Mindy Elliott, BA
(she/ her)

Mindy (she/her) is a Bend native and chose to pursue a career working with young people after graduating from Oregon State University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies. She has been with The Academy since 2005, starting as a Resident Monitor and moving into the Treatment Coordinator position later that year. Throughout the years of working closely with students and families, Mindy has developed a strong sense of respect and admiration for the challenging process they go through. She is a firm believer in empowering the students to tap into their own strength and resilience along their journey of self-discovery and transformation.

In 2021, Mindy moved into the Director position where she continues to enjoy being able to support both the students and the staff in a variety of ways including, staff trainings, overseeing licensing requirements, and human resources responsibilities. Away from work, Mindy enjoys spending time with her family along the Oregon Coast, as well as taking advantage of the many outdoor amenities Central Oregon has to offer such as hiking and snowboarding.