Adam Banks, CIP CARC

Adam Banks, CIP, CARC is a co-founder of Suntra Modern Recovery and Head of Recovery Programs. Adam has 12 years of continuous sobriety, is certified as an interventionist trained in the ARISE method, and is also a certified addiction recovery coach.

Adam has helped hundreds of people break free from drug and alcohol addictions by customizing programs and inspiring change. Having lived experience of addiction, Adam has created programs of recovery that allow people to work towards recovery in "real life". Adam believes that successful recovery comes in many ways and many forms, and thinks everyone can achieve recovery through goal setting and continuous self improvement.

Adam began his career as an airline pilot and understands what it is like to function at a very high level and struggle with addiction. After the events of 9-11, Adam began a second career in healthcare and has operated a number of successful healthcare ventures. In addition to being a former Airline Transport Pilot, where he operated at the FAA's highest license, Adam also holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Adam splits his time between New York City and Long Island with his partner, children, and golden-doodle, Penny. He is also a founding chapter member for the Trevor Project, a national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth.

Adam Banks, CIP CARC