Mark Van Steenberg, the Creator of Sage Elite is a Licensed and Experienced Clinical Social Worker who utilizes multiple clinical modalities (CBT, DBT, SFBT, MI, ACT) coupled with a holistic body-mind-spirit approach to the work. This involves evolving our mind-body connection utilizing somatic (body-based) mindfulness training, breathwork, progressive muscle relaxation, Yoga Nidra, Hot Yoga, psychoeducation, creativity, and psychodrama.




Tom O. Turner is the CEO of Sage Elite Healing, LLC, where he leads all the corporate efforts that support clinical programming. Turner is also the Chairman and CEO of Turner Holdings, an investment holding company focused on private equity and commercial real estate development. Throughout his nearly 20 year career as an investment banker, corporate strategic acquirer, limited partner, general partner, board chairman, and real estate developer, Turner has participated in over $1.5 billion worth of lower and middle-market acquisitions, divestitures, and real estate developments.

Turner holds a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, from Washington and Lee University and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Rice University. In 2014, Turner graduated from Harvard Business School’s Real Estate Finance and Management program.



Director of Athlete Development

Brandon is a former NFL tight end and a current Co-Owner of Sage Elite Healing. Born and raised in Florence, South Carolina, he attended Newberry College where he played wide receiver on the football team. Joined the NFL as a rookie free agent in 2012 with the Green Bay Packers and went on to spend 5 years in the league playing for the Packers, Minnesota Vikings, Arizona Cardinals and the NY Jets. Brandon earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management from Newberry College and was inducted into the Newberry College Hall of Fame in 2022. 

Brandon experienced a traumatic event in the 2015 NFC Championship Game and went thru a deep depression in 2020, which led him to struggle with his mental health. After seeking support and finding the help he needed, he began his own journey of personally healing. This journey to heal himself, and seeing the results from the work he put in, led him down a path of wanting to help others find their path to healing. On this path, he meet Mark Van Steenberg and together they formed Sage Elite Healing.



Athlete Board Member
Sage Program Development

Zach is a former NFL Defensive Lineman and a current Sage Elite Healing Team Member. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Zach attended and played football at Concordia University, in St Paul, Minnesota. He was a 2-time Division II All American while at Concordia. Zach was Concordia’s first player ever drafted in the NFL, after being selected in the 6th round by the New England Patriots. He spent 5 years in the NFL as a member of the Patriots, where he was a member of the Super Bowl 49 Championship Team, as well as the Minnesota Vikings, Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers, Carolina Panthers, and the Arizona Cardinals. 

Zach is an advocate for men’s physical and mental health and has a passion for helping people better themselves. He is the founder and owner of Any Gains Possible, Strength and Aesthetics Training. As an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist, as well as a former professional athlete, Zach brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in physical health and nutrition to the Sage Elite Healing Athletic Department.



Sage Elite Healing is dedicated to helping individuals and groups align their focus with the Four Realms of Healing. Through Sage Elite’s programming, members will build awareness, organization, and the needed skills to effectively navigate their lives.