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Gettysburg, Pa. (February 3, 2019) – OPEN MINDS has announced that The 2019 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute is only 50 seats away from being sold out. OPEN MINDS has also released the final faculty list and program for the Institute, which is taking place February 13-15, 2019 at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida.

“We are expecting over 450 executive attendees at this year’s institute. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with a wide range of attendees from across the country, all from organizations serving the complex consumer markets—including mental health, addiction treatment, intellectual/developmental disabilities, children and family services, long-term services and supports, and chronic disease management,” said OPEN MINDS executive vice president Sarah C. Threnhauser.

The 2019 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute is the only executive event focused on performance measurement and management in the areas of the health and human services field serving consumers with complex needs.

As previously announced, the keynote speakers include:

The institute will also feature numerous high-profile faculty members from leading organizations throughout the country, including:

  1. Micah Adler, Director of Business Development, Valant
  2. Larry Allen, Chief Operating Officer, CFBHN
  3. Michelle Aponte-Pacheco, Chief of Revenue Cycle Emergence Health Network
  4. Erin Boyd, Behavioral Network Manager, Cigna
  5. Debbie Cagle Wells, Chief Marketing Officer Centerstone
  6. William Camp, MBA, Operations Compliance Manager, Tri-County Human Services
  7. Kelly J. Champ, Vice President, Network Strategy & Innovation, Optum
  8. Monica Collins, MA, MBA, Senior Director, System Transformation, Magellan Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania
  9. John M. Corneilson, MBA, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.
  10. Donald J. Dauman, MBA LCSWR, Chief Financial Officer, Spectrum Health & Human Services
  11. Edward Farbenblum, Chief Executive Officer, VestraCare
  12. Lora Fisher, Clinical Program Manager, Cigna
  13. Brian Gann, Enterprise Account Executive, Valant
  14. Scott Green, Senior Vice President & GM, Behavioral Health & CareGuidance, Netsmart
  15. Charles Gross, Ph.D., Vice President, Behavioral Health, Anthem, Inc.
  16. Anna P. Hundley, Executive Director, Autism Treatment Center
  17. Lisa Kay, Clinical Program Manager, Cigna
  18. Maggie Labarta, Ph.D. President & Chief Executive Officer, Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.
  19. Vanessa R. Lane, MBA, Vice President, Revenue Cycle Management/ Data Analytics, Grafton Integrated Health Network
  20. Erik Marsh, President and CEO, DATIS HR Cloud
  21. Blake A. Martin, MHA, Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer Monarch
  22. Matt Miller, Senior Vice President, Public Sector, Magellan Healthcare
  23. Katie Morrow, Vice President of Compliance, Streamline Healthcare Solutions
  24. Colleen Muncy, MBA, Owner/Managing Director, Align HealthCare Solutions, LLC
  25. Keith Neal, MBA, MHL, CHFP Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Advocates
  26. Beth Rath, PMP, Vice President Network Operations, New Directions
  27. Keith Raskin, MA, LMHC, Vice President of Acute Care Services, Aspire Health Partners
  28. Diana Salvador, Psy.D., Vice President, Quality Assurance and Risk Management, CPC Behavioral Healthcare
  29. Ashley Sandoval, Associate Chief Executive Officer, Emergence Health Network
  30. James Stewart, President & CEO, Grafton Integrated Health Network
  31. Sheila Sudhakar, M.D., Senior Medical Director, Cigna Medical Group
  32. Chris Thompson, Vice President of Operations-Behavioral Health, Monarch

The complete list of featured speakers and faculty members are available online at

The agenda includes a variety of sessions including:

The final agenda is available online at

This year’s institute features three special programs on February 13, 2019, the day before the Institute:

The final list of partners and exhibitors for The 2019 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute is as follows:

  1. Credible Behavioral Health Software (Institute Partner & Exhibitor)
  2. Netsmart (Institute Partner & Exhibitor)
  3. Core Solutions (Institute Partner & Exhibitor)
  4. Qualifacts (Institute Partner & Exhibitor)
  5. Genoa Healthcare (Institute Partner & Exhibitor)
  6. Streamline Healthcare Solutions (Institute Partner & Exhibitor)
  7. Valant (Institute Partner & Exhibitor)
  8. Welligent (Institute Partner & Exhibitor)
  9. CapGrow Partners (Institute Partner)
  10. DATIS HR Cloud (Institute Partner & Exhibitor)
  11. The Echo Group (Institute Partner)
  12. PsychU (Institute Partner)
  13. Relias (Institute Partner & Exhibitor)
  14. TenEleven Group (Institute Partner & Exhibitor)
  15. Ensoflek (Exhibitor)
  16. First Nonprofit (Exhibitor)
  17. iCentrix Corp (Exhibitor)
  18. InnovaTel Telepsychiatry (Exhibitor)
  19. Odyssey Software (Exhibitor)
  20. PharmBlue (Exhibitor)
  21. Frameworks in Health & Quality (Exhibitor)

View the full list of partners and exhibitors at:

The institute is approaching ‘sold out’ status with only 50 registrations remaining. Secure your registration now for The 2019 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute and the executive seminars and summits with an all-access registration pass.

For additional questions and inquiries, please contact Sarah C. Threnhauser, Executive Vice President, OPEN MINDS or Stacey Cotton, Institute Director, at 717-334-1329 or



OPEN MINDS is a national market intelligence and strategic advisory firm focused on the sectors of the health and human service field serving consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs. Founded in 1987 and based in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the 175+ associates provide market insights and innovative management solutions designed to improve operational and strategic performance. Learn more at

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