MEET THE STAFF

OF SKY RANCH

2O4A2525.jpg

Anna Bertrand 
Executive Director

Anna Bertrand graduated from Wayne State College in July 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement. She is currently finishing her Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health, to be completed in Spring of 2022. She began her career at Sky Ranch as an intern in May of 2010 and was hired as a full-time Reunification Worker a few months later. She was first promoted to a Behavioral Health Specialist in 2011, and then to the Associate Director position in 2019. 

“I see true growth potential for the agency as a whole and look forward to actively engaging and investing in the clients we serve, the Siouxland community, and our providers who do meaningful and profound work.” Anna's background is in behavioral health though her goals for the agency include expanding current services to better meet client needs. 

Sky Ranch19 031r.jpg

Mitch Kulawik, CDAC
Substance Use and Development Director

Mitch Kulawik has worked as a Substance Use Counselor for over 10 years.  He graduated from Creighton University in 2003 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, but after finding recovery himself in 2006, he decided to become involved in a field that helps other addicts find recovery.  In 2014, after spending a few years working as a recovery coach, behavioral health intervention specialist, peer support specialist, and substance use counselor, he started KCS outpatient treatment program to better help individuals find new ways to overcome their struggles with Substance Use and Problematic Gambling Disorders utilizing a mix of 12 Step and evidence-based treatment programs and improving whole health awareness.  “It is my goal to help these individuals find the courage for everyday living.”                                                                      

RCSKRanch19 012r.jpg

Rachael Conolly 

Behavioral Health Specialist

Rachael Conolly was hired at Sky Ranch Behavioral Services in September 2019. Rachael graduated from Wayne State College in 2018 with a Bachelor's Degree in Human Service Counseling. She completed an internship with The State of Nebraska Probation.

“I enjoy working for Sky Ranch because I get to see positive changes by helping others lean towards a positive direction.“ She excels with younger children and early adolescents. She has exceptional experience in motivating and guiding young females to aim for a healthier lifestyle as well as working with individuals who struggle with mental health disorders such as ADHD, ODD, anxiety, major depressive disorder, and adjustment disorders. Rachael’s expertise is in teaching life skills to youth and adolescents. They are able to achieve goals that obtain to their challenges and weaknesses which leads to a more equipped individual. Rachael’s passion is to educate children and early adolescents that the choices you make not only affect our lives and our futures, but your choices can also have an impact on others' lives as well.