David W. Green

David W. Green

Founder & CEO

David Green enjoys building things – businesses and places. Over the years he has been involved in a variety of enterprises, including real estate, automotive, sports, and marketing. In addition to practicing law, he directed the development of the Cape Eleuthera Resort in The Bahamas and serves as Chairman and Founding Director of The Island School and Cape Eleuthera Marine Research Institute. He is currently the founder and CEO of Archipelago Equities, a real estate and small business venture firm based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

David is a lifelong Grand Rapidian. He lives in historic Heritage Hill, after stints in Washington, DC, Africa and The Bahamas. David, and wife, Rae Green (who is an addiction counselor), established Sanford Addiction Treatment Centers in 2015 with a ten bed women’s facility. Their mission was to provide effective and accessible addiction treatment in Michigan. The need to raise the standard of mental health treatment has increased since Sanford was established. And today, Sanford Behavioral Health is licensed and accredited as a substance use disorder, eating disorder, and co-occurring mental health treatment facility serving Michigan and beyond. Sanford is led by a growing team of medical, clinical and support personnel providing medication managed and science-based treatment to residential, outpatient and telehealth patients.

But, the goal remains the same – to improve the overall health of residents Michigan with recovery oriented systems of care. Sanford offers integrated treatment models; person-centered, safe, and medically and clinically proven treatment.

David’s business expertise was instrumental in the renovation and establishment of Sanford Addiction Treatment Centers. He continues to be involved in all aspects of its operations, while looking for more new things to build. David loves cooking, architecture, gardening and exercise. He is often out exploring the city…

David says, “I strive to create unique and comfortable spaces. With Sanford Addiction Treatment Centers, our residents inspire us to be exceptional in everything we do.”