Vicky Gatell has been a leader in the behavioral health industry for over 38 years in New York State. Vicky is currently the Vice President of Finance for Acacia Network, Inc. As Vice President of Finance, Vicky oversees and manages the financial activities of multiple behavioral health and substance use disorder clinics and residential programs including a Certified Community Behavioral Health Center (CCBHC), primary care clinics including FQHCs, daycare programs, as well as various affiliates operating program services for the senior and youth communities with a financial portfolio of over $200MM. Vicky is leading Acacia Network Value Based Payment initiatives. Vicky negotiated the first ever nonprofit capital loan project with Chemical /JM Morgan Chase in 1986. At her previous assignment, as the COO/CFO, she initiated the implementation of an evidence-based treatment modality “COPE” for the children population achieving the 2008 APA Bronze Award sponsored by the American Psychiatric Association. During her professional career, Vicky has made several conference panel presentations on strategic business planning and funding mechanisms impacting NYS behavioral health industry sponsored by NYS Rehabilitation Research and Training Institute, Cornell University and U.S. Department of Labor and Somos Uno Conference. Vicky has served in various behavioral health associations. She was the President of Bronx Behavioral Network Inc., 2011-2013, and she is the current Treasurer of AsOne, Inc. Vicky was the recipient of the Behavioral Health Industry Service Award in New York sponsored by Entre Nosotras Inc. at the 2019 Somos Conference of the NYS Assembly- Senate Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force held March 2019 in Albany, NY. Vicky is a graduate from the University of Puerto Rico. She has lived in New York since 1979. She is married and she is the proud mother of two daughters.