Meet The Team

Colton Parsons

Co-creator of Rise Recovery, Colton has 7 years of experience living and working in the mental health and addiction field. Upon completing his degree at Florida Atlantic University, Colton and his partner Nick took their passion to the next level by creating a platform for those seeking structured sober living. Colton’s favorite hobby is integrating martial arts into the realm of recovery. At the end of the work day you can find him and fellow Rise members training and working out together. Colton currently lives in the Asheville area with his wife Rachel and their two bulldogs.

Nick Barnard

Co-creator of Rise Recovery, and having almost a decade of experience living in long term recovery and helping those accomplish the same. Having experience in various modalities of treatment, Nick found his first success completing and managing housing for a two year program located in the Asheville area. Nicks passion to work in the substance abuse field led to friendship between him and Colton, in turn being the start of Rise Recovery. Together, they implemented the core values they learned throughout their personal journeys into the foundation from which Rise was built from. Nick is a CSAC-R and enjoys exercising and playing basketball with the guys in the houses. He currently lives in Asheville with his wife and childhood sweetheart Stacy.