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Position to fill Director of Behavioral Health and Innovation

Cincinnati, OH / Washington, DC




Director of Behavioral Health and Innovation








Hiperpool’s Talent Sponsors were able to identify two members from the Hiperpool community that matched 17a's requirements and were interested in the role.

17a's hiring manager decided to interview one candidate. After three interview rounds, the Hiperpool member was offered the role and accepted it. 

Hiperpool Talent Sponsors and Client Success Managers were active on behalf of members and employers throughout the process, providing support and guidance at every step of the way.

About the company

17a is a public sector strategy firm, working to change the game for how top talent and the best tech tools get applied to big public problems. 17a believe that better public service delivery --​> better engagement + investment in public problem solving --​> more public trust --​> and the cycle repeats!

17a partnered with Hiperpool in order to find a Director of Behavioral Health and Innovation.

About the role

The Director will be responsible for defining and executing on 17a's priorities in the behavioral health space, including managing existing work/teams in the space, identifying next horizon business development opportunities and areas for impact, and driving the thought leadership agenda for 17a's ongoing contribution to knowledge in the space.

Responsibilities also include driving the investment agenda for early-stage, non-dilutive investments in addiction services, developing and managing local and national partnerships, and ensuring successful execution of pilots with providers. He/she will also be responsible for shaping the thought leadership agenda to share insights, call others to action and scale what works.

The Director will have heavy interaction with CEOs of major health systems/treatment providers, leaders in behavioral health technology companies and groups like the data team at the Federal Department of Health and Human Services.


  • 5+ years of consulting experience
  • Experience in Healthcare is a plus but passion/drive/concern about “addiction” is the most important
  • Very strong communication skills with ability to work with many different types of stakeholders
  • Demonstrable entrepreneurial/workhorse spirit is critical

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