Pamela Gill is the President and CEO of Recovery Resources, a comprehensive non-profit behavioral health care agency which helps people triumph over mental illness, alcoholism, drug and other addictions. Pam joined the agency in 2015 as the 4th president in their 62-year history. Prior to Recovery Resources, Pam had an extensive career in hospital and healthcare administration including leadership positions at the Cleveland Clinic, Evergreen Healthcare and The Lake County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Pam is a registered nurse, her clinical background is in neurosciences and her areas of interest are community based programs and population health management.
Pam’s career has included strategic experience in multiple health system mergers and acquisitions. Most recently Recovery Resources announced it had been acquired by the MetroHealth System to collaborate on behavioral health and addiction services. The partnership expands services for the community, allowing current Recovery Resources’ clients and MetroHealth patients to receive coordinated care for their physical health, mental illness, alcoholism, drug and other addictions. Pam advocated for this strategic alliance to best meet the needs of those clients and patients cared for by both organizations and to assure that the mission of Recovery Resources will continue to be served.
Since joining Recovery Resources, Pam has been recognized as a local expert receiving invitations to participate on boards and coalitions, and was recently named a 2018 Inspire Award recipient from the McGregor Foundation at their Celebrating Women conference. She was a speaker at Crain’s Manufacturing Summit to discuss addiction in the work place; and served on panels at the County Opioid conference, and KeyBank Opioid seminar. She is a valued colleague with the specialty dockets with Judges Matia, McClelland, Synenberg and Russo to collectively address the criminal justice system and recidivism.
A Cleveland native, she holds a nursing degree from Cuyahoga Community College, a bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration from Lake Erie College, and a master’s degree in biomedical ethics from Case Western Reserve University. She is a member of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities and the American College of Healthcare Executives, and serves on multiple community Boards.