Our Leadership Team


Brent Gaston

Founder of PAX | Memphis

Brent was born and raised in Memphis. Having lived here most of his life, he graduated from Ridgeway High School and went on to earn BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Memphis. Brent has operated a business for many years in Florida in which he employs people in recovery, offering them a second chance. Brent is dedicated to helping the community in Memphis to help save lives and rebuild families.


Anthony Stewart

National Director of Licensing and Administration

Anthony has spent the past 12 years working in a variety of health care settings including Hospitals, Doctor’s Offices and Nursing Homes.. With comprehensive skills including facility compliance for licensing & accreditation, operational management, and strategic implementation Anthony manages back office coordination at Campus Recovery and its family of locations. He takes great pride in the positive feedback received from both clients and their families in regards to their experience at Campus Recovery.

Anthony holds Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration and is completing an MBA with a health care concentration at Nova Southeastern University. Anthony is an avid sports fan and enjoys going on outdoor adventures in his spare time.


Hunter Manrodt

National Director of Business Development

Hunter has several years of experience in the the addiction field and has held titles such as Group facilitator, Admissions Coordinator as well as Director of Business Development. Being in recovery for several years himself, he enjoys giving back to his community. Hunter is involved with several different substance abuse coalitions and sober home task forces to help educate people on the disease of addiction, as well as unethical practices of treatment.
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