Open Excellence is the Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care. We are excited to announce the launch of our redesigned website and new look. Come check it out, and join us as we work to bring excellence to the practice of mental health care.
"I am very excited to champion the Open Excellence mission of supporting innovative research that shines light on the benefits and pathways to a person-centered and community-centered mental health care system which supports human flourishing." Read more
Seana O’Callaghan began her work in community mental health at the Nathan Kline Institute in the Department of Statistics and Services research over 15 years ago. There and at non-profit organizations dedicated to improving mental health services and ending homelessness, she gained experience in mixed methods research, grants administration and grant writing, project management and intervention research development. She has worked independently as a grant writing consultant in the fields of housing and public mental health, and established and operated a successful private retail and service business. Ms. O’Callaghan is currently based in Berlin, Germany. CLOSE
Chief Communications Officer
"Open Excellence helps our investors realize their dreams for accelerating the world’s transition to excellent mental health care." Read more
Jessica has served Open Excellence for the past nine years, from its founding symposium in 2011 to the exciting international collaborative for research and innovation that it is today. As founding senior staff, Jessica has been involved in a number of roles from marketing and development to program management.
She previously served as Interim Executive Director of the Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs following her years of state service as Chief of Staff in the Oregon Legislature and Communications & Legislative Coordinator at the Office for Oregon Health Policy & Research. She has a BA from Willamette University and is a graduate of The Pacific Program. Jessica's passion for improving mental health care springs in large part from her experience as front-line staff at a county psychiatric crisis center.
Chief Administrative Officer
“All of us at Open Excellence are here to help you support the recovery movement as a philanthropist, volunteer or friend.” Read more
Malea Stockton manages the office operations and bookkeeping for the Foundation. She has prior experience in health care office management. She is a graduate of George Fox University.
Direct: 503.841.1020. CLOSE
Kristen Guzman, CPA
Accounting Services Officer
"It is a joy to combine my love of people and financials to serve EXCELLENCE donors, volunteers and staff." Read more
Kristen is a Senior Manager at the Portland, Oregon office of Aldrich Advisors. She has over seven years of experience serving a wide variety of clients including nonprofit organizations. Kristen is the leader of the nonprofit niche in Oregon and performs assurance and consulting services.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants member
Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants member
Serves on the board and finance committee for a local nonprofit for women’s health
Mentors college students
Kristen graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelors of Science degree with a major in accounting. CLOSE