Leadership

Kimberly Gray McDaniel, Sc.D., Chief Executive Officer

Dr. McDaniel has more than 25 years’ experience creating effective and efficient health care administrative and delivery system service interventions and innovations valued by stakeholders and contributing to achievement of positive quality and financial outcomes.

During her career, Dr. McDaniel has held senior level positions at large payor organizations as well as provider organizations.  She has developed integrated physical and behavioral health service delivery systems, payment models, and managed financial risk.  Prior to joining InteCare, she served as the Executive Director and Chief Clinical Officer for Advantage Behavioral Health, Inc. of Centerstone of America. In this capacity she was responsible for the day to day operations of Advantage’s Care Management Entity including the management of financial risk, network development, credentialing, and claims processing and payments.

Meet the Board

Allen Brown, President

Allen Brown, MSSW, is CEO of Adult and Child Health in Indianapolis, a nonprofit agency employing 700 staff central Indiana. Organized as a certified community mental health center and licensed child placement agency, Adult and Child is expanding into community health clinic services as an FQHC Look Alike program.  Accredited by the Joint Commission, Adult and Child’s programs for the underserved include behavioral health, primary care, child welfare, supportive housing, and supportive employment.  Prior to joining Adult and Child in 2014, Allen held managed care and community mental health leadership positions in Texas, Colorado, and Georgia.

George Hurd, Vice President

Vice President of Behavioral Health for Community Health Network and CEO of Gallahue Community Mental Health Center

George has over 25 years of experience working with families and individuals in a multiple roles spanning from criminal justice, to child welfare and most recently behavioral health.  George started out his career working with youth at the Marion County Superior Court.  He worked in various roles while at the court, from direct care staff, to Probation Officer and later supervisor of multiple probation service areas.  In 2002, George left the court system to work at Lutheran Child and Family Services where he again served in multiple roles before becoming the Director of Finance.  In 2007, George was hired as the Chief Executive Officer for a group of companies owned by Tennessee-based Acadia Healthcare that included Resolute Treatment Facility, a 76-bed secure treatment facility; Success Group Home, a 10-bed independent living group home; and Resource Community Based Services, a central Indiana regional community based treatment program that provided services in 32 counties.  George returned to Lutheran Child and Family Services in 2013 to become the Executive Director of Operations as part of a new business collaboration between Community Health Network and Lutheran Child and Family Services.  He was later chosen for his present role as Vice President of Behavioral Health in 2016.  George is a graduate of Ball State University and received a Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Jerry Landers, Secretary & Treasurer

Vice President of Business Development for Aspire Indiana and Executive Director for Aspire Indiana Health, Inc.  Jerry Landers thought he simply was going to work as a part-time night-shift residential coach in the summer of 1993. But once he got involved in the challenging and gratifying work of the mental health organization and started helping residential patients with their recovery from mental illnesses, he signed on for a full-time job. Working his way up through several positions over the last 21 years, he now serves as Vice President of Business Development for Aspire Indiana and Executive Director for Aspire Indiana Health, Inc.

Stephen McCaffrey

Stephen is the President and CEO of Mental Health America of Indiana and is Principal and Chief Policy Officer with Sextons Creek.  Stephen previously served on the national Board of Mental Health America and as past Co-Chair of the national MHA Public Policy Committee.  He had been previously elected to the Board of Directors of the National Mental Health Association in 1996, where he served as the Vice Chair for Public Affairs. Stephen previously served on the NMHA Public Policy and Affiliate Relations Committees and the NMHA Executive Director Advisory Council.  Stephen also served as a member of Mental Health America’s national Regional Policy Council.

Stephen currently serves on the Indiana Behavioral Health Commission and has served as the Chairman of the Indiana Division of Mental Health Advisory Committee and as Chair of the Attorney General’s Task Force on Prescription Drug Abuse.  He previously served as a member of the HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Effective Health Care Stakeholder Group and was Co-Chairman of the DMHA/DDARS Dual Diagnosis Task Force.  Stephen currently serves on the Board of Directors of Managed Health Services (Centene) and previously served on the Cenpatico National Advisory Board.

Stephen was appointed by Governor Frank O’Bannon to serve as a member of the Indiana State Operated Facilities Council and was appointed by then Governor Bayh to the Indiana Mental Health Commission to oversee the implementation of Mental Health Reform legislation. He was a gubernatorial appointee to the Indiana CHOICE Board. Stephen also served on the External Advisory Board of the Department of Psychiatry at Indiana University.  Stephen also served on the Board of Directors of the Governmental Affairs Society of Indiana where he served as Secretary.

Stephen has served as a gubernatorial appointee on the Adult Guardianship Services Advisory Board, the Housing Trust Fund, and the Medicaid Advisory Committee. He has also served on the Government Affairs Committee of the Governor’s Planning Council for People with Disabilities and on the Indiana Interagency Autism Coordinating Council. He was also elected Vice-President of the Board of Directors for the Indiana Coalition for Human Services. Stephen is a former member of the Board of the American Society of Mental Health Association Professionals and has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Common Cause of Indiana.

Named by the Indiana Business Journal as a member of “Who’s Who in Indiana Health Care,” Stephen came to Mental Health America of Indiana from the Indiana Health Care Association (IHCA) where he directed the governmental affairs of the statewide health care organization. Prior to his work at IHCA, Stephen was appointed by Governor Bayh as Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Public Welfare. In that capacity, Stephen directed the medical and family service programs and policies of the department, which included the office of Medicaid. Previous to that, Stephen held the positions of Associate Director for the Community Service Council/United Way, Legislative Director for the Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana and Assistant Finance Director for US Senator Birch Bayh’s Campaign Committee.

Stephen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Purdue University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Indiana University School of Law.

Beth Wrobel

Beth Wrobel has been the CEO of HealthLinc, Inc. since 2002.  She has moved the organization from a free medical clinic to a FQHC providing a health care home to all life cycles, prenatal to seniors, with integrated medical, dental, optometry and behavioral health services at 15 locations with 450 employees.   She is on various boards including  the Indiana Primary Health Care Association, State of Indiana Graduate Medical Education, Ivy Tech Valparaiso/Michigan City Campus, the Indiana Cancer Consortium and Managed Health Services.  She was named the 2014 Not-for-Profit CEO of the Year by the Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly Magazine, the Outstanding Agency Professional by the Porter County United Way and the 2017 Valparaiso Chamber Leader of the year.   Beth holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Valparaiso University.  She is also a graduate of the J&J/UCLA Health Care Executive Program.