Joelle Verbestel

Chief Financial Officer

Joelle Verbestel, MBA, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Mental Health Systems, Inc. was appointed to serve as MHS’ CFO in October 2019 and is responsible for the company’s financial strategy, budgeting, forecasting, audits, treasury management and all financial reporting. Ms. Verbestel oversees the agency’s annual budget of $72 million in revenues. Ms. Verbestel previously served as MHS’ Director of Finance, overseeing the Program Financial Management Department well as the development and administration of the department’s policies, procedures, and program services. Previous to her employment with MHS, Ms. Verbestel worked for over 20 years in public and non-profit organizations, including most recently as the CFO for Partnerships With Industry, and she has held various leadership roles at San Diego Housing Commission. She holds an MBA in Business from the University of Phoenix and a BS in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.