Mike Orians is the Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Behavioral Health and has served on the Board since the Company’s founding in 2006. Prior to joining the Company full-time, Mr. Orians was with Dobbs Management Service for over twenty five years. At Dobbs Management Service, he served as Vice President and CFO supervising existing business investments including M&A activities as well as overseeing early stage companies. He continues to serve on various boards as well as officer positions for various Dobbs owned companies. Mr. Orians was instrumental in the growth of Unison Health Plans, a Medicaid health maintenance organization, a de novo company that was responsible for over 350,000 lives in five states with revenues in excess of $1 billion. Mr. Orians also served as a board member and officer of Frenkel & Company, a New York based insurance broker, where he oversaw and advised the business. Prior to joining DMS, Mr. Orians practiced public accounting for over 9 years for Reynolds Bone & Griesbeck providing accounting, tax and consulting services to closely held businesses. Mr. Orians graduated with a B.B.A from The University of Memphis.
Blair Stam is the President of Strategic Behavioral Health, LLC. Prior to joining the Company, Blair was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Signature Healthcare Services, where he worked for 19 years. He was instrumental in stabilizing six acquired hospitals, launching ten de novo operations, and spearheading six additions to existing facilities with total beds exceeding 2,000. Blair is well recognized and respected within the industry and helped Signature grow into one of the premier behavioral health providers in the country. His management experience and clinical operations expertise brings valuable insight to the SBH team on a daily basis.
Blair has earned a degree in Drug & Alcohol Addiction Counseling from George Brown College, a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from William Patterson University, and a Master’s degree in Marriage, Family, & Child Counseling from Biola University.
James Cagle has been the Chief Financial Officer of Strategic Behavioral Health, LLC since February 2014. James has over 20 years of Healthcare Finance experience. James is responsible for setting and monitoring the financial policies of the Company as well as directing the finance teams at all of the hospitals. During his time as the CFO he has also been responsible for acquisitions and startup financial operations. Prior to becoming the CFO, James was a healthcare audit partner with Horne LLP (a top 50 regional accounting firm) for approximately 22 years. James has a Bachelor of Professional Accountancy degree from Mississippi State University. He is a CPA and a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).
Sarah L. Spinharney, Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Strategic Behavioral Health, is responsible for the human capital strategies of the company. Sarah has over thirty years of healthcare human resources experience, including working with large multi-site and multi- State acute care and behavioral healthcare companies. She has expertise in providing oversight and management of benefits, compensation, compliance, human resource operations and talent selection. Sarah received her Bachelors degree from the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC.
Ramona Osburn has 25-plus years of leadership experience in the behavioral health sector. Prior to joining Strategic Behavioral Health, she served in various behavioral health leadership positions including senior vice president, Behavioral Health for Texas Health Resources, where she was responsible for the vision, strategy, and operations for their behavioral health division.
Ramona earned her Master of Business Administration and her Master of Health Administration from Texas Woman’s University. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Excelsior College at the University of New York. She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She served on the Board of Directors of the Texas Hospital Association, and as a Council Member for Mental Health America. In addition she is a Legacy of Women Award winner for her efforts in advancing behavioral healthcare and a Health Care Hero for expansion of services to address the growing behavioral health needs of the population.
James Duff comes to Strategic Behavioral with many years of experience in operations at both the Facility level and Corporate level. He has worked with several new start up operations and has been integral in the development phases through successful opening and on-going operations of these facilities. He has a strong background in developing of new service lines and programs to meet the needs of the community, the facilities and the patients served. Over the years he has mentored many new CEO’s and other Department level mangers seeing them rise to new levels in their career development.
James has a Master’s Degree in in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University and an undergraduate degree in Psychology/Special Education from Southern Wesleyan College. Originally from the Atlanta area James and his wife now reside in Aurora Colorado. When not working James likes to participate in soccer, outdoor activities, and traveling to new areas.
Beth Klawitter is Vice President of Payor Relations for Strategic Behavioral Health. She has over 30 years of experience as a healthcare executive with roles in strategic development, operations and project management. Her career focus and specialty is in behavioral healthcare management and consulting, including development and administration of value-based population health and behavioral health integration models and systems.
Beth’s background includes positions and work in various healthcare and medical settings in multiple regions of the country, including single hospital and multi-hospital systems, healthcare management and software firms, and physician services and practices. She has led inpatient and outpatient behavioral health operations and product line expansion in various hospital-based and freestanding behavioral health facility settings. She brings expertise in managed care contracting, decision support and analytics, planning and marketing, business development and physician relations.
Beth holds a Master of Science in Health Administration from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from West Chester University.
Debra Millett is Vice President of Clinical Services and Regulatory Affairs for Strategic Behavioral Health with over 25 years experience in psychiatric nursing. Debra has worked with children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients in a variety of settings ranging from outpatient services and serving on crisis intervention teams to concentrated care units in acute care hospitals.
Debra earned her nursing degree from University of Arkansas, achieved her Master’s Degree in Nursing and Master’s in Business Administration from University of Mary, then progressed in her career to achieve her Doctorate of Nursing from Rush University in Chicago with a focus on Systems Leadership. Debra also earned a Certificate in Autism and Neurological Disorders from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. She has been a long time member of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) and the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) organizations.
Debra upholds Certifications through ANCC in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing and Nursing Executive, Advanced. Over her career, Debra has also worked in other roles such as Infection Control, Employee Health, and as Hospital Educator, but her focus has always been on providing excellence in patient care, providing services to the most vulnerable populations.
Mike Garone, Vice President of Business Development for Strategic Behavioral Health, is responsible for providing support and oversight for business development and assessment & referral. He has over 15 years of experience in business development and marketing in the field of behavioral health. Mike has held several positions since joining SBH in 2011, including VP of Development, where he was responsible for the growth of the company, including new construction, acquisition and expansion of existing services. Mike proudly represents SBH on The Jason Foundation Board of Directors. Mike received his degree from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
Ty Sweeney is the Vice President of Information Technology for Strategic Behavioral Health, and responsible for all aspects of information technology utilized by the organization. Ty has over twenty-five years of IT experience, in both medical-surgical and behavioral healthcare settings. He has expertise in the implementation of large multi-facility IT projects. Ty received his Bachelors degree from the Baylor University.