Les Halpert, PhD

Les Halpert, Ph.D., is an accomplished risk manager in the areas of compliance and regulatory affairs with extensive knowledge of national and state-wide behavioral health trends and funding process. He currently serves as the Chief Executive of a Behavioral Health Managed Care Organization (MCBHO), and has expertise in Medicaid re-design; healthcare provider systems’ transformation; and regulatory requirements. Mr. Halpert’s track record of leading rehabilitation, medical, managed care and behavioral health services related organizations has demonstrated him to be a conceptual thinker and problem solver with strong financial and operations acumen, deploying strategies to grow organizational presence and success, build trust among staff, and create a constancy of purpose to help achieve organizational goals while adhering to the organization’s vision and mission.