Nashville, Tenn.—Centerstone, the nation’s largest provider of community-based behavioral healthcare, has promoted Ramona Rhodes to Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations. Rhodes previously served as Director of Marketing and Public Relations.
In her new role, Rhodes will oversee all of Centerstone’s marketing and public relations efforts across Indiana and Tennessee as well as manage marketing and public relations initiatives for Advantage Behavioral Health and the Centerstone Research Institute. She will be responsible for the development and implementation of marketing and communications strategies, including organizational branding, media relations, and all internal and external communications.
“It is my proud pleasure to promote someone who has so passionately and competently led our Marketing and Public Relations team in elevating the reputation of Centerstone across diverse communities,” said Bob Vero, CEO of Centerstone. “Throughout Ramona’s tenure at Centerstone, she has guided and inspired this organization by broadly sharing our compelling story to local, state and national audiences.”
Rhodes has been employed with Centerstone for more than 19 years since joining Dede Wallace Center, Centerstone’s precursor, in 1989.
A member of the Public Relations Society of America, Rhodes also serves on the board of the Nashville City Cemetery Association. Rhodes received her Bachelor of Science degree from David Lipscomb College (now Lipscomb University) in Nashville.
Centerstone (www.centerstone.org), a not-for-profit organization, is the nation’s largest provider of community-based behavioral healthcare. With a history that spans over fifty years, Centerstone provides a full range of behavioral health and related educational services to more than 69,000 individuals of all ages and their families annually. Children, adolescents, adults, seniors, and families all receive help from a multitude of different programs in more than 120 facilities and 150 partnership locations in Indiana and Tennessee. Centerstone is accredited by The Joint Commission in Indiana and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in Tennessee. For more information about Centerstone, please call toll free at 888-291-4357.