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.

Barbara Scott, Treasurer

A licensed clinical social worker, Barbara Scott, LCSW, MBA, joined Aspire in 1986, first as a van driver and then as a full-time outpatient clinician in Elwood, working with patients of all ages and clients with addictions. What started as a part-time job turned into a full-time career and passion for helping those with severe mental illness and addictions. Scott, who earned a Master of Social Work in 1997, has worked in community support services and inpatient services, both in clinic and administrative positions, before being promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 1997. Scott earned a Master of Business Administration in 2002 and in 2009, she became executive vice president and COO of Aspire Indiana.

Jerry Landers

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.

Cathy Boggs

Executive Director Government and Affiliate Relations, Behavioral Health at Community Health Network

Yadira Howe

Chief Financial Officer, Adult and Child Health