David E. Winters, Chief Executive Officer
David Winters brings more than 30 years of health care experience to Lee Mental Health. He was name Chief Executive Officer in February, 2007, after serving as the agency's Chief Financial Officer for six years.
Mr. Winters brings a unique, entrepreneurial approach to the Fort Myers-based non-profit as well as compassion and in-depth knowledge of the human services needs in the mental health arena.
Mr. Winters has an extensive background in health care management and administration, and has led many private sector and managed care ventures throughout his career. Prior to working at Lee Mental Health, Mr. Winters was the Chief Financial Officer for TCN Behavioral Health Services in Xenia, Ohio.
Mr. Winters holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Grand Valley State University.
Susan Noble, Chief Financial Officer
Susan Noble brings 25 years of accounting experience to her position as Lee Mental Health's Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Noble began her tenure in 1999 as the agency's Controller. She was promoted to CFO in February, 2007.
As the agency's Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Noble is responsible for the financial practices of the agency, including procedures, audits, contract financial feasibility and providing clinical staff with information to support financial management. She oversees the Accounting, Information Services, Facilities and Food Services/Dietary Departments.
Ms. Noble holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada - Reno.
Dr. Donald J. Baracskay II, Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Baracskay began his tenure with Lee Mental Health Center in June, 2009. He previously worked as a staff psychiatrist at Turning Point Hospital in Moultrie, Georgia. Prior to that, he was the Medical Director at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Harbor Behavioral Healthcare in Toledo, Ohio.
Dr. Baracskay has also served as an adjunct faculty member at the Medical College of Ohio and a faculty instructor at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio.
In 1992, Dr. Baracskay earned his Doctor of Medicine from Northeastern Ohio Universities' College of Medicine and completed his residency and post-graduate training in psychiatry at the Cleveland Clinic. In 2001, he earned a Master of Business Administration from Baldwin-Wallace College. Dr. Baracskay is Board Certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and holds medical licenses in Ohio, Georgia and Florida.
Nedjé Zamor, Vice President of Human Resources
Nedjé Zamor brings 20 years of experience in the human services field to Lee Mental Health. Ms. Zamor joined the agency in 1999 as the Administrative Manager in a children's program. She was promoted to the position of Support Services Director in July, 2001 and later to Human Resources Director in September, 2002. Ms. Zamor was most recently named Vice President of Human Resources in March, 2007.
As Vice President of Human Resources, Ms. Zamor is responsible for the recruitment, retention and recognition/reward activities for the agency. This includes compensation and benefits administration; employee orientation, development and training; performance management and improvement systems; and compliance with Federal, State and local labor regulations. Ms. Zamor works closely with the leadership team to ensure Lee Mental Health remains an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace staffed by qualified, competent and culturally diverse workforce.
Ms. Zamor holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Stony Brook University.
Todd Cordisco, Vice President of Community Relations & Development
Todd Cordisco was named Vice President of Community Relations & Development in May, 2010. Previously he served as the agency's Director of Development for three years.
As Vice President of Community Relations, he oversees the Community Relations & Development Office as well as Advocacy Services. He works closely with the leadership team and is responsible for ensuring that concerns regarding services are resolved in a timely manner. Mr. Cordisco is also responsible for maintaining relationships with community partners, overseeing grant writing efforts and maintaining a positive relationship with local media outlets.
Prior to working at Lee Mental Health, Mr. Cordisco was the Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement/Director of Communications at Bishop Verot High School in Ft. Myers. He has also worked previously as the Director of Development at the Calusa Nature Center, and as Director or Alumni Relations at The Columbus Academy in Columbus, Ohio.
Mr. Cordisco holds a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio and he is currently pursuing his Master's Degree in Public Administration from Florida Gulf Coast University. He is an active member of the Planned Giving Council of Lee County as well as the Gulf Coast Society of Fundraising Executives, and has completed fundraising and devlopment courses presented by The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, National Association of Independent Schools, and the Alumni Program Council.
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