Robert Efford Accepts Position of Chief Executive Officer of Embassy Management, LLC which oversees the Embassy Group of Companies
SPOKANE, Washington - US Community Behavioral, a leading multi-state provider of community-based residential and behavioral services, is extremely pleased to announce that Robert Efford who currently serves as President of Embassy Management, LLC has accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer of the organization. Hired in early 2016, Efford has built a strong leadership team, brought focus to the organization and accelerated growth across Embassy’s Group of Companies, Aacres, SL Start, Aspire Human Services, Imagine Behavioral, and Integrated Developmental Services.
“Embassy’s success is really about the local leadership teams and incredible dedication of the Direct Support Professionals who provide high quality services to the people we serve each and every day,” says Efford. “I am delighted to lead Embassy and work with this passionate team of human service professionals.”
Some of the notable successes that have occurred under Efford’s leadership include:
• A robust pipeline of new projects, notably in California, where Embassy’s Aacres, LLC is one of the leading provider agencies building residential capacity for the 2021 developmental closure project;
• Diversification of residential customers to include the Department of Corrections; and
• Positioned the organization for entry of existing services into new states where there are opportunities to serve.
In 2017, Efford will continue to build on Embassy’s momentum with their We Say Yes, We Stay Yes and Employee First core strategy.
“Robert’s solid record of leadership, creativity and enthusiasm has created a culture which embraces accountability and responsible management with a focus on quality, service provision and growth.” said Joanne Finegan, President and CEO of ReMed and US Community Behavioral (USCB).
Prior to joining Embassy in 2016, Efford was Vice President of Operations for The Mentor Network, where he served for eight years overseeing west coast operations.
Embassy Management, LLC provides services for adults and children with developmental disabilities and Autism across seven states.