CBH Appoints Jeff Brown as Chief Growth Officer

Published on August 4, 2022

Community Behavioral Health (CBH), under the umbrella of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), announced that Jeff Brown has joined the organization as chief growth officer. Bringing more than 35 years of healthcare business development to his new role, Brown will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies that identify new growth opportunities and transform and strengthen CBH’s partnerships.

“I am pleased to welcome Jeff to CBH,” said Faith Dyson-Washington, PhD, CEO of CBH. “His expertise in helping organizations adopt strategies that promote viability and innovation will be invaluable as we work to stay at the forefront of, and bridge critical gaps in, behavioral healthcare.”

Brown has a wealth of experience in driving revenue and growth for healthcare organizations through leveraging clinical, payment, and provider data management solutions. Prior to joining CBH, he most recently served as vice president, payer sales at Lark Health, where he advanced solutions that addressed gaps in care, including the first CDC-certified digital chronic condition management platform for diabetes care. Before his time at Lark Health, he served as vice president, payer sales at CarePort Health, where he was responsible for developing and growing a new payer line of business.

“Since its creation, CBH has made incredible strides in the behavioral health landscape,” said Brown. “I look forward to helping CBH continue to achieve innovation in behavioral healthcare so that Philadelphians receiving Medicaid are able to obtain the quality whole-person care they need and deserve.”

Brown has held several leadership roles before his time at CarePort Health, including senior director, healthcare sales at HighPoint Solutions, and senior sales executive at NTT Data. He also served on the board of directors of the Police Athletic League, a nonprofit community organization in Rockland County, NY, for 15 years.

Jeff earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the State University Of New York at Oswego.

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