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Southern Maryland Community Network Inc - Executive Director Resume Example

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Professional Summary

Mission driven Behavioral Health Executive Director with 18 years mid and senior management experience in a growing behavioral health agency. Excellent skills in business development, compliance, and culture building.  Driving quality care and recovery success through sound practices and coordinated care. Looking for opportunity to grow and broaden contributions to behavioral health.

  • RFP and Policy Writing
  • Non-Profit Culture
  • Brand Stewardship
  • Change Management
  • CARF accreditation prep
  • Non-Profit Leadership
  • Behavioral Health Service Delivery
  • Non-profit Strategy 
  • Advocacy
Executive Director May 2013Current Southern Maryland Community Network, Inc. Prince Frederick, MD
  • Leads the performance of the agency mission.  Stakeholder and Consumer Survey results indicate an average of 90% satisfaction with agency services.
  • Recruits diverse board members, develops competencies, trains as brand ambassadors, 30% increase in board size and diversity.
  • Engages Stakeholders, driving high visibility for the agency. Dramatically increased agency influence with county, state and local government, private and public community partners. 
  • Improved staff satisfaction and attrition with alignment of KPI's, Performance Management, Wellness Program, Cultural and Linguistic Competency plan.
  • Leads agency strategy with Board of Directors.  Authored 2013-2016 and 2016-2019 Strategic Plans.
  • Presents ROI to funders, community and persons served. Recent result is 17% increase in bed utilization for our Crisis program and 100% increase in number of referral sources.
  • Grew grant revenue, writing and winning RFP's for 2 pilot programs and one Federal grant in last two years.
  • Led capital grant foundation and government funding efforts to improve housing program, invited to complete full applications for an additional $100,000 of repair/improvement funds.
  • Manage and grow revenue of the agency with significant increases each year, on target FY2018 budget. Annual revenue forecast 4.4m
  • Clinical oversight of all programs Recovery based service delivery, person centered treatment planning, and trauma informed care.
  • Ensures staff training. Deliver annual training on Compliance, Assessment, Agency Philosophy. Developed virtual training curriculum with training vendor Relias and our HR Specialist.
  • Hires and directs management team. Current team has been with the agency an average of 6 years. 
  • Conducts agency assessments related to Accessibility, Diversity, Sustainability, HIPAA, Community Needs and develops reports and recommendations to the Board of Directors.
  • Led first CARF accreditation of agency programs, 3yr obtained.
Counselor, SUD Mar 2015Jan 2017 Carol Porto Treatment Center Prince Frederick, MD
  • Group Counseling & Psychosocial Assessments for Inpatient Addiction Program.
Deputy Director Jun 2002May 2013 Southern Maryland Community Network Prince Frederick, MD

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Director (2000-2002)

  • Director of Youth and Adult Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Residential, In Home, Vocational and Care Coordination Programs.
  • Directed development program: Annual Golf Outing, Annual 5K, Annual Appeal.
  • Adhered to MD Mental Health Guidelines, Medicaid and Medicare standards, grant standards and fidelity standards for all programs. Maintained QI, Utilization and successful audits.
  • Developed, initiated and optimized the use of EMR (Credible).
  • Oversaw Health and Safety initiatives (vehicle safety program, infectious disease, and first responder plans, natural disaster relocation plan). 
  • Led growth strategy into adjacent counties and became the sole source provider of TCM and IHIP services for 10 years.
  • Clinical oversight/risk mitigation through Managed Intervention Plans e.g forensic involved, co-occurring and complex needs.
Behavioral Health Consultant May 2002May 2005 Calvert Health Systems Prince Frederick, MD
  • Psycho-social assessments for ED patients.
  • Formed diagnostic impression and recommended plan of care.
  • Got authorization for psychiatric beds at CHS or community partners.
  • Created discharge plan, instructions and referrals for discharging patients.
Stay at home parent Aug 1997Jul 2000 Self Tampa, FL
  • Elementary home school teacher
  • Completed credentialing/licensing for physician-husband in multiple hospitals and states.
  • Personal and small business finance activities for family.
Daycare Provider and Owner Jan 1995Jul 1997 Self Richmond, VA
  • Managed marketing and finances of the business.
  • Provided meals, snacks and educational activities - 50 hours/week.
Pre-Licensed Counselor Aug 1994Oct 1995 Resource Guidance Services, Inc. Richmond, VA
  • Individual, family, marital and group therapy for adolescents and adults.
  • Vocational and Psychosocial adjustment for individuals with disabilities.
  • Psychosocial assessment.
  • Case management and service coordination.
  • Marketing and Advertising for caseload development.
Counseling Intern Aug 1992Dec 1993 Alpha Pregnancy Center Tampa, FL
  • Group counseling for pregnant women.
  • Parenting Support Group and Parenting Skills course.
  • Individual Counseling
  • Housing and Care Management for residents.
Public Assistance Specialist Jul 1989Feb 1992 Health and Rehabilitative Services Tampa, FL
  • Determined eligibility for AFDC, Medicaid and Food Stamps.
  • Handled administrative duties, fair hearings, and client complaints.
  • Interviewed clients for case management and fraud detection.
  • Authorized the expenditure of over $500,00 per year.
Laboratory Assistant Aug 1987May 1989 Department of Clinical Psychology, UF Gainesville, FL
  • Set up and ran experiments in Psychobiology Lab.
  • Input and analyzed statistical data.
  • Assisted in grant writing.
Master of Arts : Counseling May 1993 University of South Florida Tampa, FL
Bachelor of Science May 1989 University of Florida Gainesville, FL
Community Service
  • Board member at large, Community Behavioral Health Association 2017-Pres
  • Former Foster Parent
  • Arundel Instrumental Music Association, 2011- 2015
  • Girl Scouts of America & Boy Scouts of America, parent volunteer
Additional Information
  • LCPC, MD
  • LPC, SC
  • CRC, Commission on Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Emerging Leaders Program, National Council for Behavioral Health, 2015
  • Leadership Southern Maryland, 2017
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Previous Companies:

  • Southern Maryland Community Network Inc
  • Carol Porto Treatment Center
  • Southern Maryland Community Network

Previous Job Positions:

  • Counselor
  • Deputy Director
  • Stay At Home Parent
  • Counseling Intern


  • University of South Florida
  • University of Florida

Level of Education:

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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