Chief Operating Officer Announcement:



Advanced Behavioral Health, Inc.

June 17, 2024

Advanced Behavioral Health, Inc. (ABH) appoints Deena Tampi as their new Chief Operating Officer.

ABH announced today that Deena Tampi has been appointed the new COO of the company. An experienced business leader, Deena will assume responsibilities immediately. Ms. Tampi is an accomplished senior healthcare executive with expertise in leadership, operations, financial oversight, clinical excellence, program growth, and strategic planning.  She is the Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Behavioral Health Advisory Group and served as Executive Vice President of Diamond Healthcare Corporation, a national leader in the management and consulting of behavioral health services. Among many honors, she was appointed by Governor Malloy of Connecticut to the Oversight Council for Mental Health. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, a member of its Board, and Chairperson of its Membership Committee.  She has over 60 evidence-based publications and has co-authored and edited five academic text books.

“We are ecstatic to have someone as accomplished and energetic as Deena is to lead our operations. She is a clinical pioneer in the field and an incredible human being. Deena will be critical to our success moving forward including operationalizing our new strategic plan, launching our new mission and values and creating a meaningful community impact in partnering with state agencies and clients, said Chad W. Wable, FACHE the President and CEO.”

Ms. Tampi received a bachelor of science in nursing degree from College of Mt. Saint Vincent and advanced degrees in Nursing and Business from the University of Phoenix. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Association for General Psychiatry.  

About Advanced Behavioral Health.

ABH is a leader in the Northeast behavioral health industry managing mental health and substance abuse services, provide customized technology to operate programs efficiently, participate in and disseminate research representing “best practices” in the field, and consult with both contractors and health care providers. As a nonprofit organization, ABH is driven by Mission and committed to delivering what we promise: the highest quality of care and service, cutting edge technology, and excellence in program execution and operation.

Media Contact:
Marjorie Barse, Chief People Officer
[email protected]    860.704.6372

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Advanced Behavioral Health, Inc.

213 Court Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Phone: (860) 638-5309
Fax: (860) 638-5302