Now Responsible for All RHA Behavioral Health Operations
July 22, 2020
Sandy Feutz, LCSW, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Behavioral Health, effective July 21, 2020. Sandy will now be responsible for RHA Health Services Behavioral Health Operations, including: East/Central/West North Carolina regions, the behavioral health administrative team, and Deaf and Hard of Hearing services.
“The RHA Executive Team is excited to promote Sandy to this important role,” said Nick Sulaiman, President of RHA Health Services. “Sandy has been vital to the growth in our behavioral health business since she joined us in 2006, including her leadership in developing our flagship C3356 Comprehensive Care Center in Asheville.”
“During my time at RHA, I have witnessed the extraordinary growth of our behavioral health services, as we have maintained our focus on being a provider of high-quality, person-centered services that meet the needs of individuals, families, and our communities,” said Sandy. “Our organizational success is a direct result of the dedication of our incredible team members who embody our core values of passion, accountability, communications, and ethics. I am so proud of what we have accomplished thus far, and I am excited to lead the way as we continue moving forward.”
Sandy previously served as Vice President of Operations, providing leadership to RHA’s behavioral health treatment and prevention services in Western North Carolina. Sandy started as a Director in 2006, became a Regional Director in 2007, and has served as Vice President since 2009.
Based in Asheville, NC, Sandy has been directly involved with the provision, development, implementation, and oversight of behavioral health services and programs in this region since 1996.
Sandy’s clinical work focused on serving adults with serious mental illness in residential, outpatient, and crisis services settings. Sandy has successfully led multiple service transitions and start-ups of new behavioral health programming across the region.
Sandy earned a BSW from Appalachian State University and an MSW from the University of Maryland at Baltimore.