Kathleen Gaffney-Babb

December 31, 2020

Ms. Gaffney-Babb serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Helio Health.

She started with the agency in a clinical role at the Outpatient clinic in 1991 and has held a variety of roles. During her leadership, Ms. Gaffney-Babb provided oversight to four divisions of the agency, Inpatient, Outpatient, Residential and Recovery Services. Currently, she has direct supervisory responsibility over the Chief Human Resources Officer, Chief Clinical Officer, Chief Program Officer and Chief Development Officer. Ms. Gaffney-Babb serves as Chief Advisor to the President and CEO and represents the agency to community and government partners.

Ms. Gaffney-Babb earned a Master of Science in Rehabilitation from Syracuse University and is a Nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and NYS Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor.

She is an adjunct professor at Onondaga Community College in the Human Services Department and developed a complete online curriculum for four substance abuse counseling courses.

Ms. Gaffney Babb has served as a Clinical Solutions Architect with Netsmart Technologies, and provided independent consulting services for implementation of Electronic Health Records for behavioral health agencies across the United States.