Mental Health Partners - Key Staff

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Key Staff

The executive team of Mental Health Partners works collectively to provide strategic leadership and direction for the Center and for each of the individual networks to provide quality service and comprehensive mental health care to our community.


  • Barbara Ryan, Ph.D.

    Chief Executive Officer

    Barbara Ryan, Ph.D., Chief Executive Offer of Mental Health Partners, (MHP), is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She completed a year of post-doctoral work in Child Development and Child Psychopathology at the JFK Child Development Center at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Ryan was Director of Child and Adolescent Services for Mental Health Partners from 1999 to 2004. She has been CEO of MHP since 2004, emphasizing strategic planning built on collaboration and partnership among human service agencies to integrate both services and planning for the benefit of people who are served.

    Dr. Ryan is the current President of Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, beginning April 2011. In 2009, Governor Ritter appointed Dr. Ryan to the Board of Directors for the Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC). CIVHC brings together a diverse constituency of consumers, providers, payers, businesses and policy makers to work together to improve value across the entire health care system.

  • Jeff Almony, M.D.

    Chief Medical Officer

  • Tom Base, MBA

    Chief Business Development Officer

  • Dixie Casford, MA, MBA

    Director of Outpatient and Family Intensive Services and Clinical Training

  • Janine D’Anniballe, Ph.D.

    Director of Access, Emergency and Community Services /Cultural Competency Coordinator

  • Amy DeWeese, Ph.D.

    Director of Integrated Services

  • Rachel Lee, MBA

    Director of Special Projects

  • Jennifer Leosz, LCSW

    Deputy Chief Clinical Officer

  • Beth Lonergan, Psy.D.

    Chief Clinical Officer

  • Matthew Meyer, Ph.D.

    Chief Strategy Officer

  • Toni Moon, MA

    Director of Wellness, Education and Employment Development

  • Bill Myers

    Chief Philanthropy Officer

  • Kathy O'Neal, BBA

    Director of Human Resources

  • Kate Parker, LCSW

    Director of Quality Improvement

  • Lisa Potter

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Elizabeth Strammiello

    Chief Compliance Officer

  • Christine Vogel, LCSW

    Director of Community Integration and Rehabilitation


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