CenterPointe: The Future of Your Healthcare
Aug 28, 2020
Topher Hansen, President and CEO CenterPointe
CenterPointe: The Future of Your Healthcare

Topic: Lincoln South Rotary Club Meeting 2020_0828
Time: Aug 28, 2020 12:15 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 819 3783 4245


Topher has been involved in the Substance Use and Mental Health field since 1975, as a volunteer, counselor, legal counsel, development director, Board member and Chief Executive Officer.  Since 2000, Topher has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of CenterPointe, a behavioral health organization that provides crisis response, treatment, rehabilitation and housing services for persons with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders, with service locations in Lincoln and Omaha, NE. 
Topher is a member of the Nebraska Association of Behavioral Health Organizations, has served on the Executive Committee for many years, and has been elected to three terms as President. Topher was a Board member of the National Council for Behavioral Health from 2013-2016, and has been on the Audit Committee of the National Council Board since 2016.
He holds a Bachelors and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Nebraska and practiced law in Lincoln for eight years before joining CenterPointe.
He has also co-authored a text on Professional Ethics and has been an instructor for the Professional Ethics course for Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors since 1997. 
Mr. Hansen has extensive involvement in the Lincoln community for the past 30 years and likes to run, bike, lift weights, read history and travel.
He is married to Kristi Newcomb, has four children and four grandchildren.