Ron Lampert joined Journey Mental Health Center in April 2016. A seasoned veteran, Ron has more than 30 years experience in the mental and behavioral health field.
Ron has substantial experience in change management, contract negotiation, generating new business, program innovation, community-based service, managed care, creating collaborations, and strategic thinking and planning.
Ron was trained in emergency psychiatric care and crisis intervention at the Washtenaw County Community Mental Health Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in history and a Master’s Degree in social work administration.
Lynn Brady, COO
Lynn Brady has over 35 years of experience in the mental health and substance abuse field as both a clinician and an administrator. She holds a master’s degree in public administration with an emphasis on health care administration.
Lynn came to Wisconsin from New Mexico where she had worked in clinical programs at the University of New Mexico’s Health Science Center, written several successful federal grants resulting in program development, and, in 1995 was appointed by the governor to direct the New Mexico Department of Health’s Division of Behavioral Health Services. Lynn’s experience includes developing Medicaid managed care programming at both the state and local level, integrating primary care into mental health and substance abuse services, interpreting federal health policy for local implementation, and developing continuous quality improvement systems.
Lynn was instrumental in overseeing Journey Mental Health Center’s CARF accreditation in 2010, and its re-certification in 2013. Lynn has testified before state and national congressional bodies on the impact of policy decisions at the local level, and in support of a variety of behavioral health issues such as parity, needle exchange systems, and the integration of primary care and behavioral health.
Karen Milner, M.D., serves as the Medical Director of Journey Mental Health Center. She has dedicated her career in psychiatry to improving the health and wellness of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) through the development, implementation, and oversight of innovative community programs for acute and long-term care.
Karen brings a wealth of experience to Journey, with past experience in teaching and academia; administrative leadership; programmatic development; and clinically focused research. In 2011, she was awarded a $2 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) to provide physical health services for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.
Karen is delighted to return to Journey to serve individuals with SMPI, to help train the next generation of mental health professionals, and to share her eertise and enthusiasm as an administrative leader.
Alan Zoellner, Chief Financial Officer
Alan Zoellner, CPA, MBA, is the Chief Financial Officer of Journey Mental Health Center.
Alan has over 10 years of experience managing complex financial arrangements in business settings. He has five years of public accounting experience where he focused on auditing not-for-profit healthcare agencies. Alan brings years of experience advising not-for-profit executives on internal controls and business process improvements.
Alan is a certified public accountant in the state of Wisconsin. He earned his MBA and bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Edgewood College.
Brad Schlough, M.S., LPC, has worked at Journey since 1993 and has over 20 years experience as a direct service provider and as a clinical supervisor and administrator. Brad works to ensure all programs employ evidence based practices, recovery focused care, and that services meet culturally specific needs of the wide range of consumers at Journey.
Brad chairs committees such as the Clinical Information Management Committee, Clinical Coordination Committee and Health and Wellness. Part of the scope of his responsibility is to connect with other services and service delivery networks where he has membership on local coalitions and boards.
Tanya Lettman-Shue, M.S., LMFT, CSAC, has worked at Journey since 2000 and has over 20 years cumulative experience as a direct service provider, clinical supervisor, and administrator.
Tanya works to ensure all Outpatient Service programing employ evidence based practices, recovery focused care, and that services meet culturally and developmentally specific needs of consumers throughout the lifespan. She works with the outpatient service team to ensure the consumers treatment needs are assess by Journey Central Intake and that referrals are made which allow the consumer to obtain the appropriate level of care. Tanya serves on the Clinical Information Management Committee, Children Youth and Family Consortium, Clinical Outcomes Committee, and the Clinical Coordination Committee. She is responsible for connecting with other service agencies and service delivery networks to ensure that the Center is working collaboratively with our community partners.
Colleen Clark Buss joined Journey Mental Health Center in 1992 after working for several other non-profit agencies in Madison. She began her career at Journey in the Accounting Department. In 2007 she was promoted to Human Resources Manager, absorbing payroll into the department, creating the HR/Payroll Department. In 2014, she joined the directors group as Director of Human Resources.