Rourke is the current Director of Business Development with Red Rock Recovery Center, an extended care program in Lakewood CO. Before joining Red Rock Recovery Center Rourke spent the 8 previous years working in Recovery with The Phoenix where he ran programming, open chapters both in Colorado and nationally, lead events and started his advocacy work. All this lead him to form a deep passion for the power of community and building a strong bridge into recovery.
Being an advocate for Treatment, Recovery and Recovery Support Services he has, and continues to, engage in the discussion around substance use disorder crafting legislating and organizing stakeholders to fight for better regulation and better funding for both Treatment and Recovery. Rourke is the Attorney General Appointed Co-Chair of the Recover Ready Colorado work group, Vice President of Colorado Recovery Residencies, Colorado Professional Liaison Association Leadership committee, and member with the Colorado Providers Association.
In his free time, Rourke is an avid practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and enjoys a time with his wonderful Family and Friends.