Author of the bestselling memoir, We Are The Luckiest: The Surprising Magic of a Sober Life, and host of Tell Me Something True podcast, Laura McKowen is a leading voice in modern recovery and the founder of TLC. She believes deeply in the power of every person to transform through connection to a deeper purpose. She lives on the north shore of Boston with her daughter, boyfriend, and two cats.
Founder & CEO
Eric Johnson is an adventurer, writer, and certified coach. He is also the cohost of the podcast “Inside Job”. He draws his inspiration from his background as a leader in corporate America and as a teacher and coach at one of the world’s top business schools. He also believes that Mother Nature and 90's grunge music are among the greatest sources of wisdom available.
Vice President, Member Experience & Operations
Brooke left behind a rat-race corporate marketing role to follow her passion for building brands that serve recovery and mental wellness communities. She's a mom, a Usui Reiki Master, and a spinner of wool and weaver of yarn. Brooke is a crusader for sobriety, and an evangelist for claiming a life beyond your wildest imagination. She lives with daughter in Atlanta, GA.
Marketing & Communications Specialist
Student first, teacher second, Dharamjeev is a heart centered woman who values the inner work that brings about an unshakable trust in one's self. Indigenous teachings, song and ceremony, Kundalini yoga and meditation are ways that she shows up to the path. Dharamjeev's soul purpose is to empower and hold loving space for others to come home to this place in themselves. She lives in a small ocean mountain town on Vancouver Island in Canada.
Tanya is an operations specialist who loves working behind the scenes of her clients' businesses to make their lives easier. She’s an independent introvert who jumped off the corporate train and paved her own path. Tanya’s passionate about living an authentic, alcohol-free life and enjoys walking with others on the same journey. She lives with her husband, 3 kids, 2 cats, and a dog in Minnesota.
Operations & Customer Support Specialist
Tammi is a mild-mannered insurance adjuster by day and a writer/blogger and yoga teacher the rest of the time. She focuses on the yoga of Karma which concerns itself with duty, right action and social justice. She is a recent empty-nester who lives in a rural mountain town in Southern California. Sober since 1996, Tammi is passionate about showing up for open-hearted, authentic living, and inspiring healthy meaningful connections.
Meeting Leader & Community Support
Kelvin is a Recovery Coach, Recovery Support Specialist, certified Sound Healer, author, and speaker. He was featured in the powerful documentary, Uprooting Addiction, and is the author of Finding Freedom Behind Bars: A Journey Of Self-Discovery & Healing. Kelvin is passionate about holding space for people to heal and is known for his warm, loving, and down-to-earth way of connecting with people.
Louise is still trying to decide what defines her and isn't afraid to say that she doesn’t know, or that she ever will. Sober since April 2009, she lives in the UK with her two children and has been building the foundation for what she calls Life v3.0. Having recently left the corporate world to write her long attempted novel, she joins the TLC team as an experienced recovery leader and mentor.
Meeting Leader & Community Support
Sarah is a lifelong teacher, leader, and lover of dirt. When she’s not mentoring kids and adults in the school setting, you'll find her puttering around in her garden enjoying the unique thrill that comes from growing beautiful things. Sarah understands the blessings of community and the joy and power that can be found in telling the truth about our lives. She hopes to use the decades of experience in teaching and leading to be of service to others in recovery. She lives in rural Connecticut with her wife, step-son, and Maccabee, the Maine Coon rescue cat.
Mike B. is a semi-retired Chicago based beloved member of TLC with a passion for recovery, friendship, mentoring, and humor. With over 39 years of sobriety, Mike brings encouragement, hope, and compassionate wisdom to the community. He’s our resident golf pro who enjoys movies, reading, and spending time with his children and six grandchildren.
We’ve all had our beginning. Our day we decided we’d had enough. Or maybe we’re needing more connection than we’re getting in other meetings. Whatever your reason, we’re so glad you’re here. We can’t wait to meet you. Welcome to the club.