Chief Executive Officer
Damien Cabezas

Damien Cabezas is currently the Chief Executive Officer at Horizon Behavioral Health. Prior to joining  Horizon Damien served as the Chief Operating Officer at Catholic Charities, the 12th largest US charity. Damien has twenty plus years of executive management experience in healthcare, behavioral health, and reentry. He has spearheaded large-scale medical, mental health, substance abuse, reentry, and housing programs, as well as social enterprises within the non-profit sector. He has held oversight responsibilities for alternative to incarceration programs and is deeply committed to criminal justice reform. Damien has served as Chair and member of several talent management, health, criminal justice, housing, workforce development and social enterprise committees/taskforces. Damien currently is the Board President, Horizon Opportunities, Inc., Lynchburg, VA., Board Member, Commonwealth Catholic Charities, Richmond, VA., Board Member, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Richmond, VA., Member, Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, Lynchburg, VA., Member, Criminal Justice Board, Lynchburg, VA., Chair, Crisis Intervention Team, Central Virginia, and appointed to the Virginia Latino Advisory Board by Governor Northam, Richmond, VA. Damien holds a Master of Public Health degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY and a Master of Social Work degree from Fordham University in Manhattan, NY.