Phyllis Meagher, MBA, FACHE
Group Chief Executive Officer
Phyllis brings more than 35 years of experience as an addiction and mental health treatment administrator to the role of CEO. She is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). She has successfully created and implemented addiction, mental health, and eating disorder treatment services at every level of care. She has also served as an executive in the insurance industry, negotiating complex in–network coverage packages throughout the behavioral health community. This well-rounded experience has allowed her to operate and facilitate successful healthcare treatment organizations, including residential care centers, acute psychiatric hospital services, medical groups, and outpatient clinics.
She has worked alongside cutting-edge leaders and has introduced and directed innovative treatment models throughout her career. She has led the design and implementation of evidence–based treatment services in such diverse areas as co-occurring behavioral health, eating disorders, substance use disorders, acute psychiatric disorders, and chronic pain. Many models incorporate treatment systems that address a variety of diagnoses simultaneously.
Phyllis holds a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science with an emphasis in personnel management. She also has a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in organizational leadership.
Phyllis prides herself on her management style, honed through working with individuals of all academic achievements and life experiences. Her goal is to mentor and encourage treatment professionals to reach deep within to make the most of their gifts and talents when helping others.
Working in a career that allows her to give back and help others is one of the gifts she is honored by and grateful for.
“It is an amazing gift to see patients and families whose lives have been negatively affected by substance use or behavioral health concerns now find recovery and lead productive, rewarding lives giving back to their community,” she says. “It is difficult but rewarding work that we do, and I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of that process.”