7527Carrie Cadwell Dr. Carrie Cadwell succeeds CJ Davis as CEO and Chief Strategy and Operations Officer for Four County Counseling Center. She joined Four County Counseling Center in 2013 as Chief Clinical Officer and more recently served as Chief Operations Officer. Carrie earned her Mater’s in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University and her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from Adler School of Professional Psychology. 
6887Sydney Blair The Center for Mental Health has been improving lives for over 40 years. The Center provides quality mental healthcare, diversified programming, and a full range of community-based services to both adults and children. The Center has 25 locations serving a total of more than 4,000 clients annually throughout 10 counties in central Montana.

Sydney Blair served multiple roles at the Center for Mental Health prior to her appointment as CEO in 2011. She holds a Master’s degree from Colorado State University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. 
7527CJ Davis Burrell Behavioral Health is a private, not for profit organization that has served community behavioral health needs in Central and Southwest Missouri for more than 40 years. Burrell offers mental health, substance abuse and autism diagnostic and treatment services to children, adolescents, adults and families.

CJ Davis took the helm at Burrell Behavioral Health in October. He was previously the CEO of another mhca member organization, Four County Counseling Center in Logansport, Indiana.  CJ has been repeatedly identified by his peers as an innovative and entrepreneurial leader. We are pleased to continue our association with CJ and look forward to hearing more about his work at Burrell Behavioral Health.
7527Sharon Freese Truman Medical Center Behavioral Health delivers comprehensive services to more than 17,000 patients annually through community outreach clinics in the Kansas City metropolitan area and in the Crossroads Art District. Their unique role as a hospital-based mental health center supports a whole-person, integrated health model of service delivery that is increasingly the standard of best practice for healthcare.

Sharon Freese was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Behavioral Health in 2016.  She has more than 25 years of nursing, mental health and healthcare leadership experience and spent has served a variety of roles at TMC over the years. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and went on to earn her Master’s of Social Work from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Sharon is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, as well as a Crisis Prevention Institute instructor.
7527Rob Runquist CrossWinds Counseling and Wellness serves about 3,800 clients annually across seven counties in central Kansas. They provide more than 55 specialized and comprehensive services through psychologists, clinical social workers, substance abuse counselors, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, case managers, attendant care workers, wraparound facilitators, peer support workers and others.

Rob Runquist has been CEO at CrossWinds since January 2014. He has led the organization though several significant changes from outsourcing the IT department and implementing a user-friendly EMR, to opening satellite offices throughout the catchment area. He also led an organization-wide rebranding effort, which resulted in a 24% increase in new clients within the first year. 

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