National not-for-profit behavioral health provider Centerstone has recently made two significant additions to its staff.
Kevin Norton has been tapped to take on the role of chief operating officer, effective Sept. 1, as long-time COO Barry Hale retires. Norton has 25 years of experience in behavioral health, having begun his career as a therapist. Most recently, he served as CEO for Lahey Health Behavioral Services and in the same role for Northeast Behavioral Health, Inc. where he led the integration of the organization into Lahey. He earned an undergraduate degree from SUNY at Fredonia, a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Salem State University in Massachusetts and his MBA from Suffolk University in Boston. He has served on a number of national boards.
Johnel Reid joined the organization over the summer as vice president of public affairs and will oversee Centerstone's marketing and communications efforts, along with strategic brand management. She has 15 years experience in healthcare communications and strategic planning with prior executive roles including stints with Franklin-based Community Health Systems and Nashville-based HCA. Reid earned her undergraduate degree from Longwood University in Virginia.