As CEO, System Mental Health and Addiction Care at Sutter Health, John brings many professional accomplishments to his service with Stanford Sierra Youth & Families. John is passionate about mental health and addiction care advocacy and has built the Mental Health & Addiction Care department at Sutter Health from the ground up. John holds both a Doctorate in Psychology and Master of Health Administration.
John’s passion for mental health advocacy began during his teenage years. He prides himself on being a leader and ambassador in our community for youth mental health. John participated in the Child Mental Health pre-doctorate internship program at UC Davis which specializes in children and teenagers in foster care.
When John has free time he enjoys spending it with his partner, David, their golden retriever, and his two god-sons. He also enjoys traveling and scuba diving.