Key Staff

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.

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.