Meridian welcomes a new Senior Vice President of Performance Management

Gainesville, Fla. – Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Inc., has promoted Mindy Chambers, LMHC to serve as the SVP of Performance Management.

New Senior Vice President of Performance Management, Mindy Chambers, LMHC.
New Senior Vice President of Performance Management, Mindy Chambers, LMHC.


Mindy joined Meridian in 2014 as the VP of Risk Management and Program Development. During this time Mindy made great strides and improvements internally for Meridian, including being an integral part of the preparation for our renewed three year CARF Accreditation. Prior to joining the Meridian team, Mindy served as the Vice President of Residential Services for the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home overseeing operations for thirteen programs across two campuses in North and Central Florida.

“In the current healthcare environment performance management is more critical than ever. Meridian has always embraced continuous quality improvement and focused on the person’s experience of care. We are furthering that commitment by elevating these functions to the executive team. Mindy joined our team a year ago and has championed quality and accountability. She will bring her leadership and experience to this new role further improving outcomes, quality, and responsiveness to our patients and service participants,” President and CEO of Meridian Maggie Labarta, PhD.

As a licensed mental health counselor Mindy has over 15 years of experience working with nonprofits and social services. Her clinical background includes working with abused and neglected children with an emphasis on trauma informed care. Administratively, her expertise is in nonprofit management, program development, fiscal management, and performance improvement.

Mindy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida and a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Webster University. Most recently, Mindy has completed Leadership Practice and Nonprofit Management certificate programs at Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business, and a Risk Management certificate program at the University of South Florida.

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. is a comprehensive community behavioral healthcare organization located in North Central Florida. With services available throughout the region, Meridian maintains offices in these ten counties: Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Suwannee, and Union. Meridian is CARF accredited and licensed by the Florida Department of Children and Families. Its mission is to promote the health, recovery, and well-being of those affected by mental illness and substance use disorders through prevention, coordinated treatment, and supportive services and is based on the vision that hope, recovery, and wellness are within everyone’s reach. For more information, visit


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