Lisa Carter was recently named CEO of South Community, Inc. She succeeds Carol Smerz who retired after 29 years of service. Lisa has served at South Community, Inc. for over 24 years, most recently as Chief Operations Officer, and brings extensive experience across varied capacities within the organization to her new position.
Pathways, Inc. operates more than 50 facilities in a ten-county region of Kentucky where more than 500 employees provide mental health, SUD and I/DD services. Dr. Kim McClanahan joined Pathways, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer in August of 2008. She previously served as Associate Professor within the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington after having spent over twenty years in Houston, Texas working in the behavioral health field at Baylor College of Medicine, Harris County Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority, private practice, and as co-founder and owner of a clinic for children and adolescents with sexual abuse issues. She earned a Ph.D. in Clinical-Social Psychology from the University of Maine at Orono, and a Master’s degree in General-Experimental Psychology from Morehead State University. She currently serves as Secretary for the Kentucky Association of Regional Programs (KARP), the state association for community mental health centers.
After a nationwide search, Kevin Hazucha, LCSW, was named CEO for the Central Wyoming Counseling Center. Kevin has more than 30 years’ experience in behavioral health, with more than 10 of those years in executive-level roles. He was previously the president of Hudson Valley Mental Health, Inc. in Poughkeepsie, New York.