Founding Partner, Behealthle
Evans was recognized by CNN as one of our Nations Mental Warriors, whose programs have received the American Psychiatric Association Gold Award, and many other citations and recognitions for innovations and community partnerships and collaborations. For almost forty years, Leon Evans has worked with community partners in public health and safety to provide innovative approaches to hope and healing. In the process of helping individuals and families regain independent, productive lives, Evans’ programs have saved over $95 million in taxpayer dollars over the past eight years and helped make Bexar County a healthier place to live.
Evans’ internationally recognized programs are the result of a highly effective and cooperative spirit throughout the health, law enforcement, judicial and non-profit organizations in San Antonio, Bexar County and the Nation. Evans maintains a rigorous travel schedule, testifying at the local, state, and federal level on crisis, jail diversion, and homelessness.
Managing Partner, Behealthle
A self-described catalyst for transformation to excellence in behavioral healthcare with over 15 years’ executive management experience and accomplishments in the field with a track record of success in operations, leadership, and strategic planning and marketing. Well-developed communication, team-building skills and relationship and expectation management abilities. A reputation for creating a collaborative culture of patient-centric care and employee engagement. A high degree of character and integrity which has helped foster strong community relationships and business partnerships. She has a history of proven success in creating solutions for the current demands placed on the healthcare industry to improve access to care and population health; and reduce cost.
Jon is the Founder of Wye River Group (WRGH.ORG). Mr. Comola has more than 38 years of experience in behind the scenes relationship building. He is skilled at bringing disparate interests together, facilitating dialogue designed to find common ground and advancing opportunities for health and health care improvement. Jon is participating faculty at the LBJ School of Public Affairs University of Texas, Austin and studied at Duke, Purdue, South Texas College of Law and UT Austin. Jon is married to Laura Comola for 34 years and has two children; Jessica and Jacqueline Comola.
Jennifer See is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) in Private Practice in San Antonio, Texas. She works with tweens, teens, adults and couples with issues ranging from depression, anxiety and self-injury to substance use and abuse and relationships. In addition to her Private Practice, she provides education and training on mental health and substance use topics. She received her BA in Journalism from Michigan State University and her MA in Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio.