Our Staff Members

Kelly Pitts
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND CO-FOUNDER

As a woman in long-term recovery and lifelong resident of South Florida, Kelly knows the community and its people which allows her to relate to anyone who walks through our doors. Kelly has multiple years of experience in the Addiction Treatment field, Program Development and specializes in implementing extraordinary visions, she maintains compliance with industry, state, and licensing standards. She is a leader with a strong background in operations management. Kelly also passionately invests her time into community outreach to help anyone suffering from addiction.

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Katie Jo Larkin
CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Katie Jo was born in Florida and raised in Palm Beach County. Focused on determining the underlying influence behind individuals’ behavior, she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida. After obtaining her degree, Katie was hired at her first treatment center, which is where she decided to pursue a profession in counseling, prompting her to attain a Masters of Education in Mental Health Counseling from Florida Atlantic University. Katie Jo brings her experience as a Behavioral Health Technician, Case Manager, Detox Therapist, Primary Therapist, Program Director, and over 9 years in the field to Better Tomorrow Treatment Center. Katie’s experience and pursuit of growth through learning, both professionally and personally, have allowed her to place an emphasis in her work on codependency and family/relationship dynamics. Having experienced a parent suffering from the addiction of alcoholism who is now over 20 years sober, Katie is passionate and dedicated to helping those struggling to recover from the negative effects of addiction and dedicated to helping them experience a life of healthy living.

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Dr. Pamela Tambini
CHIEF MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Dr. Pamela Tambini is the Chief Medical Director for Better Tomorrow Treatment Center, and she is a board-certified Medical Internist. In addition to her role as our Chief Medical Director, Dr. Tambini continues to practice Internal Medicine at a prestigious hospital.Dr. Tambini graduated at the top of her class on the Dean’s List from Medical School. Upon graduation she was admitted into the highly selected, nationally renowned residency program at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center.Since 2013, Dr. Tambini has successfully helped patients from all over the world to optimize their health through better primary and preventive medicine. Dr. Tambini focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.Her specialization in anti-aging, prevention of the onset of disease, management of sports injuries, and optimal physical health and performance has been a great asset to Better Tomorrow Treatment Center.Dr. Tambini maintains an active lifestyle, Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Tambini studied pre-med and psychology. She received a full scholarship to play Division I basketball while in college and continues to be an avid crossfit participant.

Zane Morris
PRIMARY THERAPIST

Zane received a bachelor’s degree, majoring in Sociology and minoring in Psychology. In 2005 he made the decision to pursue a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology/ Mental Health Counseling at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Zane graduated, completing the Mental Health, Substance abuse and Marriage and Family track. Zane is a highly dedicated, caring, and serious – minded, professional.His demonstrated strengths include: sound leadership, highly effective communication skills, team player and compassion for others.Zane started his career working with children and families, providing families with counseling, connecting them with the social resources available in the community. While in his career, he noticed there was a great need for providing social services for the homeless, especially homeless veterans. Needless to say, he began a career working with homeless veterans in Palm Beach County, connecting them to social services in the community, services at the VA. Zane also helped veterans with finding affordable housing. While working with the veteran community he noticed two of the biggest issues veterans struggled with were mental health and substance abuse.Zane eventually found himself working in the substance abuse arena. Now, 10 years later he still is working with people who suffer from the disease of addiction. Zane’s passion for his job stems from the negative impact substance abuse has had on himself and his family.

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Charlotte Morgan
CASE MANAGER/ ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR

Charlotte Morgan is a Case Manager/ Admissions Coordinator for Better Tomorrow Treatment Center. She has been a part of the Better Tomorrow Team since we opened our doors in June 2018 and has worked in the field of substance abuse since 2016.Having personally experienced addiction and recovery she possesses a unique knowledge of how the treatment and the recovery process works not only for the recovering addict but for the families as well.Charlotte is dedicated to help each client who walks through our doors and believes that starts with making them feel safe and comfortable. Charlotte is originally from Connecticut, and moved to Florida in 2012.

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Luke Smith
CLIENT SUPPORT SUPERVISOR

Originally from Maryland, Luke moved to Florida seeking help in overcoming his personal struggle with addiction. Through his own recovery he developed the desire to help others overcome addiction. Luke made the decision to leave his career as a corporate chef for 10 years to permanently relocate to Florida so he could enter the field of behavioral health services.Luke joined the Better Tomorrow Treatment Center as a behavioral health technician. He quickly developed strong personal relationships with the clients through support and guidance. He was promoted to Client Support Supervisor after demonstrating excellent leadership skills and abilities.As the Client Support Supervisor, Luke maintains the professional and effective day-to-day operations of the Better Tomorrow Treatment Center housing program. Working closely with the clinical department to ensure proper policies and procedures are being followed and that client care is being carried out true to the vision of the company.Luke also works directly with the clients to identify, prioritize and address their individual needs. Through this process, clients are offered encouragement and personal support as they develop healthy habits, productive daily schedules and self- confidence.

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Rachel Given, MSW, Registered Clinical Social Work Intern
PRIMARY THERAPIST

Rachel was born and raised in Lake Worth, FL. She graduated with a Master of Social Work degree from Barry University and is currently a Registered Clinical Social Work Intern. Rachel brings 6 years of experience in the substance abuse field. She is trained in EMDR and uses a trauma informed approach. She believes it’s not about what’s wrong with you but what happened to you. During her schooling Rachel took a strong interest in Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) study focusing on how childhood trauma can increase risks for substance abuse. Rachel has a passion for working closely with families affected by their loved one’s chemical dependency.

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John Pitts
DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

John grew up locally and saw the impact that drugs were having on friends, family and the community at large and decided to join in the fight. In 2019, he began working at Better Tomorrow Treatment Center to help patients overcome substance abuse disorders. His goal is to provide cost-effective and evidence-based care that merges the best of patient care and science. At Better Tomorrow Treatment Center, John plays an important role as the Director of Business Development. He works closely with our team and community partners to better identify ways to expand Better Tomorrow’s presence and services.

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