Dawn Davenport, PhD
Vice President, Child & Family Services
Dawn has worked for the Mental Health Center of Denver for over a decade, and in her new role, she oversees Child & Family Services. She reports to Chief Operating Officer Kristi Mock, LCSW, and is located at Dahlia Campus for Health & Well-Being.
Richard (Ric) Durity is the Vice President of Development at the Mental Health Center of Denver. He oversees the organization’s grant development, public relations and fundraising efforts designed to grow innovative programs and expand access to care for all those in need.
Jay Flynn oversees the Mental Health Center of Denver’s services delivered to over 7,000 people at a time. His responsibility spans access to services, outpatient and case management services at the Recovery Center and outpatient services at Wellshire Behavioral Services, as well as an array of residential and housing services and the Walk-in Center.
Kristi Mock has transitioned to the recently created position of Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Previously, she served as the Vice President of Adult Recovery Services as well as in a variety of roles during her tenure with Mental Health Center of Denver.
Michael Niyompong is responsible for working with community partners and businesses to meet the mental health and well-being needs of the community. Previously, he was the chief operating officer at Clayton Early Learning, Colorado’s leading catalyst in providing access to high-quality early care and education.
Mental Health Ambassador
Jeannie Ritter joined the Mental Health Center of Denver in 2012 to serve as Mental Health Ambassador and continue her advocacy efforts for mental health which she made her focus as former First Lady of Colorado (2007-2011).
Leslye Steptoe, PhD
Vice President, Diversity & Inclusiveness
As Vice President of Diversity & Inclusiveness, Dr. Steptoe is primarily responsible for the design and implementation of an evidence-based approach to cultural competence at Mental Health Center of Denver.
Dr. Wes Williams joined the Mental Health Center of Denver in 2007 and now serves as Vice President and Chief Information Officer, overseeing the Mental Health Center of Denver’s information systems, including program evaluation, data sciences, information strategy, application development, network operations, and help desk.