Nashville-based Integrative Life Center (ILC), a leading community-based behavioral healthcare provider, has expanded its executive leadership team with the addition of Christi Cessna, MS, as its first chief development and marketing officer. In her new role, Cessna will be responsible for ILC's national outreach, marketing, patient experience enhancement, clinical collaboration and will also oversee the business development team to identify new markets and business opportunities.
Cessna has more than two decades of experience in behavioral health marketing and services development. Prior to taking on roles in executive leadership, she spent several years as a practicing clinician. Most recently, Cessna served as vice president of clinical outreach at Constellation Behavioral Health. She holds a master's degree in counseling psychology from the University of Central Arkansas and a bachelor's degree from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.