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Deborah Kay-Ostrander 


International Alcohol and Drug Counselor and  Qualified Federal DOT Substance Abuse Professional

Therapist/Executive Director  at Keys to Success over 25 years experience


As the owner of Keys to Success, Deborah's responsibilities are supervising staff and serving as the administrator for all the programs, policies, and procedures for Keys to Success. 


As a therapist, Deborah is a SAP-Federal Substance Abuse professional. For 30+ years she has specialized in helping teenagers and adults with co-occurring addiction based issues through individual and group sessions. She is very engaged in the community referrals and resources.


Brittney Kuntz, BA-CADC 



 Brittney assists Executive Director with clinical needs and specializes in womens issues through individual sessions and assists in facilitating in men, women, and teen groups. She is engaged in the community and resources. Brittney is also certified in Prime for Life (OWI/DUI) 12 hour court mandated class Instructor.


Miranda Lopez

Data Entry  Specialist 


Miranda ensures the integrity of data for the State of Iowa and assists the executive director, office management, and administrative office assistant when needed. She is one of the first people you will see when you enter "Keys," and she greets everyone with a warm, helpful demeanor.

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Kaila Plum, BA

Administrative Assistant/Substance Use Disordered Technician 

Kaila is the first person people see when they come to "Keys."

She is always around to welcome clients and make coming to "Keys" an inviting, seamless experience. She also assists the executive director with day-to-day operations such as filing paperwork, answering phone calls, and communicating with clients' lawyers/probation officers/employers. Kaila is currently being supervised while she obtains hours to become a substance abuse counselor.

Richard Martin, PHD

Medical Director


Richard is the medical director that has oversight and consults with the executive director concerning clients charts and general oversight of relationships with support staff. 

Elaine VanderLinden

  Billing Specialist


Elaine serves as a liaison to clerical staff. She assists with clerical needs in terms of all insurance companies and understanding policy changes regarding billing expectations in rendering of counseling services.

Heidi Kay-Ostrander , PTA

Office Manager


Heidi assists in the supervision of office staff, consulting with the Executive Director concerning revenue and expenses, fiscal budget/bookkeeping as well as assists the Executive Director with transportation needs.

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