Benjamin Randolph MS, CADC III, CIP, CTT, BRI – II – Chief Executive Officer
Ben entered recovery in 1998 after struggling with substances for several years. After working in the construction trades for a number of years, he went on to school and earned his Master’s of Science. Ben has a passion for recovery and institutes recovery principles in all his affairs, including Pacific Crest Trail Detox. As the CEO, Ben and his wife Jennifer (COO), have applied their dreams of helping others into a reality. Ben worked in a methadone clinic, residential treatment, and an intensive outpatient program. Additionally, Ben has worked as the Director of Chemical Dependency at a 78 bed psychiatric hospital where he oversaw a 22-bed unit. Ben has been conducting interventions over the past decade and remains passionate about helping people get and stay clean and sober.
Jennifer Randolph, CAI-II, CIP, CTP, BRI – II, CADC I – Chief Operating Officer
As the Chief Operations Officer of Pacific Crest Trail Detox, Jennifer and her husband Ben turned their dream of helping others get sober into a reality. Jennifer’s addiction to drugs and alcohol started in high school. Without her personal experience with addiction, she would not be where she is today with over 15 years sober. Jennifer brings personal experience with addiction to the table, and she has worked hard to achieve many nationally recognized certifications. Jennifer is a Certified ARISE Interventionist (CAI), Certified Intervention Professional (CIP), Board Registered Interventionist (BRI II), Certified Trauma Professional (CTP) and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC I). Her scope of practice is useful in all stages of recovery, helping those she works with get sober and STAY sober.
Vandal Dindal MD – Medical Director
As our medical director, Dr. Vandana Bindal provides the highest quality of medical care to each and every client who enters into the program. Dr. Vandana Bindal is a board-certified internal medicine physician and has extensive experience working in the field of addiction medicine. She brings 18 years of medical expertise to PCTD. She completed her medical degree from Sawai Man Singh Medical College in Rajasthan, India and completed her residency in internal medicine at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, an affiliate of Cornell University, in Brooklyn, New York.
In her free time, she loves to be with family and friends. She also enjoys gardening and outdoor activities.
Lindsay McGinnis, Nurse Practitioner
I studied at Maryville University in St. Louis, MO to become a Nurse Practitioner. I became interested in addiction medicine early in my career and have over 4 years of addiction medicine experience. I enjoy watching the patients make transformations while in treatment. I moved to the Portland area 3 years ago and love everything about the outdoors here, especially the mild climate and hiking.
Dr. Phyllis Hursey - Medical Provider
Dr. Phyllis D. Hursey has been as a physician for more than 25 years. She began her career in family medicine and worked with a wide range of patients from pre-natal and infancy to geriatric. As the years went by Dr. Hursey discovered that she had a passion for both addiction and pain management, and she began to seek additional education in those specific fields. Dr Hursey applies her medical knowledge and skills to her role with Pacific Crest Trail Detox to provide quality client care. Dr. Hursey received her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, majoring in Social Work. She then went on Howard University College of Medicine to receive her Doctorate in medicine in 1989 and completed her residency in Family Medicine in 1992. In her free time she enjoys playing with her dogs Phoebe and Ruby, traveling, fishing, and singing.