Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, was honored with the Regional Business of the Year award from the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce during its annual awards banquet on April 29 at the Southern Illinois University Student Center Ballrooms.
The award recognizes a Southern Illinois business that contributes significantly to the Carbondale community and the Southern Illinois region as a whole.
“Centerstone’s dedicated team of more than 3,800 professionals nationwide possess such immense talent, always working diligently through all circumstances to fulfil their noble purpose to deliver care that changes people’s lives. We have all faced numerous challenges in 2021, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, but no matter the situation, the Centerstone team continues to do everything in their power to deliver on their noble purpose and care for people and communities in need,” said William Lo, executive director of the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce.
Centerstone Regional CEO John Markley accepted the award during the banquet.
“Centerstone is honored to be chosen as the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce Regional Business of the Year,” Markley said. “This award is for all of our employees, clients and community partners. We have all worked together to deliver care that changes people’s lives.”
In 2021, Centerstone, throughout its Illinois operations, served 11,451 patients and provided 324,041 services. With locations in the Metro East and Southern Illinois, Centerstone employs 682 people.