ACMHA: The College for Behavioral Health Leadership and Optum presented this webinar on transformational leadership November 21, 2013. Our speakers were Andy Sekel, PhD, CEO, Optum Specialty Networks, and Jennifer Andrashko, MSW, LICSW, Open Door Health Center. Enjoy this presentation and dialogue about transformational leadership and connecting the follower’s sense of identity and self to projects and the collective identity of the organization.
Dr. Sekel, a seasoned leader in the field, oversees behavioral health, complex medical conditions, and physical health services that improve the overall health and well-being of individuals in the employer and health plan markets, as well as beneficiaries in Medicaid, Medicare, and other local, state and federal programs. Ms. Andrashko, an emerging leader, currently directs an integrated primary behavioral health program, which she also developed and implemented, in the only community health center in south-central Minnesota.