Lisa Brody, LPC, brings over 25 years of experience of data analysis, leadership and management of staff, clinical service delivery systems, and strategic planning to OPEN MINDS clients. Ms. Brody currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Signal Behavioral Health Network.
Before her role at Signal Behavioral Health Network, she held the title of Chief Operating Officer, where she ensured that contract deliverables are prepared accurately and submitted in a timely manner. Ms. Cotton ensured compliance with internal operating policies and procedures and regulatory requirements. She was responsible for the operations of an organization that manages Medicaid benefits to over 300,000 covered lives in the Eastern Metro Denver region.
Prior to joining OPEN MINDS, Ms. Brody served as the Executive Director for La Frontera, Inc. In this role, she was responsible for efficient operation of the agency providing residential and foster care programs, including oversight of multi-million dollar budget resulting in agency becoming fiscally solvent. She provided administrative and clinical supervision to programs directors. She consulted with professional and the community about issues related to children and families. She also worked closely with the board of directors to establish an organizational vision.
Before joining La Frontera, Inc, Ms. Cotton was the Program Supervisor for Arizona’s Children Association. In this role, she supervised therapeutic foster care programs including an Intensive Care Programs and supervised an in-home reunification program. She was responsible for the oversight of licensed foster homes, and the training program for foster parents in Pima County. She also provided clinical supervision to five masters’ level therapists.
Before her role as a Program Supervisor, Ms. Brody served as the Children and Family Services Coordinator for Horizon Human Services. In this role, she supervised a full array of outpatient, in-home, and school-based behavioral health services. She also was the administrative and clinical coordinator for children’s services throughout Pinal County.
Ms. Brody earned her Master’s in Community Counseling at Shippensburg University. She has also earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology at Dickinson College.