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Meet Our Leadership

Geoff Botak

President, Malvern Health Geoff Botak has served as the President of Malvern Health (Progressions Companies, Inc) since October 2018. Geoff’s vision for achieving company growth is based upon a strategic plan which will set the standard of excellence for behavioral healthcare in our market. This strategic plan encompasses the implementation of scientific evidenced-based treatment, creating … Continued

Christian Owen

Vice-President/Chief Financial Officer, Malvern Health Christian Owen joined Progressions Companies, Inc. in November 2018. Prior to his current position, Christian spent twelve years at Universal Health Services (UHS) in multiple finance roles at the corporate office and at behavioral health hospitals. As Regional Finance Director for UHS, Christian oversaw financial operations of Behavioral Health Facilities … Continued

Sarah Jacoby, MA

Assistant Vice President of Ambulatory Services Sarah Jacoby joined Malvern Health in October 2018. Prior to her current position, she served as the Director of Admissions for Fairmount Behavioral Health System, a 239-bed behavioral health facility, for five years. In conjunction with her service at Fairmount, she also served as the Interim Director of Friends … Continued

Michael Salazar

Psy.D., VP of Substance Abuse Treatment Programs Dr. Michael Salazar joined Malvern Health in May 2019, after serving for over 13 years as CEO of KeyStone Center, a 153-bed residential behavioral health facility specializing in the treatment of co-occurring disorders. Prior to his appointment as CEO, he worked as the Director of Psychology and Director … Continued

Kevin Williams

Corporate Director of Human Resources and Environment of Care Kevin Williams has been employed with Malvern Health since April 2019, serving as the Corporate Director of Human Resources and Environment of Care. He oversees the entire Support Service Operation including Human Resources, Maintenance, Housekeeping and Dietary Departments throughout the company. Kevin manages and serves as … Continued

Jerry Kosmin

Divisional Director of Business Development Jerry Kosmin joined Malvern Health in May 2019. Prior to his current position, he served as the Director of Business Development for Fairmount Behavioral Health System, a 239-bed behavioral health facility, for over sixteen years. Previously, he worked for PennFriends, a managed care organization and was the Director of Mental … Continued

Nicole Vandermay

Corporate Director of Risk and Quality Improvement Nicole Vandermay serves as the Corporate Director of Risk and Quality Improvement for Malvern Health. Her primary responsibility is to ensure a safe and therapeutic environment throughout all of Malvern’s facilities. By working closely with licensing and quality organizations she can ensure the facilities are meeting the highest … Continued

Brendan Aurand

Director of Human Resources, Malvern Health Brendan Aurand has been the Director of Human Resources at Malvern Health since October 2019. In this position, Brendan specializes in employee engagement, employee relations, EEO compliance, recruitment, and retention.  Brendan is a firm believer that a company is only as good as the people for whom it employs, … Continued

Peter Swanljung, M.D., DABAM

Chief of Psychiatry Dr. Peter Swanljung joined Malvern Health in 2014. Dr. Swanljung has been board certified in psychiatry since 2007 and was certified in addiction medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine in 2014 and the American Board of Preventive Medicine in 2021. Dr. Swanljung graduated Summa Cum Laude from the College of … Continued

Autumn DeShields

Executive Director, Malvern Behavioral Health Autumn DeShields is the Executive Director of Malvern Behavioral Health. She was instrumental in the design of the unit, recruitment of our experienced team, and overall logistics. In her role, Autumn is responsible for managing the daily operations of the facility while ensuring patient safety and providing patients with the … Continued

David Lumpkin

Executive Director, Malvern-King Road David Lumpkin, M.S.W., L.S.W, is the Executive Director at our King Road campus. He joined Malvern Treatment Centers as a Primary Counselor in 2011. Two years later, David became the Site Supervisor of the Berwyn outpatient site until he was named Executive Director at King Road in March 2017. His career … Continued

Dr. Mark Combs

Dr. Mark Combs

Executive Director, Malvern Treatment Centers – Willow Grove Dr. Combs brings an accomplished record as a behavioral health administrator which is reflected in his transformative approach to training and to leadership. Dr. Combs has formulated innovative organizational changes at some of the largest behavioral health agencies in the country and has consulted nationally on collaborative … Continued

George Collins, Psy.D, MBA

Director of Psychological Services George Collins is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania and served as the Director of Psychological Services at a residential rehabilitation and a behavioral health inpatient facility for the past nine years before arriving at Malvern in February 2020. Prior to 2011, George directed outpatient, School Based Behavioral Health, and Extended Assessment … Continued

Nicole Mountney

Nicole Mountney

Director of Family Services for Malvern Treatment Centers Nicole Mountney is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and serves as the Director of Family Services for Malvern Treatment Centers. She brings 12 years of clinical leadership experience providing trauma-informed, co-occurring behavioral health treatment, inclusive of community-based mental health, residential treatment, and private practice in the … Continued

Mary Kim Hofmann

Director of Nursing Mary Kim Hofmann has been the Director of Nursing for Malvern Treatment Centers since June 2019. Kim has been a licensed registered nurse since 1982 with almost twenty-five years of diversified experience as a healthcare manager providing supervision, training, project management, direct patient care, and various operational duties. Kim has extensive nursing … Continued

Kayla DonFrancesco

Director of Outpatient Kayla DonFrancesco, MS, NCC, LPC, is the Outpatient Director for Malvern Treatment Centers and Internet Behavioral Care.  Kayla earned her Master’s of Science Degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Addictions and Offenders from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her career began as an outpatient Drug and Alcohol … Continued

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