Founded on Nov. 16, 1948 as the Dane County Child Guidance Center with six employees, Journey has grown into a sizeable community mental health clinic with over 500 staff members. We are dedicated to innovation and cutting edge programs.

In 2016, 2,803 individuals received assessments and 12,463 individuals received treatment services through Journey’s 29 programs. Journey provides a continuum of services to individuals across the lifespan.

Mary Wright
President and CEO
Wisconsin Housing Preservation Corp.

James Christensen
Principal Consultant
StatOrg Services LLC
Vice Chair

Sam Keller
Owner & President

Martin Croak
Retired Attorney

Robin Gates
Robin Gates Consulting

Howard Gesbeck
Retired Accountant

Heidi Pankoke
Senior Director of Business Strategy
TMG by Magellan Health

Kristi Papcke-Benson, R.N., MSN, CNE
Nurse Educator
Madison College

Laura Rose
Vice President, Policy Development
Wisconsin Hospital Association

Chong Vang
Vang Law Office SC

Constance Walker, M.S.Ed.
Retired U.S. Navy Captain

Executive Leadership

Lynn Brady
President & CEO

Alan Zoellner
Chief Financial Officer

Karen Neitzel
Chief Operating Officer

Karen Milner, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer

Brian Miller
Chief Development Officer

Colleen Clark Buss
Chief Human Resources Officer

Nancy Barrett
Director of Information Technology


Media Inquiries

Mike Wiltse
Associate Director of Communications


Clinical Leadership

Tanya Lettman-Shue
Chief Clinical Officer

Hannah Flanagan
Director of Emergency Services Programs

Kathryn Rindy
Director of Clinical Programs/Clinic Based

Josh Peterson
Director of Clinical Programs/Community Based

Brad Schlough
Director of Expansion Projects

 About Our Annual Report

To ensure the trust of our stakeholders, including:

–Staff members
–Governmental agencies
–Grant, funding and contract agencies
–Those with whom we do business
–The community at-large

we reveal not only our financial data but certain performance measures related to the evidence based care we provide. The 2016 report also highlights our programs and services, people and the innovative care we provide on a daily basis.

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2015 annual report.pdf, 2015 Consolidated Financial Statement2015 Form 990
2014 annual report.pdf
2013 annual report.pdf
2012 annual report.pdf

Improving people’s lives by pioneering and sustaining effective mental health and substance use disorder services.

The vision of Journey Mental Health Center is to become a center of excellence for the provision of behavioral health services.

People: Hiring and retaining great employees.

Productivity: Being a model of quality and cost effective service for other behavioral health organizations.

Partners: Achieving and maintaining the highest levels of consumer satisfaction.

              • Integrity
              • Diversity
              • Respect
              • Excellence
              • Accountability
              • Hope
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