Lifeways Leadership


Steve Jensen, MPA
Chief Executive Officer

Steve has served as the Lifeways CFO since 2008. In this position, he provides management and oversight of finance, budgeting, payroll, patient financial services, client access, and information/technology services. Prior to joining Lifeways, Steve worked for over fifteen years in acute care hospitals, including St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center and the University of Utah Hospital.   Steve holds a master's degree in Public Administration and Health Services Administration.

Dr. Sandra Lare, DO
Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Lare is a nationally board-certified psychiatrist with extensive experience in treating individuals across the lifespan. Dr. Lare has clinical interests in nutritional psychiatry and integrative medicine. She joined Lifeways in 2014 and provides supervision of the medical programs.

Sarah Andrade, LCSW
Executive Director, Idaho

Sarah Andrade, LCSW is the Behavioral Health Director overseeing Lifeways services in Idaho. Sarah joined Lifeways in 2013. Sarah currently supports clinical and administrative leadership as well as growth and development for Lifeways continuum of care in Idaho including outpatient programing, Lifeways Hospital, Stepping Stones Intensive Outpatient Programs,  Resiliency Support for Healthcare Workers and Leaders, the Western Idaho Community Crisis Center, and a robust clinical internship program.