Northwestern Mental Health Center (NWMHC) selected Jason Russell, MBA, as the new Chief Strategy Officer. Jason’s work will focus on long-term strategies for sustainability, improved clinical quality outcomes, and profitability.

Jason brings operations and business development leadership experience in the mental health care industry, most recently serving as the Vice President of Business Development and Marketing at AllHealth Network in Englewood, Colorado. In this role, he led the development of multiple new clinic locations and the organization’s first specialized Depression Intensive Outpatient Program. Before joining AllHealth, Jason served as Director of Operations at Rogers Behavioral Health in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

“Jason’s strengths and skillset will help NWMHC make significant gains towards our agency’s vision and strategic goals,” said Shauna Reitmeier, CEO. “By digging into the data and synthesizing what our communities and clients are telling us they need, we will be able to provide improved access where we have gaps in services.”

Jason received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota. He went on to earn his Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

“I am excited to be joining the Northwestern Mental Health Center team,” said Jason Russell, CSO. “I look forward to helping the agency grow while continuing to deliver high-quality mental health services to those in need throughout our region.”