PRESIDENT and CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Norm Gorin - President and Chief Executive Officer 

Mr. Gorin is President and Chief Executive Officer and an accomplished, hands-on executive with more than 30 years of success leading strategic, operational and cultural transformations. Among his notable roles, Mr. Gorin co-founded and served as CEO of Instinct Health Science, Inc., an early-stage company committed to reducing workplace health costs through an effective science-based weight loss intervention. He has been actively engaged in community service through his roles as Chair of the North-South Rail Link Steering Committee and Co-Chair of the Deval Patrick committee, supporting the Governor’s successful election campaigns.

Previously, Mr. Gorin held several executive and senior-level positions with Analysis Group, Inc., Avant Immunotherapeutics, Inc., Sotheby’s, Inc., and Citicorp’s FISG and Merchant Banking Groups.

He is an advisory board member of MedScience, a board member of SpiritSeries and a member of the Board of Overseers at the Museum of Science. Prior board appointments include membership on the Board of Directors of Analysis Group, Inc., The Alliance for Business Leaders, Fire Control Instruments, Inc., Becket-Chimney Corners Y, the Board of Advisors of Jewish Family and Children Services, and the New England Committee NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund.

Mr. Gorin holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University.

BOARD of DIRECTORS

Norm Gorin
President and Chief Executive Officer
Screening for Mental Health

Douglas Jacobs, M.D.
Board Chair, Founder and Medical Director
Screening for Mental Health 

Leonard Freedberg, M.D.
Private Practioner
Newton-Wellesley Psychiatry

Jefferson Bruce Prince, M.D.
Child Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
North Shore Children’s Hospital

Saul Levin, MD, MPA
CEO and Medical Director
American Psychiatric Association

Shari I. Lusskin, MD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science
Attending in Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Medical Center

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Daryl DeKarske, MPH
Senior Director, Global Regulatory Affairs
Shire Pharmaceuticals

Matthew D. Anthes
Founder and Managing Partner
Union Square Strategic

George Kimball
President & Chief Investment Officer
Kimball Capital Management, LLC.

SENIOR STAFF

Candice Porter, LICSW – Vice President for Outreach and Partnerships

Candice Porter is Vice President for Outreach & Partnerships, responsible for cultivating strategic partnerships and guiding new program development and innovation. She began her tenure at Screening for Mental Health as Youth Programs Manager. Her expertise in developing strategic relationships led to her promotion to Director of External Relations. In this new role, she worked to expand the organization’s national presence. In 2013, after a transition in leadership, she stepped in to the role of Interim Executive Director and then moved into the position permanently. In 2016, she transitioned to Vice President of Outreach and Partnerships. 

Prior to joining Screening for Mental Health, Candice worked for the Devereux Foundation in both Philadelphia, PA and Rutland, MA as a therapist. She is a licensed independent clinical social worker and has over a decade of experience working in public and private settings.

cporter@mentalhealthscreening.org

Yvonne Bayliss – Director of Operations

Yvonne Bayliss is Director of Operations and provides oversight of human resources, finance, and staff development. She has broad expertise in business administration, management, and employee relations. Prior to joining Screening for Mental Health, Yvonne had a successful career as Manager and General Manager at Back Bay Restaurant Group. She is originally from Ireland and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the National College of Ireland.

ybayliss@mentalhealthscreening.org

Jill Buchanan – Director of Marketing and Communications

As a marketing, communications and development professional for nearly 20 years, Jill Buchanan offers leadership in strategic positioning and planning, along with extensive experience in implementing and analyzing every aspect of organizational management for large and small institutions. Her management skills are enhanced by an integrated marketing approach and technical skills in a variety of marketing platforms and applications. Jill also loves putting creativity to work towards a mission that matters, and is thrilled to be part of the important work that SMH contributes to mental health.

jbuchanan@mentalhealthscreening.org