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.
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.
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.
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.

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