Executive Team

Derald R. Walker, PhD

President & Chief Executive Officer

Since April 2008, Derald has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascadia, for which he was recognized in April 2011 by the National Council for Community Behavioral HealthCare as a “Visionary Leader”. Read more >>
Beth Epps, M.Ed

Chief Clinical Officer

Beth joined Cascadia in January 2014 as Chief Clinical Officer. She serves on Cascadia’s executive team and provides leadership for its broad array of behavioral and integrated programs for individuals with mental health and addiction challenges, to include community, clinic, and other site-based services with special focus on county-wide crisis, forensic needs, residential services, a full PSRB continuum, and services and supports provided by Peer Wellness Specialists.  Read more >>
Neil Falk, MD

Interim Chief Medical Officer, Associate Medical Director

Dr. Falk has been involved in the Multnomah County community mental health system since 1992. Read more>>

Barry Gault, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Barry  has over 30 years of experience in a variety of financial roles, Barry spent 15 years at Xerox Corporation and joined Cascadia as Controller in 2018.  Read more >>

Jim Hlava, LCSW

Vice President of Housing

Jim is the Vice President of Housing for Cascadia Behavioral HealthCare, Inc. as well as the President of Cascadia Housing, Inc.  Jim graduated from Portland State University in 1985 with a Masters Degree in Social Work and is a licensed clinical social worker in Oregon.  He has worked for the past 30+ years at Cascadia, with the first 20 years focused on delivering, developing and managing case management, employment, and housing programs.  Read more>>

Kris Rosenberg, M.S., CISSP

Chief Technology Officer

Kris is responsible for providing vision, leadership, and planning for all of Cascadia’s information technology systems and services. Read More >>

Eric Sevos, LCSW

Chief Strategy Officer

Eric oversees Cascadia’s FQHC business operations, government affairs, contracts, and development. Read more>>

Alana Silverman, BA

Chief People Officer

Alana is Senior Director of Human Resources and works with internal stakeholders to ensure Cascadia’s mission, vision, and values are supported. Read more>>

Sandra Wilborn, MS

Chief Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Officer

Sandra champions building the agency’s culture around equity, diversity, and inclusion.  She has been involved in Cascadia’s efforts to work toward a more inclusive and equitable workplace since 2007. Read more>>

Senior Leadership