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Scott Portney, B.S.
Scott Portney, B.S.

Director of Business Development – Paradigm Austin

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Scott graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology and minor in communications. Scott has over 18 years of business development experience in the health, wellness, and fitness space. He has successfully grown and sold multiple companies from the ground up. Scott is a certified personal trainer and martial arts enthusiast who also enjoys giving back to others and has been working with adolescents for over 15 years. Scott enjoys always growing both personally and professionally and spending time with his wife and 5-year-old twins.

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Todd J. Dugas, LCSW
Todd J. Dugas, LCSW

Executive Director – Paradigm Austin

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Todd Dugas has over 28 years of professional experience in the behavioral health field, first receiving his licensure as an addictions counselor in 1992, working as a front-line therapist for 8 years, and then completing his MSSW in Administration and Planning in 1998 before working in a senior clinical and executive director capacity for the past 20 years.

Todd has the unique ability to impact an organization at all levels of operations. He is known for his leadership acumen in creating environments and cultures that focus on fulfilling an organization’s mission, vision and values.

Todd’s 21 years of leadership experience in behavioral health organizations include initial conceptualization, implementation, and maintenance phases of development and growth, directing the day-to-day operations, managing and developing staff, and assuring high quality care and compliance within Joint Commission and HHSC regulatory standards.

Todd takes a solution-focused and asset-based approach when leading staff, engaging and serving clients, and believes that everyone has inherent capacity to grow and improve their mental wellness.

Todd maintains a healthy work-life balance by spending time with his wife, his son, his large family, and cycling.

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