Frank joined Bayaud in 2020 after working for the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless’ (CCH) Vocational Services Division. Frank’s focus was on the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) and the Transition from Jail to Community Collaborative (TJCC) program. Prior to joining CCH, Frank was Director/Owner of New Beginnings Counseling Center and the Phil Cordova Adolescent Community Drop-in Center. As a Navy veteran, Frank utilized HVRP services and brings this lived experience to his work at Bayaud assisting adults experiencing homelessness where they are on in their journey. Frank serves as an advocate and educator for justice-involved adults with mental health, substance misuse and vocational needs who may be homeless or formerly homeless. Frank is a Founding Member of Colorado Mental Health Professionals Association and was nominated twice for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Consumer/Peer Leaders Voice Award.