Diamond is pleased to welcome Leslie Deane as Director of Market Strategies to our team. A seasoned psychiatric and acute care hospital administrator and strategist, Leslie has experience in both for-profit and not-for-profit, inpatient and outpatient settings, from rural critical access to large urban markets.
She will help develop intake and assessment services at new psychiatric hospitals and assist in recruiting and selecting marketing staff for our contracted facilities.
Leslie holds a Masters Degree in Health Services Administration from St. Joseph’s College and a technical certification in professional communication from East Carolina University. Previous behavioral health positions in strategy development include a stint at Diamond Healthcare as Director of Planning; Administrative Director of Planning & Marketing at FirstHealth of the Carolinas; Assistant Administrator of Market Development at Cumberland Hospital in Fayetteville, NC; and System Director of Psychiatric Services at Wellmont Health System in Kingsport, TN.