Executive Director & Founding Partner
With over 25 years of experience working in the therapeutic industry, Gordon’s expertise includes co-developing and leading operations of 5 clinically driven programs, becoming one of the nation’s largest experiential education adventure therapy programs. Gordon held the position of National Director and was responsible for working directly with multiple state and federal agencies and national accrediting organizations.
These programs served a population of teens and young adults who characterized an at-risk population, struggling with behavioral issues and suffering from drug and alcohol abuse. Under his direction, over 6,800 youth successfully graduated and logged over 450,000 student days in the field.
Gordon is a national leader in the field of Equine Assisted Wellness. Gordon was among the first to be trained and certified in Equine Assisted Growth and Learning. Through the years, Gordon has continued to develop and train Equine Assisted Wellness to individuals and groups in both private and public settings.
As a combat Army Veteran and having an understanding of the therapeutic needs of individuals suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Gordon was asked by Upper Limit Aviation to help develop a training program for veterans returning from the Iraq and Afghanistan war.
Gordon was an officer in the Utah Army National Guard for 18 years and was twice called to active duty in defense of our country. Gordon is an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and a named member of the Crow Nation. Gordon is a husband and father and his primary passion is his family.