Our Team


Cornerstones of Maine is the result of a labour of love for our two founders, Josh and Jake. It is independently owned by them and was established on the foundation of their desire to create a young adult transition program that is based on mental health research and experience. Not only are they the founders, they are also part of our core clinical staff.

Life Skills Team

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Kelly Reynolds, CHWC, CLMC

Life Skills Manager

Kelly is a Certified Health and Wellness Coach with a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her focus lies in creating and supporting a culture of emotional well-being and resiliency. Kelly has been involved in coaching since 2017 after spending over 20 years in Retail Management. She is an avid biker and fitness enthusiast who hopes to connect her passion for physical activity with the Life Skills mission. 

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Emily Gendron

Portland Lead Life Skills Coach


Emily is a Maine native, born and raised in Aroostook county. Emily is a trained life coach and has a Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Science from the University of Maine in Fort Kent. During her personal time, Emily can be found outside with her dog Roxie, spending time with friends and family, and doing a wide variety of crafting projects. Emily recently started learning about Kundalini yoga practices and hopes to learn how to play the ukulele in the future. 

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Laura Savard

Kennebunkport Lead Life Skills Coach

Laura's career has focused on working with schools and the artistic community to build teaching programs, most recently as Director at a local community art center. Laura brought her experience teaching and engaging young people to Cornerstones in our life skills department, where she seeks to engage young people to build real-world skills informed by executive functioning research. When not helping our residents to organize, motivate, and act effectively, Laura is working on her art in her private studio. Laura continues to strive to inspire and connect people through art and her practice of Native American traditions. Laura is a proud mother of two and a resident of Maine for over 20 years.

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David Glidden, M. Ed.

Kennebunkport Lead Life Skills Coach

David has earned his Bachelor of Liberal Arts/Humanities from Bradford College as well as a Master of Education from Rivier College. He spent 8 years as a 4th-grade teacher in Rye, NH, and holds certifications in Wilderness First Aid and CPR. David is a father to 3 boys, ages 16,14, and 12 and he enjoys woodworking/furniture building, cooking, surfing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, and fishing.

Leslie Ouellette


Leslie is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian in Maine and the owner of a private practice of dietitians in Kennebunk. Cornerstone contracts with Leslie to provide group nutrition education programming. In addition to this programming, Leslie is also available to residents who need additional support with developing healthy relationships with food and their bodies. Leslie works closely with the clinical staff to ensure continuity of care. Leslie has a diverse background and education that drives her approach to nutrition including: 



  • Dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Dietetics and Food Science & Human Nutrition (Minor in Small Business Entrepreneurship) from the University of Vermont

  • Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition from University of Maine, Orono

  • Master of Public Health degree from the University of New England 



  • Registered Dietitian and Licensed in the state of Maine


In addition to counseling clients for Nourished Lifestyles, Leslie is also adjunct faculty at the University of New England, teaching hands-on cooking instruction and basic nutrition courses.