Corporate Member Roundtable - "Navigating Mental Health: Let's Talk About Workplace & Community Solutions"

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Join us on Thursday, January 18, 2024, for a LUNCH (12:00-1:30pm) meeting at The Transept (1205 Elm St, 45202), for a Corporate Member Roundtable presentation “Navigating Mental Health: Let’s Talk About Workplace & Community Solutions”.

This will be a compelling conversation with these industry leaders about navigating the mental health challenges that impact our communities as well as our professional and personal lives. We will hear their expert perspectives to help better understand mental health and the industry’s best practices and solutions. Mental health concerns can be even greater post-holidays. Do not miss this timely panel discussion. 

Kate Schroder joined Interact for Health as its fourth President and CEO in January 2022. In this role, she works with Interact for Health’s staff and board to provide leadership, direction and vision to the organization and to develop strategies to address some of the most pressing health needs in Greater Cincinnati. She oversees a staff of 21 and annual investments of more than $7 million to support the community via grantmaking, community research and evaluation, and education. Working with Interact for Health’s Board, Kate also helps to manage the foundation’s charitable endowment of more than $250 million.

A native of Cincinnati, Kate has experience leading health initiatives locally and internationally. Most recently, she oversaw a regional collaborative effort to increase COVID-19 vaccination throughout 14 counties in Greater Cincinnati and to address disparities in vaccination rates while working at The Health Collaborative. In late 2021, she also oversaw strategic planning duties for The Health Collaborative, engaging its board, regional health leaders and other key stakeholders.

In 2011, Kate was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, an experience that she says helps to fuel her passion for improving health care—knowing firsthand what it feels like when one’s survival is dependent on access to treatment. She remains active in patient advocacy and helps to support research through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Jennifer Zimmerman is the Vice President of Evaluation and Impact for bi3, Bethesda Inc.’s grantmaking initiative to transform the health and well-being of all people in Greater Cincinnati.

Through her work, bi3 has fueled new care models to reduce infant mortality, improved access to behavioral healthcare, enhanced end-of-life care, while lowering healthcare costs. Addressing these issues is essential for creating significant improvement in community health and healthcare delivery.

Jennifer focuses on bi3’s grant strategy, impact, and analysis, as well as landscape assessment of bi3’s funding areas. She identifies opportunities to scale and sustain initiatives and translate data to inform policy decisions.

Paul R. Crosby, M.D., M.B.A. is the President and CEO of the Frances and Craig Lindner Center of HOPE, a free-standing, nonprofit, comprehensive, mental health center of excellence in Mason, OH.  Since opening in 2008, the Center has striven to deliver the highest quality mental health care to the region.  In so doing, The Lindner Center of HOPE built a national reputation for the quality of the care it provides, drawing patients from all 50 states and at least 10 countries.  The Center provides more than 50,000 visits per year and employs the largest medical staff of any freestanding mental health facility in the U.S. 

In his role as CEO, Dr. Crosby works to lead an organizational culture of empathy, compassion, and excellence where everyone who comes to the Lindner Center of HOPE is met wherever they are on their personal mental health journey, so that the Center’s skilled professionals can leverage the latest science to best help them achieve mental wellness and get back to feeling like “themselves” again.

This meeting is sponsored by Wealthquest.

RSVPs are required to attend, whether you are eating lunch or not, so if you would like to attend, please click HERE by 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 12, 2024, or contact [email protected]. 

Meal Choices – 

Regular Entrée: Amish Lemon Herb Grilled Chicken with sundried tomato velouté, mashed potatoes, green beans & red peppers (GF)

Salad Entrée: Roasted red pepper salad with grilled chicken, field greens, red peppers, feta, spiced pecans, corn bread croutons & apple vinaigrette.

Vegetarian Entrée: South African Ratatouille with basmati rice (GF, Vegan)