Albert Samaras | Executive Director & Founder
Al has close to 25 years of experience building and growing organizations with a focus on healthcare services. He excels at managing complex environments and is a recognized leader in developing innovative and effective addiction recovery programs.
Prior to founding Clearpoint, he spent five years as Executive Vice President of Turnbridge (formerly Turning Point) in New Haven, CT During his tenure, he was instrumental in the organization’s transition from a small non-profit to an accredited long-term treatment program for adolescents and young adults.
In 2014, Al founded Westport House, a nationally-recognized sober living community lcoated in Westport, CT. Under his leadership, Westport House has grown from one location to three and is recognized as a leading provider of transitional sober living in the northeast United States.
Before his own experience with addiction and recovery, Al spent over 15 years in executive leadership and business development positions at HealthSouth Corporation and SourceMed, Inc. He studied Marketing at the University of Maine Orono and majored in Management Information Systems at Central Connecticut State University.