Mariners Inn Announces Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operations Officer

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE • March 7, 2011 • (313)962-9446 • Contact: Doreen Mannino • dwebb@marinersinn....

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE • March 7, 2011 • (313)962-9446 • Contact: Doreen Mannino • dwebb@marinersinn.org


Detroit, Michigan (March 2011), Mariners Inn is pleased to announce the promotion of David
Sampson to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Sampson has been with Mariners Inn
since 2002. He has held several positions at Mariners Inn, including Chief Operations Officer,
Deputy Executive Director, Clinical Director, Transitional Housing Director, and Dual Diagnosis
Therapist. "I am humbled, extremely grateful and pleased to be a part of such a great team and
organization where the belief is that recovery is possible and real,” says Mr. Sampson.

Prior to joining Mariners Inn, Mr. Sampson served as a Quality Assurance Manager with the
Highland Parks School system, a Therapist with the Children’s Center of Wayne County, and as a
Treatment Director with Wolverine Human Services. Through the State of Michigan, Mr. Sampson is a Licensed Master of Social Worker and he holds an MSW from Wayne State University and a BSW from University of Detroit Mercy.

Carina Yanish has been appointed to the position of Chief Operations Officer. Ms. Yanish
worked for Mariners Inn from 2006 to 2010, serving as a Vocational Counselor and as the Director
of the Transitional Housing Program. In 2010, Ms. Yanish served as the Chief of Staff for Detroit
City Council Member Saunteel Jenkins. Mariners Inn is happy to welcome back Ms. Yanish, who
says that she is “so excited about returning to the Inn in a new capacity. There are great things
happening in the lives of the men here and I am looking forward to working with old and new
colleagues as we continue on our mission to save families...one father at a time."

Founded in 1925 by the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, Mariners Inn is a nationally acclaimed,
licensed, full-service treatment center providing substance abuse treatment, shelter, and supportive
services to Southeast Michigan’s homeless men. Mariners Inn holds the most prestigious threeyear
accreditation through the Commission for the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
(CARF), is licensed to provide integrated treatment, and is one of Detroit’s premier treatment