David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health (DLC), Collier County’s only comprehensive, not-for-profit behavioral health provider serving children, adults and families, is pleased to announce that Krista Patrick has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer.
Krista joined DLC in October 2018 as Controller. She brings nearly 20 years of accounting management experience to her new senior management position with more than half of that in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining DLC, she served as the Finance Manager at Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Prior to that, she was the Senior Accountant with Landmark Management Services in Naples and Director of Accounting Services at Saint Francis Community Services in Kansas.
Krista earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Fort Hays State University in Kansas.
“In a short period of time since joining DLC, Krista has learned much about the complexities of behavioral health finances demonstrating her expertise as well as a strong commitment to advancing DLC’s mission,” said Scott Burgess DLC President and CEO. “Krista has also exemplified a commitment to effective teamwork, partnership, and leadership making her an excellent addition to the senior management team."
Jim Warnken, CPA, a member of the executive management team since 2015 who previously served as Chief Financial Officer, will assume the position of Chief Planning Officer. In this role, he will work with the President and CEO and the Board of Directors on strategic planning, advancement and contracting. He will also continue to provide administrative oversight of Human Resources and Facilities.