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Panel Participant: Lessons From Leaders

Damien Cabezas, CEO, Horizon Behavioral Health

Damien Cabezas is the Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Behavioral Health.  Mr. Cabezas most recently worked as the Chief Operating Officer for Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County in San Jose, California. Damien has 20+ years of executive management experience in healthcare and behavioral health. He has spearheaded large-scale medical, mental health, substance abuse, reentry, and housing programs, as well as social enterprises within the non-profit sector.


He currently serves as Chair of the Finance Committee of WestCoast Children’s Clinic, a nonprofit in Oakland, California. Damien also serves as Board President of Horizon Opportunities, Inc. in Lynchburg, VA.


Damien holds a Master of Public Health degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY and a Master of Social Work degree from Fordham University in Manhattan, NY.