OCD and Anxiety
As president and chief executive officer of Rogers Behavioral Health, Pat leads the strategic direction of the organization including leadership development, growth opportunities and foundation support. Serving as a behavioral health hospital social worker early in his career, Pat places a high value on providing compassionate patient care within a healthy environment. He is also a strong advocate for the development of emotional intelligence in the behavioral health workforce. Pat has 25 years of CEO experience in the psychiatric and addiction treatment industry and serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems. He earned his master’s degree in administration from the University of Notre Dame.
Paul Mueller serves as chief executive officer of Rogers Memorial Hospital, guiding the vision and strategic growth for all Wisconsin operations, and partnering with system leadership in development of the Rogers Behavioral Health national network of outpatient services. He has more than 25 years of experience in administration, management and delivery of behavioral health services. He brings a patient-centered perspective to ensuring quality care, efficient systems and demonstrable outcomes while meeting the demands of the communities Rogers serves. Prior to being named CEO, he was Rogers Memorial Hospital’s chief operations officer and has overseen clinical programs, marketing, admissions, program development and physician recruitment. Mueller earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and attended the Advanced Management Program at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a board member of the International OCD Foundation and is active in multiple local organizations, including the Pabst Farms YMCA and Oconomowoc Area Foundation.
As vice president of communications at Rogers Behavioral Health, Anne Ballentine oversees an integrated strategic communication plan to heighten awareness of the health system's sites and services with both internal and external audiences. Prior to joining Rogers, Ballentine served in a similar role for 14 years with Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare. Her background includes 13 years in newscasting as an anchor and reporter at several television stations including WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee. She also worked at Fullhouse Media, meeting corporate clients’ interactive communication needs, including web and video development. Ballentine is a graduate of DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication arts and sciences and a minor in business administration. Ballentine is a member of the Wisconsin Hospital Association Quality Initiative’s Communication/Education Committee. In addition, she serves on the Milwaukee YMCA and Camp Minikani Boards of Directors, Milwaukee Women Inc.’s Steering Committee and recently joined the DePauw University Alumni Board.
Jack Collier is vice president of development at Rogers Behavioral Health, and oversees all aspects of remodeling, acquisition and development of properties and facilities on behalf of the entire system. Prior to joining Rogers, Collier spent more than 30 years in the real estate industry. He has significant expertise in market and development feasibility, acquisitions, financing and zoning approvals, as well as design and construction oversight of both new and redeveloped properties. His background includes the development and management of properties in Wisconsin, Florida, Tennessee and North Carolina. Collier is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration – marketing.
Kim Effertz has been with Rogers’ admissions department since 1999, helping patients and families through the admissions process. In her current position, she is responsible for assuring the highest level of service to patients and families accessing care throughout the health system, including admissions and utilization management functions. In addition, she supports key system initiatives and ensures adherence to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state and local requirements, as well as Joint Commission standards. Effertz earned a Bachelor of Science degree in child and family studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is licensed in the State of Wisconsin as a certified advanced practice social worker (CAPSW).
Stephanie C. Eken, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist, adult psychiatrist and pediatrician. Dr. Eken serves as a regional medical director for Rogers Behavioral Health System's partial hospital and intensive outpatient programs. In addition, she provides medical leadership for Rogers' pediatric OCD and anxiety disorder services.
Dr. Eken is a regular faculty member of the Behavioral Therapy Training Institute, sponsored by the International OCD Foundation. She has lectured throughout the United States to professional, academic and lay audiences on a range of topics related to pediatric psychiatry. Her clinical interests include OCD and related disorders (hair-pulling disorder, skin-picking disorder, Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders), ADHD, depression, anxiety and other internalizing disorders. She is also interested in how the integration of technology can improve the quality of care.
Dr. Eken has received a number of awards in recognition of her commitment to psychiatry and mental health advocacy. In 2006, she was named a Laughlin Fellow by the American College of Psychiatry. In 2008, Dr. Eken received the Catcher in the Rye Award for Advocacy from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as a leading member of the Kentucky Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, which was recognized for its advocacy efforts in the passage of anti-bullying legislation.
Adam El-Ali serves as vice president, electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle optimization. In this role, he works to ensure smooth workflows, efficiency and functioning of the EHR, and provides leadership in managing clinical and revenue cycle data. Previously El-Ali served as manager, then director, of revenue cycle operations after joining Rogers Behavioral Health in 2015. Previous positions included roles as a solutions architect with Cerner Corporation and scheduling, finance and revenue positions with Adventist Health systems in Orlando and Chicago. El-Ali earned his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Loyola University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Lewis University in Illinois.
Jerry L. Halverson, MD, DFAPA, is a board-certified adult psychiatrist with a subspecialty in psychosomatic medicine. He serves as medical director of Rogers Memorial Hospital–Oconomowoc, as well as medical director of the FOCUS Adult Mood Disorders Program. Dr. Halverson has a medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and completed an internal medicine internship at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Minnesota, and a residency in general adult psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Halverson previously was the medical director of adult psychiatry at Meriter Hospital in Madison and an assistant professor of psychiatry at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health where he directed its treatment refractory psychiatry disorders program.
Dr. Halverson is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and serves on the APA's Council on Quality of Psychiatric Care. A past president of the Wisconsin Medical Society (WMS) and Wisconsin Psychiatric Association, he is a member of the World Psychiatric Association, the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Psychiatric Association, the American College of Psychiatrists, the Wisconsin Hospital Association, the Dane County and Waukesha County medical societies and is the physician member of the combined City of Madison/Dane County Board of Health. He is a regular volunteer physician at UW's Safehaven Psychiatric Clinic for the underserved in Dane County.
Dr. Halverson has advocated for the use of objective patient care data to improve care through his work with Wisconsin initiatives in that area, and has lectured throughout the United States on mental health and health policy issues to academic, legislative and community audiences. He has been honored by his colleagues for clinical and leadership excellence, receiving numerous awards including the Wisconsin Alumni Association “Forward Under 40” award, the Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD, Young Physician Leadership Award from the WMS Foundation, an Early Career Leadership Award by the AMA Foundation and the AMA Women's Physician Congress Mentor Award. Dr. Halverson was selected for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® in 2015 and 2016.
As vice president of Rogers Memorial Hospital–Oconomowoc, Suzanne Harrison oversees daily operations of all inpatient, residential, partial hospital and intensive outpatient programs, including services at Silver Lake Outpatient Center. Following graduation from Connecticut College, she earned a master’s of public health with a concentration in health services administration from the Yale University School of Medicine, She has since attained more than 25 years of progressive leadership experience in healthcare, specializing in strategic and tactical operations of behavioral health programs, physician group practice management and regulatory and accreditation compliance. She previously served as director of psychiatry for LifeBridge Health in Baltimore, Maryland. Harrison is a member of the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS) and is chair of its Committee on Behavioral Healthcare Services within General Healthcare Systems. She is the NAPHS liaison to the American Hospital Association’s Governing Council section for psychiatric and substance abuse services.
Marybeth Herbst-Flagstad provides executive leadership for legal and regulatory matters, risk management and oversight of other services necessary for the effective operation of the health system. She brings more than 13 years of experience in legal counsel in the areas of risk management, compliance and business operations within healthcare, business and tribal law. Prior to joining Rogers, Herbst-Flagstad was an attorney for the Forest County Potawatomi Community and held several positions of increasing responsibility with Assurant Health in Milwaukee before serving as senior counsel. Herbst-Flagstad graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree in French and International Relations. She holds a master’s degree in theology and a Juris Doctor degree, both from Marquette University. Herbst-Flagstad is on the Health Law Section Board of Directors of the State Bar of Wisconsin and is a member of the American Bar Association. She is also admitted to practice in Minnesota, the Eastern District of Wisconsin and Forest County Potawatomi Community.
Scott Johnson provides administrative guidance for the planning, development and operations of Rogers’ specialty psychiatric partial hospital and intensive outpatient programs in the Midwest and East Coast regions of the United States. With over 15 years of experience on the Rogers team, Johnson has an extensive background in patient admissions, utilization review, physician recruitment and compensation, financial planning, patient accounting, new business development, managed care contracting and operations for the healthcare system. Johnson received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater and earned his Master of Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
As vice president of operations for Rogers Memorial Hospital–Brown Deer, Jim Kubicek is responsible for day-to-day operations of the 56-bed inpatient hospital and the Brown Deer Outpatient Center with specialized outpatient programming. Prior to joining the leadership team at Rogers, Kubicek served as interim administrator and deputy administrator of the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division. Kubicek has overseen behavioral health programming for a variety of clinical populations and has led compliance, performance improvement and risk management services at all levels of the treatment continuum. He has provided extensive training in multiple settings on suicide prevention and intervention as well as crisis management skills. The Marquette University graduate earned a master’s in social work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with additional professional certification in corporate consultation and counseling. He is currently a member of the Public Policy Board and has served on multiple advisory boards focusing on issues related to public mental health and legislation in the State of Wisconsin.
As vice president of human resources, Brian Kramer brings experience in the broad spectrum of human resources including talent acquisition, performance management, succession planning, employee relations, training/organizational development and benefits/compensation, all areas of focus at Rogers. Over more than 25 years, Kramer has worked with growth-focused global and domestic multi-site organizations, leading the human capital role for healthcare, engineering, marketing, financial services and life sciences organizations in Wisconsin. Prior to joining Rogers in 2016, Kramer served as a human resources consultant for Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin as well as Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina. Kramer earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in technology education from University of Wisconsin-Stout, and completed master’s coursework in industrial and labor relations from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management as well as Executive Agenda.
Roger Luhn, MD, is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist who serves as the medical director of Rogers Memorial Hospital–Brown Deer. Dr. Luhn joined our medical staff in 2003 as a full-time attending psychiatrist with the Adolescent Center at Rogers' Oconomowoc campus. Dr. Luhn previously practiced at Mendota Mental Health Institute in Madison, and served as medical director at the Mercy Cooperative Childcare Institute in Janesville. He has directed inpatient, outpatient and residential programs for children and adolescents. Dr. Luhn earned his undergraduate degree in biology at Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington, and his medical degree at the University of California in San Diego. He completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Arizona Medical Center and area hospitals. Dr. Luhn is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
As vice president of residential services, Caroline McHale works in partnership with medical staff and leaders to oversee daily operations, monitor program outcome studies and lead future program development. She brings deep leadership experience in behavioral healthcare at the national level, having served in a variety of executive, operations, business development and marketing roles. Prior to joining Rogers, McHale worked for Acadia Healthcare as divisional business development director and interim chief executive officer (CEO), overseeing the operations of more than 20 psychiatric and eating disorder facilities nationwide. Among other roles, McHale has served as a CEO for Universal Health Services in Greenville, Texas, and vice president of business development and operations for Behavioral Centers of America in Nashville. McHale graduated summa cum laude from the University of Toronto, Canada, with a Master of Fine Art in philosophy. She went on to earn her Master of Business Administration from the University of San Diego, with an emphasis on marketing and business.
Khazi A. Muqeet, MD, is a board-certified adult and forensic psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of major mental illnesses and addiction. He serves as medical director of Rogers Memorial Hospital–West Allis, which includes medical oversight of all services provided at the hospital campus as well as partial hospital and intensive outpatient programs in Kenosha.
Dr. Muqeet has trained extensively in the treatment of psychiatric disorders in the United States, Great Britain and India. He completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin where he also completed his psychiatry residency and served as chief resident. He completed an additional residency in psychiatry in the North Wales Psychiatry residency program where he also served as chief resident. In addition to serving in leadership positions during his training, Dr. Muqeet was the recipient of several awards and recognition for his academic excellence.
Dr. Muqeet has presented to numerous clinical and academic audiences internationally. He has a research interest in the applicability of genetic testing in psychiatric disorders. Dr. Muqeet is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, American Medical Association, Wisconsin Psychiatric Association and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (London, UK). He has served as chair, chair-elect and AMA delegate of the young physicians section of the Wisconsin Medical Society.
Matthias Schueth brings more than 20 years of experience in communications and fund development to the administrative team at Rogers. In his position as executive vice president of the Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Schueth works to expand and diversify the organization's funding base through long-term philanthropic relationships with individuals, corporations and other foundations to provide financial stability for the hospital. Previously, Schueth served as the director of development and annual programs at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and as press spokesman and executive director of communications and development at Caritas Germany, a catastrophe relief organization for Third World countries. Schueth holds a master’s degree in education with emphasis in biology and Catholic theology from the University of Mainz, and a degree in public relations from the Academy of Economics in Cologne, Germany. He is a member of the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy.
Teresa Schultz brings nearly 30 years of experience in many areas of healthcare to her leadership role as vice president of continuous improvement. In her current role, she oversees the implementation and deployment of the Rogers Improvement System which focuses on value streams and opportunities for process improvement across the System. In addition, she oversees quality, regulatory compliance, health information and related operational support areas. Schultz has been with Rogers since 2007, first as the director of nursing, then as the vice president of nursing and later as the vice president of patient care/chief nursing officer. Schultz earned her Bachelor of Science in business administration and Master of Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University, and an associate's degree in nursing from Blackhawk Technical College. She is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Executives, the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, the Wisconsin Chapter American Psychiatric Nurses Association, the Wisconsin Hospital Association Hospitals Education and Advocacy Team, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and the Bryant and Stratton and Herzing Nursing Advisory Boards.
As vice president of facilities, Barbara Whitstone supports the day-to-day operations of all Rogers locations and is responsible for the development and implementation of new strategies for environmental services and housekeeping, capital replacement planning and Life Safety Code, CMS and state physical plant regulations training. Whitstone brings a wealth of knowledge gained over 30 years of experience in facility management, operations, business development and marketing. Prior to her role with Rogers, she served as senior vice president of business operations at Milwaukee-based CleanPower, where she was instrumental in its move to more sustainable cleaning processes. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Ripon College and is certified by the Building Service Contractors Association International as a Registered Building Service Manager (RBSM).
Calvin Schmidt [Board Chair]
Mark Mohr [Board Vice-Chair]
First Bank Financial Centre
Mary Panzer [Board Secretary]
Panzer Public Affairs Consulting, LLC
Nick Bauer [Board Treasurer]
Henderson Global Investors
VJS Construction Services
Daniel J. Bader, CFA
Bader Philanthropies, Inc
Martin H. Borell
Molly Kubly Fritz
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