Marc Ruggiero

  • Clinical Therapist/Assistant Clinical Director

    L.C.S.W. Social Work - State of Montana M.S.W. Social Work - Walla Walla University B.S. Recreation Management - University of Montana

    "Once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest places if you look at it right." - Robert Hunter

  • Phone:

    (406) 758-8118
  • Where did you grow up?

    Glastonbury, Connecticut, which is just outside of Hartford

  • Tell us about your family.

    My wife Heidi and I have a 3 year old daughter Brenna and a 17 month old son Logan. Parenting two young kids has been very rewarding but equally tiring, but I wouldn't trade it for anything.

  • Briefly describe your work experience.

    I spent 4 years out of college working seasonal positions teaching skiing, running a summer day camp for elementary students, and working construction. I started at Summit Prep in March of 2004 as a night house parent. Since that time I have been a Residential Counselor, Charge Residential Counselor, Residential Department Supervisor, and now team therapist. My experience at Summit has been a very exciting and rewarding one.

  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be?

    I would say Heli Skiing in Alaska. Skiing is my favorite thing to do and Heli Skiing in Alaska could be the best place to do it.

  • What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

    With two small children my time outside of work involves a lot of playgrounds, toys, and diapers. When I have the opportunity I like to be outside hiking, biking, hunting, and skiing to list a few of my hobbies. I'm fortunate enough to live in a place that offers amazing outdoor recreation.

  • What draws you most to this type of work?

    Initially I was drawn to this because I like working with people. What keeps me interested is the connections that can be made with the students and being able to really see them grow and mature.

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1605 Danielson Rd Kalispell, MT 59901
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