Steven Sheets, MC, LPC, President and CEO
Steven Sheets has been with SB&H since 2013 and has served as President and CEO since 2018. He has been in the behavioral healthcare industry since 2009. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Grand Canyon University and his Master’s in professional counseling from Ottawa University. He has held an Arizona Independent Professional Counseling license since 2016.
Paul Buttermore, MA, LPC, VP Inpatient and Crisis Services
Paul Buttermore has been with SB&H since 2013 starting as a clinician. He has been in the behavioral health field for the past 10 years. Paul earned a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling in 2008. He has been licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) since 2015. Paul is a Marine Corps Veteran.
Lynne Emmons, LSSBB, LAMFT, VP Outpatient Services, Central Region
Lynne Emmons is an Arizona native who caught her big break in healthcare at the age of 8 by selling golf balls and lemonade to raise money for her community's first health clinic. For 10 years, Lynne worked at Valle del Sol as a therapist who grew into Chief positions where she was responsible for FQHC Operations, Corporate Compliance, Quality, and Information Systems. During her time there, Lynne earned her Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and co-wrote an application which led to the first of two CCBHCs in the state of Arizona. Prior to Valle del Sol, she provided ABA services at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders while earning her Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist.
Michael Fett, CPA, Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer
Michael Fett has served as the CFO of SB&H since 2002. Prior to that he served as the CFO for the Arizona Department of Health Services/Division of Behavioral Health Services (ADHS/DBHS) which managed the Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) contracts and the Assistant Director of the Division of Business and Finance at AHCCCS, Arizona's Medicaid Administration. Before working in the government and healthcare industry he was a senior auditor with a national public accounting firm. He holds a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Arizona and has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Arizona since 1993.
Michelle Griffith, SHRM-CP, PHR, VP Human Resources
Michelle Griffith is a Human Resources leader with extensive HR experience. She is a change and transformational HR leader focused on integrating the people strategy with the business strategy to effectively drive organizational performance and goals. She earned her Bachelor's in Human Resource Management at Northern Illinois University. She was most recently Senior Director of Human Resources for UMOM New Day Centers. Additional experience includes leadership positions at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health and Trench Safety Equipment Corporation.
Ed McClelland, M.Ed., VP Community Services
Ed McClelland has served at SB&H since 1978 in the community behavioral health industry. He earned his BS degree in Business Administration and Sociology from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon and a Master's degree in Educational Psychology from Arizona State University. He is an Arizona Credential Level IV Prevention Professional and licensed community college instructor.
Dominic Miller, LMSW, MPA, Chief Operating Officer
Dominic Miller started with SB&H in 2017 as a Clinical Manager responsible for developing Integrated High Needs Case Management and Hospital Navigation programming. Dominic started in the healthcare industry 10 years ago as a social worker. He earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Social Work and a Master's of Public Administration degree from Arizona State University. He has been licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) since 2017.
Erica Missicano, LMSW, Chief Quality Officer
Erica Missicano has more than 15 years of quality management experience in the behavioral health industry. Prior to starting at SB&H, she was a Health Care QM Project Manager for Aetna/Mercy Care where she was responsible for assisting providers with understanding audit expectations and requirements. She also investigated quality of care reviews. Additional experience includes quality management and clinical positions at Magellan Health Services, Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of the Monitor, ValueOptions, Inc. and Triple R Behavioral Health.
Edward O'Brien, MS, LASAC, VP Northern Arizona Operations
Edward O’Brien graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Phoenix in 2014, and with a Master’s Degree in Addiction Counseling from Grand Canyon University in 2017. He has been licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health as a Licensed Associate Substance Abuse Counselor since 2019. He has been with SB&H since 2013 and has served in many capacities, overseeing behavioral health residential facilities, chemical dependency programs, and multiple outpatient services sites. He has also overseen the housing programs in northern Arizona since 2015. His passion is to assist people with addiction to overcome their struggles and lead rewarding lives.
Bob Sanowski, VP Information Systems
Prior to SB&H, Sanowski was a senior IT leader for Dignity Health, now CommonSpirit Health, where he was responsible for organizational and large-scale projects across multiple IT disciplines. He also served as senior director of IT Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures where he was team lead for analysis and integration of joint venture and acquisition partners. As CIO of the Southern Nevada Service Area for Dignity Health, he was responsible for IT operational responsibility for the organization’s Southern Nevada hospitals and clinics. Additional experience includes leadership positions at United Health Group and Insurers Administrative Corp.
Michael Sweeney, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Michael Sweeney started with SB&H in 2019 and has served in a variety of administrative and clinical roles at the Psychiatric Annex of the Maricopa Medical Center, Alternative Behavioral Systems, ComCare and the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center. Dr. Sweeney graduated from the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine and did his psychiatric residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Psychiatrists in Alcoholism and Addictions and the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry.
Deborah Woodard, LCSW, LISAC, CPRP, VP Community Resilience
Deborah Woodard received her Bachelor's and Master's degree in Social Work from Arizona State University. She began work with SB&H in 1999 as a Behavioral Health Tech, climbing the corporate ladder to a VP position in 2011. She has served as a Program Coordinator and Clinical Director, has 15 years of management and leadership experience and over 19 years of experience in the behavioral health care industry. Accomplishments include Business Acquisition, Program Development, Strategic Planning, and Funding Procurement.