Louise has served as Chief Executive Officer of Solvista Health since March of 2008. Solvista Health is an outpatient community health provider serving Fremont, Custer, Chaffee and Lake Counties in Colorado. She has been in the mental health field for more than 35 years.
Louise has an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin/Oshkosh, a master's degree from Fort Hays University and post graduate studies from Kansas State University. She is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), and a Licensed Professional Counselor.
Louise began her career as a therapist, specializing in music therapy. Since that time, she has served in both inpatient and outpatient therapy settings. She joined the Solvista Health team in 1986 and has served in multiple capacities for the organization including therapist, Program Director, Special Projects Director, Quality Manager, and Assistant Executive Director.
Louise serves on the board of directors for Colorado Health Partnerships, Sycare, and Integrated Health Partners. In addition, she serves on various committees for the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council and numerous collaborative community partnerships in the four-county region.
Louise is passionate about integrating healthcare and is dedicated to promoting access to healthcare for all individuals. During her time at Solvista Health, she has been instrumental in the development, coordination and supervision of programs designed to meet community needs. In 1997, Louise's vision and hard work earned her the USA Today/RIT Quality Cup award which recognizes individuals for their outstanding contributions to improving the quality of products and services they provide.
Kay Martin is the Chief Operating Officer of Solvista Health. She has served in this capacity since March of 2008. Solvista Health is an outpatient community health clinic serving Fremont, Custer, Chaffee and Lake Counties for more than 50 years. Kay has been in the mental health field for 34 years.
She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Oklahoma in Social Work and her master's in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. Kay is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
She began her career in rural community mental health in New Mexico, providing outpatient treatment and supervising a group home for girls. She served in multiple roles with that agency as a clinician, clinical supervisor and program director. Kay made the move to Colorado in 1985, joining the staff of Solvista Health. During her 30 years with Solvista, Kay has gone from county-level supervisory/program director roles in Chaffee and Lake Counties to specialty areas in Fremont and Custer Counties. She now oversees all operations for the organization's four-county service area.
She serves on the Programs and Standards Committee, the Integration Committee and the Deputy Director's Committee for the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council. Over the years, Kay has invested in efforts at the local level including serving on the Family Crisis Board, chairing the Build-A-Generation Task Force and participating as a member of the Fremont Interagency Oversight Group. In addition, she has instructed the course, Divorce: Putting Your Child First, and courses in the recognition/prevention of child sexual abuse.
Kay is dedicated to keeping people with chronic disabling health issues functioning in their local communities, close to loved ones and support systems. She is excited about the movement in healthcare toward the overall health and wellness of individuals.
Bill Kerr is the Chief Financial Officer for Solvista Health. Bill has been a part of the Cañon City community for more than 40 years and joined the Solvista team in 2012, after serving as a board member for the organization for 10 years.
Bill holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Colorado State University - Pueblo. He began his career in finance at Fremont National Bank as a management trainee in 1982. Bill was with Fremont National until 2006, when he made a move to High Country Bank to become the branch president. After serving in that position for several years, Bill became a commercial lender with Pueblo Bank and Trust where he would remain until joining the Solvista team in 2012.
Bill has been an involved member of the Cañon City community for decades. He has served as a board member and past President of Shadow Hills Golf Club; board member and past president of the Kiwanis Club; treasurer for the Cañon City Tiger Baseball Club; member of St. Michael's Church Maintenance Committee; member of St. Michael's Church Finance Committee; member of FEDC Executive Committee; and member of the Fremont County Boys & Girls Club Finance Committee.
In addition to his civic service, Bill has been a volunteer coach for the Cañon City High School golf team for 24 years and a volunteer coach for the Cañon City Recreation District for a decade. Bill is a mentor at the Fremont County Boys & Girls club for at-risk youth. As Chief Financial Officer of Solvista Health, Bill serves on the Colorado Behavioral Health Council's (CBHC) board of directors; is a member of the CBHC CDFB committee; and also a member of the CBHC Business Development Committee.
Bill finds the integration of mental and physical healthcare with the goal of improved whole health an exciting concept. He looks forward to being a part of bringing integrated healthcare to our local communities.
Amie Adams joined the team as Chief Officer of Integration for Solvista Health in July of 2015, coinciding with the opening of our primary care clinic. Solvista Health is an outpatient community health clinic providing behavioral health and medical services to residents of Fremont, Custer, Chaffee, and Lake Counties. Amie has been in the mental health field for 20 years.
Amie has undergraduate degrees in English and in Social Ecology from the University of California, Irvine. She completed graduate school at Azusa Pacific University, where she earned a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Amie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
Amie moved to Colorado in 1996 and began her mental health career working as a case worker for the El Paso County Department of Human Services. She went on to work as a therapist and eventually admissions director for Cleo Wallace Centers, a child/adolescent facility in Colorado Springs. She also worked as a case manager on the behavioral health unit at Penrose Hospital before moving on to work on the administrative side of the business in managed care. For the last 14 years, Amie worked with Solvista Health in her roles as Clinical Care manager and as Clinical Director for Value Options, part of our local Behavioral Health Organization, Colorado Health Partnerships. This agency oversees the behavioral health services for Medicaid members in 43 Colorado counties, including our area. She brings a broad knowledge of our Colorado mental health systems from this administrative role.
Amie loves working with older adults and has a certificate in Gerontology from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. This work developed her interest in integrated healthcare which led her to obtain a certificate in Primary Behavioral Care from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Amie serves on the Integrated Care Directors group and the State Coding Committee. After working with children and older adults for years, Amie developed a passion for improving systems at multiple levels, especially helping people understand their healthcare. She looks forward to the possibilities to improve patient care that come from integrating physical and behavioral healthcare.