Author: Tori Utley

Tori Utley
Tori Utley is an entrepreneur working jointly in technology innovation and addiction recovery, holding an M.B.A. and an addictions counseling license in Minnesota. By day, she works as a mobile Product Manager at Mayo Clinic and is working with the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology on a new mobile application for mood monitoring and mental health.

Outside of Mayo Clinic, she is the Founder and CEO of an early‐stage tech and social venture startup company, Tinua, with the goal of reducing monetary waste by reallocating for social impact. She is also the Founder and Executive Director of More Than An Addict, an organization committed to the reduction of addiction stigma through promoting education, employment, and entrepreneurship for individuals in long‐term recovery, as well as the Co‐Founder of an upcoming innovation to addiction treatment and sober housing, with the goal of keeping recovering individuals “safe, sober, now.”

In addition to her work with addiction recovery, she is a Contributing Writer with Forbes, maintains participation with the Forbes Under 30 Network, and serves as the Director of Strategic Engagement at Mission 21, an anti‐trafficking organization in Minnesota.
  • Credentials:
    B.S. in Addiction and Psychology, Liberty University; M.B.A. from Liberty University Graduate School of Business; Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) through the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (BBHT)
  • Organizations:
    Mayo Clinic, More Than An Addict, Doc’s Recovery House, Mission 21, Tinua, Forbes
  • Expertise:
    Entrepreneurship, Addiction Recovery, Technology, Social Entrepreneurship, Innovation
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