEAM

Eric Vandervert – Executive Director

Founding Prosperity Haven in 2017, Eric is responsible for the oversight and management of Prosperity Haven’s residential and outpatient services. Eric is passionate about giving people the best substance abuse treatment and environment of care so they can return to their lives free from the negative effects of addiction. During the 1990’s Eric worked as a Federal Law Enforcement Officer in the field of counter-narcotics then followed into corporate management / security, finally following his passion and entered into the treatment industry in 2014. A strong advocate for the people that suffer from addiction, he has tirelessly worked in the community to de-stigmatize and expand access to addiction treatment.

Fareed Abdullah – Clinical Director

Fareed has worked in the field of chemical dependency in a wide range of positions including IOP counselor to senior management for over twenty years. All of Fareed's academic education has been in the city of Cleveland from high school to Case Western Reserve University. He has been a Licensed Social Worker since 1988 and received his Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor Clinical Supervisor Senior in 1994. Today he is married with four adult children and grandchildren.

Clarence Allen – Senior Therapist

Clarence attended Capital University 2006-2009 for Social Work. He worked / interned at St. Vincent Charity Hospital as a lead supervisor on the detoxification unit, Turning Point Treatment Center in Ashtabula, Ohio, Cuyahoga Hills Youth Department as a social worker intern, Big Brothers of Greater Cleveland as an intake specialist and case manager, and New Directions Adolescent Center as a resident supervisor. Clarence joined Prosperity Haven in 2018 as the Lead Therapist.

Donnie Lynch – Case Manager

Donnie has worked in the community for over 23 years servicing At Risk Youth Individuals who have been involved in the Criminal Justice System and Senior Citizens. His effort was to get through as many barriers, challenges and obstacles that were present with those he served. Donnie has over 24 years Clean and is very active in the recovery community. He enjoys working with clients who struggle with some form of addiction. Donnie is a seasoned community servant and understands the ministry of providing services to individuals whose backgrounds and circumstances have limited their opportunities. He has a proven track record for being able to manage limited resources, human and financial, in such a way as to maximize an agency’s contribution to the restorative work of strengthening character, independence, and reliability within the population its serves.