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Whitney Young Health Announces New Chief Financial Officer and Chief Behavioral Health Officer



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT INFORMATION:
Heather Burdo
Director of Marketing and Development
518-591-4471
[email protected]

Albany, NY –

Whitney Young Health, a Capital Region community health center providing affordable medical, dental and behavioral health services to people of all ages, has hired John E. Fraher, CPA, CFEM CVA, CGMA, to join the organization as the Chief Financial Officer. Maia Betts, LCSW-R has been promoted from Director of Behavioral Health to Chief Behavioral Health Officer.

John has worked in public accounting and auditing for over 37 years. He previously was the Chief Financial Officer for the non-profit, The Visiting Nurses Association of Albany, Inc. & Affiliates. John is a graduate of Wayne State University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Maia has worked at Whitney Young Health since 2015 where she started out as the Director of Behavioral Health. She is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany, where she received her Master of Social Work.

About Whitney Young Health

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center, Inc. is a community based, 501(c)3 non-profit corporation providing affordable, accessible primary and preventative medical, dental and behavioral health services to the uninsured and medically underserved residents of the Capital Region. Through multiple medical and dental centers, school-based health centers, addictions programs, a mobile health unit, and numerous outreach programs, WYH serves more than 20,000 men, women and children annually who otherwise have limited access to health care.

WYH has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home at the Albany, Troy and Watervliet Health Centers. Additionally, WYH has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care and Behavioral Health Care. For more information, please visit www.wmyhealth.org.

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