From Communities Around the Country: The Importance of Mental Health

2023 U.S. Chamber Mental Health Event

"From Communities Around the Country: Opportunities to Improve Mental Health"

Tuesday, March 28; 1:00pm EST

U.S. Chamber of Commerce (1615 H Street NW, Washington DC 20062)

Lee Anderson Room

12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m.   Registration


1:00 p.m.–1:05 p.m.  Introductory Remarks

  • Marc DeCourcey, Senior Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
    • U.S. Chamber of Commerce


1:05 p.m.–1:20 p.m.   Keynote Speaker

  • Anita Everett, M.D, DFAPA, Director of the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)
    • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


1:20 p.m.–2:05 p.m.   The CCBHC Model: High Quality Care to Meet Community Needs

  • Michael Garrett, CEO 
    • CNS Healthcare
  • Melissa Larkin-Skinner, CEO 
    • Centerstone of Florida
  • Brent McGinty, President & CEO 
    • Missouri Behavioral Health Council
  • Moderated by Charles Ingoglia, President & CEO 
    • National Council for Mental Wellbeing


2:05 p.m.–2:40 p.m.  Opportunities for Innovation: CCBHCs and the Private Sector 

  • Susan Ellender, Vice President & Principal, Client Relations 
    • Associated Benefits Consulting
  • Eric Paul, President of Behavioral Health Services 
    • HCA Healthcare
  • Kevin Scalia, Executive Vice President of Corporate Development 
    • Netsmart Technologies
  • David Theobald, Senior Telepsychiatry Partnerships Manager 
    • Genoa Telepsychiatry
  • Moderated by Katie Mahoney, Vice President, Health Policy 
    • U.S. Chamber of Commerce


2:40 p.m.–2:45 p.m.   Introduction to Senator Debbie Stabenow, United States Senator, State of Michigan

  • Evan Jenkins, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs 
    • U.S. Chamber of Commerce

2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m.   Keynote Speaker

  • Debbie Stabenow, United States Senator, State of Michigan

3:15 p.m.–3:20 p.m.   Closing Remarks and Adjourn

  • Reyna Taylor, Senior Vice President, Public Policy
    • National Council for Mental Wellbeing