Our Team

Jesalyn Moore, CEO

Jesalyn Moore
CEO at The Farley Center

Jesalyn Moore, LSATP, LCAS, CAADC, MSW is the Chief Executive Officer of The Farley Center, where she oversees all operations, including program development, staff management, and community outreach. With over 10 years of experience in the field of mental health, Jesalyn is dedicated to helping individuals and families overcome substance use disorders and achieve long-term recovery.

In addition to her role as CEO, Jesalyn also serves as an Executive Board Member of the Virginia Association of Addiction Professionals, where she works with other leaders in the field to promote education, advocacy, and quality training for addiction professionals. Jesalyn is also a committee member of NAADAC’s Military and Veteran Advisory Committee, where she utilizes her expertise to develop resources and support for service members and veterans who are pursuing or are currently members of the addiction professional community.

Jesalyn’s educational background includes a Master’s in Social Work and licensure as a Substance Abuse Practitioner, reflecting her deep commitment to evidence-based treatment and care. She has also received foundational training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy through Behavioral Tech, a leading provider of clinical training and consultation. Jesalyn is the wife of a Navy veteran and comes from a family of military veterans and active-duty service members.

She describes her passion for working with this population as “deeply personal” and is continuously striving to make a positive impact for services members impacted by substance use disorders. Her focus to providing care is holistic and person centered; she believes that individualized interventions and robust family supports are key to “improving the lives we touch.” Through her leadership and expertise, Jesalyn is making a meaningful impact in the lives of those affected by addiction, and she remains dedicated to advancing the field of addiction treatment and recovery.

Jonathan Lee, M.D. - Medical Director at The Farley Center

Jonathan Lee, M.D.
Medical Director at The Farley Center

Dr. Lee is board certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, American Board of Internal Medicine, and American Board of Addiction Medicine. He is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University Of Virginia School Of Medicine. He completed his clinical training in combined internal medicine and psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center, where he was chief resident of Medicine/Psychiatry. He completed his MBA at the Mason School of Business at William & Mary. Dr. Lee is co-chair of the Continuing Professional Development Committee for the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and is serving as Immediate Past President for the Virginia Society of Addiction Medicine. He is also an HIMS approved Psychiatrist.

Melissa Lee Warner, M.D. - Medical Director of Farley Professionals Program
Melissa Lee Warner, M.D.
Medical Director of Farley Professionals Program

Dr. Melissa Lee Warner is a champion of recovery who believes that every patient can achieve a lifetime of sobriety. A graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School, she served for several years as a general medical officer in the US Navy, and then completed a Family Medicine Residency at Case Western Reserve, University Hospitals of Cleveland. This was followed by an Addiction Medicine fellowship, with a concurrent faculty development fellowship in family medicine at UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. Warner is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Passionate about health, wellness and spiritual development, she has special interests in non-intoxicating approaches to pain management, treating eating disorders with an abstinence-based, 12-Step approach, nicotine sobriety; and LGBTQ populations.

Chris Wiertz
Director of Business Development

Chris Wiertz is the Director of Business Development at The Farley Center. Chris has nearly a decade of experience in the field of addiction treatment and business development field. In this position, he is tasked with developing relationships within the community to help streamline access to care for individuals struggling with substance use disorders. Chris is originally from Philadelphia, but has worked in Florida, West Virginia, and Virginia doing business development for addiction treatment facilities. Chris has been in recovery from addiction for nearly a decade which is where his passion comes from.

Justin Mangold, LPC, LSATP, ACS, NCC

Justin Mangold is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner in the state of Virginia, is a Nationally Certified Counselor, and holds an Approved Clinical Supervisor credential.  During his master’s degree program at The College of William and Mary, Justin focused on family therapy and completed his internship at New Horizons Family Counseling Center.  He maintains a strong awareness of the integration of family systems work in the treatment of addiction.  He graduated in 2002 with a Master’s degree in counseling from The College of William and Mary and has worked consistently with Addictions since graduation. Justin has been with Williamsburg Place and The William J. Farley Center for approximately 16 years.  During that time he has worked in both the Primary program and the Farley Professionals’ program, served as lead therapist in the Professionals’ treatment program and is now the Clinical Director.Virginia,Virginia,