EveryMind Appoints Kelly Collins as Senior Director of Human Resources

EveryMind Appoints Kelly Collins as Senior Director of Human Resources

Hiring Announcement: Senior Director of Human Resources 

Rockville, MD – EveryMind, a leading mental health services organization, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kelly Collins as the new Senior Director of Human Resources, effective March 12, 2024. Following an extensive search led by the nationally recognized executive search firm Good Insight, Collins has been selected for her profound expertise and dedication to fostering engaging and supportive workplace cultures.

In her new capacity, Collins will lead efforts to cultivate talent management strategies and professional development programs that enhance the organization’s capacity to deliver comprehensive mental health services. Collins served previously as EveryMind’s Director of Human Resources from 2017-2020. 

“We are thrilled to welcome someone of Kelly’s caliber back to EveryMind in this critical role,” said Jamie Bresnick, Chief Operating Officer of EveryMind. “Our dedicated team of staff, interns, and volunteers are the backbone of everything we do, and Kelly’s work will ensure we support and grow a team that can continue to deliver top-quality services in our community.”

Collins shared her excitement about her new role, highlighting the organization’s critical mission: “EveryMind’s work is so valuable and needed. I am eager to help grow an inclusive, positive, and supportive work environment to ensure that all employees and volunteers can focus their talents on the vital work they do.”

About Kelly Collins

With a passion for creating positive, highly engaged, resilient workplaces, Kelly Collins has worked to create individual, departmental, and organization-wide initiatives that promote professional development, increase engagement, and reduce stress. She often incorporates the concepts of Emotional Intelligence into her work and is certified as an Emotional Intelligence coach (EQi).

Collins has more than 20 years working in the behavioral health industry as a clinician, an administrator, and a Human Resources professional. She brings those experiences together to advocate for and support mentally healthy organizations and the employees who work for them.

She is past President and current Communications Director of the Montgomery County Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. 

Collins holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Marymount University and a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management from Virginia Tech.  

About EveryMind

Since its inception in 1957, EveryMind has been at the forefront of mental health advocacy, providing a spectrum of direct services, community education, and advocacy aimed at healing, hope, and wholeness for individuals of all ages. With a commitment to reducing mental health stigma and ensuring accessible resources, EveryMind serves over 52,000 people annually across the National Capital Region, strengthening communities and empowering individuals to reach optimal mental wellness. For more information, visit www.EveryMind.org.

About Good Insight

With a mission to connect good causes to great leaders, Good Insight is an executive search firm and governance consultancy serving the social sector. They plan leadership transitions, recruit talented senior executives, and strengthen boards of directors. Good Insight focuses on leadership searches for small and mid-sized nonprofits with a nationwide reach. Learn more at www.good-insight.org