Our Team

Our team of more than 20 scientists, researchers, consultants, and others experienced in quality improvement training has worked with individual behavioral healthcare organizations and national, state, county, and city agencies on multiple projects.


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Board of Directors


The NIATx Foundation is led by industry leaders in their respective fields.

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Todd Molfenter, Ph.D.
NIATx Foundation Executive Director

Deputy Director, Center for Health Enhancement System Studies (CHESS), University of Wisconsin
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Matthew Beaverson, MA
NIATx Foundation Board Member

Executive Technology Strategist, CDW
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Neil Campbell, MS
NIATx Foundation Board Member

Executive Director, Georgia Council on Substance Abuse;
Co-Founder, Certified Addition Recovery Empowerment Specialist (CARES) Academy
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Dick Dillon
NIATx Foundation Board Member

Founder and CEO, Innovaision LLC
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Patrick Gauthier
NIATx Foundation Board Member

Director, AHP HealthCare Solutions
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David Gustafson, Ph.D.
NIATx Foundation Board Member

Founder and Director, Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies (CHESS);
Emeritus Research Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin
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Thomas Kunes, P.E.
NIATx Foundation Board Member

Founding Principal, Kestrel Tellevate LLC;
Professor of Practice, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin
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Lynn Madden, MPA
NIATx Foundation Board Member

President & Chief Executive Office, APT Foundation;
Post-doctoral Associate, Department of Internal Medicine-AIDS at Yale School of Medicine
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Michael Reagan, MA
NIATx Foundation Board Member

Chief External Relations Officer, Cherry Health;
Adjunct Faculty, Western Michigan University and Grand Valley State University
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Arthur Schut, MA
NIATx Foundation Board Member

Independent Consultant, Arthur Schut Consulting

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Christopher Wilkins, Sr., MHA
NIATx Foundation Board Member

Sr. Vice President for Operations, Mountain Lake Associates;
Strategic Consultant, Discovery Behavioral Health
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Experience You Can Count On

The NIATx Foundation team is committed to working with all stakeholders to break through barriers that limit delivery of life-saving SUD care. Our network of experts offers the experience, expertise, and guidance to ensure that efficient, effective, impactful, accountable, and, importantly, sustainable systems of care emerge to serve patients and families.

Consultants bring experience from many fields, including:

· Social Work

· Clinical Services

· Quality Improvement

· Business Systems

· Process Improvement

· Implementation Science

· Engineering

· Healthcare Management

· State Government