Meet Our Team
Carter D. Pope, Jr. - CEO
Carter is a successful real estate and private equity investor. Prior to founding Chattanooga Detox Center, Carter worked in insurance brokerage in New York City and as a real estate private equity acquisitions specialist in Atlanta. He completed his undergraduate degree at Washington & Lee University and has an MBA from the UNC Keenan-Flagler Business School.
Alec Pagliarulo - President
President Alec Pagliarulo has spent his entire career working in the addiction and mental health community. He has worked in various roles, including benefits analyst, admissions coordinator, and business development specialist. Alec is passionate about providing the best possible care to individuals struggling to overcome addiction. He aims to create positive recovery experiences, including programs rooted in integrity that pave a path for long-term growth.
Dr. Rahul Gupta - Medical Director
Gupta Brings Over A Decade Of Experience To Chattanooga Detox Center. Dr. Gupta Specializes In Treating Adults With Substance Use And Psychiatric Disorders. His Extensive Clinical Experience Includes Medication-Assisted Treatment, Medical-Surgical Consultation And Psychiatric Stabilization In Acute Settings. Dr. Gupta Completed His General Psychiatry Residency At The University Of Connecticut Followed By A Fellowship In Addiction Psychiatry At Emory University. He Is Double Board-Certified In Both Of These Specialties. Dr. Gupta Is Passionate About His Work In Substance Abuse And Is An Advocate For Reducing The Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness.