Rosecrance announces administrative transitions to lead client care mission

Rosecrance: Fresh perspectives for the behavioral health organization

A series of recent leadership moves within Rosecrance will add fresh perspectives and new positions to the organization. These changes will enhance Rosecrance’s focus on hope-filled integrated behavioral health care.

Central Illinois native Joey King, LCPC, has been hired as the Rosecrance Central Illinois executive director. King is an expert in behavioral health services, including therapeutic crisis intervention and leading residential and clinical services. He also is active in staff training and mentorship.

The other newcomer is Dr. Greg Tierney, the new administrator of adult substance abuse at Rosecrance Harrison Campus. He holds a doctorate in psychology and is an expert is treating substance use disorders. Tierney brings over 20 years of experience in direct service and clinical leadership to the team. In addition, four administrators have shifted roles within the company:

  • Craig Stallings has been named Regional Vice President of Operations. He previously was the Senior Director of Operations. In the new position, Stallings will oversee community mental health and outpatient substance use disorder services, with an added assignment on central Illinois. He has more than 25 years of experience in substance abuse, and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Additionally, he has extensive experience working with first responders and young adults, as well as people seeking treatment for opioid use disorders and medication assisted treatment. Stallings joined Rosecrance in 1997.
  • Carlene Cardosi has been named Vice President of Residential Services. She previously had been the Regional Administrator for services in Milwaukee, McHenry County, Des Plaines, and Chicago. In the new role, Cardosi will supervise Rosecrance’s Griffin Williamson and Harrison campuses in Rockford and the Lakeview facility in Chicago. She began as an intern with Rosecrance in 2008, and has worked her way up through the organization, with stints as a primary counselor with girls, unit coordinator with boys, Harrison Campus women’s programming supervisor, Harrison Campus Assistant Administrator, and Clinical Director of Residential Services.
  • Dr. Sheila Senn has transitioned to a regional director role with oversight of Rosecrance McHenry County and Wisconsin-based services. She previously served as Administrator of Adult Substance Abuse Treatment at the Harrison Campus. She has more than 25 years of experience and progressive leadership. Senn has worked as a clinical and administrative executive, mental health counselor, crisis worker, and in intake and private practice. She holds a PsyD. in clinical psychology and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor.
  • Janis Waddell, a long-term employee and highly respected leader in the behavioral health arena, has been named Chief Marketing Officer. She previously was Senior Vice President of Marketing. In this new role, she will oversee all local, regional, and national marketing efforts for the organization, and access to treatment services. Waddell joined Rosecrance in 1984 and has more than 30 years’ experience in the addictions field, including 10 years providing direct clinical services to adolescents. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Western Illinois University and a master’s degree in counseling/education from Northern Illinois University. Her areas of expertise include behavioral health care marketing, insurance-managed care contracting, adolescent and adult substance abuse treatment, and current trends.

“This is a unique opportunity for us to blend visionary leaders from other respected organizations and capitalize on strong talent already within Rosecrance,” said Rosecrance President and Chief Operating Officer, Dr. David Gomel. “I’m excited to see how these people will strengthen our substance abuse and mental health services throughout all of our regions.”