The Tri-County Board of Directors has unanimously named Tom Petrizzo as the organization's next CEO.
Petrizzo has served as CEO of the Ozark Guidance Center in Springdale, Ark., for the past six years and previously served as COO and chief legal officer at Community Reach Center in Thorn, Co.
Petrizzo also served as COO of Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center in Lawrence, Ks.
is very familiar with community mental health services and will bring excellent leadership skills to the Northland."
Petrizzo said he appreciated the opportunity to join the community mental health center serving Clay, Platte and Ray counties.
"The more I talked to Tri-County
Board members and staff leaders, the more I saw their enthusiasm and dedication to the Tri-County mission," he
"I look forward to helping Tri-County
grow, evolve and continue to be the behavioral health provider of choice for the Northland."
The new CEO said he
was especially impressed with the Tri-County staff and the Northland.
"There is an enthusiasm and a collective desire to expand the agency's services, the facilities and timely access," he
"Not only will Tom Petrizzo bring fresh perspectives to Tri-County and the Northland, I am certain that he will spread those new perspectives throughout metropolitan Kansas City and Missouri.