Michael Tillem: Founder of the Journey House Recovery Foundation, Michael is a certified peer recovery specialist with over 16 years of long-term recovery. He has run recovery and detox support services and sober living houses for over 10 years, and has helped countless individuals realize their worth and find successful recovery from substance use disorders. Michael is passionate about helping others recover so that they can achieve a thriving life. He has experienced the many complexities of recovery, and has found that by being of service to others and always making recovery a priority, an incredible, faith-driven life is possible.
Michael is also the owner and operator of TPML, a property maintenance and landscaping company which affords The Journey House Recovery Foundation the opportunity to provide employment to some of its participants. Michael and his wife, Kimberly, have four children, Jeremy, Kaeler, Nathaniel and Garrett, and two grandchildren, Jayden and Emma.