The Columbus Organization, a leading provider organization of case management services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, announced that Johnny Callebs has been appointed as executive state director in Kentucky, overseeing case management services in the state. Carey Pyles will continue to lead the focus on ensuring the highest level of quality standards for the individuals that are served in Kentucky. As part of these changes, The Columbus Organization’s Kentucky subsidiary, Commonwealth Case Management, will be fully integrated and rebranded as The Columbus Organization.
Mr. Callebs joins the company from the Kentucky Association of Private Providers (KAPP), where he has been the executive director since August, 2017. Prior to his work at KAPP, he worked to protect children from abuse and neglect, advocated for the rights of adults in the state guardianship system, developed and supervised regulatory functions for Kentucky’s Supports for Community Living Waiver, and served as the regional and executive director for an all-service waiver and foster care provider organization for almost sixteen years.
Throughout his career, Mr. Callebs has participated as a member of several community and professional organizations including the American Network of Community Options and Resources, Children’s Alliance of Kentucky, and Mortality Review Advisory Committee at the Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities. He has also held leadership positions on the Council on Elder Maltreatment Prevention, Kentucky Guardianship Association, and the Medicaid Technical Advisory Committee for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
The Columbus Organization empowers individuals to realize their meaningful–life goals through nationally recognized care coordination, professional clinical staffing, and quality improvement services for the intellectual/developmental disability (I/DD) and behavioral needs community. Leveraging an unmatched depth of expertise, breadth of resources, diversity of thinking, and dedication to finding the most appropriate, personalized solutions for clients, The Columbus Organization provides a wide array of services specifically for families, individuals, and the organizations that support them.
This was reported by The Columbus Organization on June 14, 2019.