AWARE’s management team includes Chief Executive Officer Larry Noonan, Chief Financial Officer Geri Wyant, Chief Habilitation Officer Mike Schulte and Medical Director Dr. John Tupper.
Larry Noonan, Chief Executive Officer
Larry has been employed with AWARE Inc. since September 1988. He received his bachelor of science degree in psychology, with an emphasis on behavior analysis from Montana State University-Billings (formerly Eastern Montana College). He has over 30 years of professional experience, including positions as bureau chief and training and contract manager with the Montana State Developmental Disabilities Division, as well as consultant with the Montana State Department of Administration. In 2007, he was awarded the “Entrepreneur of the Year” Award by the Montana Ambassadors and received the Behavioral Health Care Champion award.
Geri Wyant, Chief Financial Officer
Geri has worked with AWARE since August 1992. She graduated from Carroll College with a bachelor’s degree in both accounting and business administration. She has over 25 years of professional, managerial, and administrative work experience.
Mike Schulte, Chief of Habilitation Services
Mike has been employed with AWARE since October 1994. He has a bachelor’s degree in vocational rehabilitation and related services from Montana State University-Billings (formerly Eastern Montana College). He has over thirty years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
Dr. John Tupper, Medical Director
Dr. Tupper is a graduate of Stanford University. He received his M.D. from the University of Texas San Antonio School of Medicine. He attended the University of Virginia, specializing in both psychiatry and childhood psychiatry. Dr. Tupper has been with AWARE providing outpatient care in Helena and surrounding areas since 2009 as well as 1996-1998. Previously, he worked as a staff psychiatrist at Shodair Children’s Hospital and held a private practice in Helena.