DaughertyKristen Daugherty

Emergence Health Network of El Paso, Texas, rejoined mhca this quarter. EHN is the largest mental health provider in El Paso County with 19 service locations. They assist adults, children, veterans, and homeless and justice-involved individuals with severe/persistent mental illness, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and substance abuse issues. CEO Kristen Daugherty, who has been at the helm since 2012, reports EHN recently opened a private-pay clinic to provide mental health, substance use and primary care services outside of the state funding stream.

ODayKate 2018 fromTwitter crKate O'Day Gateway is Birmingham's oldest nonprofit and Alabama's leader in family solutions. They offer a variety of programs including Intensive Residential Treatment, Financial Freedom, Family Counseling, Therapeutic Foster Care Intensive In-Home Services, and an Independent Living Program.

Kate O’Day is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over three decades of experience serving children and families. Before becoming President and CEO of Gateway in 2014, she made meaningful impacts through her roles as Founder of Richland Horizon Consulting for organizational excellence and Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Children's Services. Kate earned her Master of Social Work at Florida International University and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Florida.
BurdenMatt 2018 crMatt Burden Matthew Burden succeeded Rocco Schiralli as President/CEO of Porter-Starke Services on December 29, 2017. He previously served as Executive Director/CEO at Swanson Center. He holds a Doctorate of Developmental Psychology from Loyola University Chicago and serves as a board member for the Indiana Council of Community Mental Health Centers. Rocco Schiralli will stay on at Porter-Starke as their Chief Strategy Officer.
MyersJim 2018 fromACMHSPressRelease crJim Myers Jim Myers succeeded Jerry Jenkins as CEO of Anchorage Community Mental Health Services on January 16, 2018. Most recently Jim has been conducting program reviews for several leading academic psychiatry departments across the country. Prior to that, he was the Executive Director of the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children's Hospital of Colorado in Aurora. Jim has an MBA from Indiana University and over 20 years of healthcare leadership experience.
DalyJodi 2016 FromWebArticleJodi Daly Jodi Daly was selected as the new CEO of Comprehensive Healthcare following the retirement of long-time CEO Rick Weaver.  Jodi has worked in the behavioral healthcare field for 25 years, most recently as CEO of Western Montana Mental Health Center, which is also an mhca member organization.

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