Jeremy Klemanski

Syracuse, NY

Jeremy Klemanski, MBA, serves as the president and chief executive officer of Helio Health and The Helio Health Foundation. He currently serves on the board of directors for the National Council for Mental Wellbeing and chairs the board of the New York State Association of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers, where he was elected to a second term as board chair in January 2022. He is one of the founding partners and the chair of the Board of Omnes, LLC IPA, a Behavioral Health Care Collaborative serving Central New York. During his leadership, Helio Health has grown to a continuum of care comprised of inpatient, residential, affordable housing, outpatient, training, in-community, recovery and aftercare services divisions, with operations in Binghamton, Rochester, Utica and Syracuse, N.Y. Helio Health operates one of the original Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) opened in 2017. He also founded the Helio Health Training Institute. Helio Health is experiencing significant growth as a result of a vision to increase care quality and access by developing more regionally integrated continuums of care. Most recently, he has been focused on building out greater access to all care modalities in current and neighboring markets and increasing harm reduction services through mobile services. He earned an MBA from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University and completed his undergraduate degree at the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute. He has served as a private equity consultant specializing in the evaluation of behavioral health care organizations. He regularly speaks and trains on the topics of nonprofit board development, leadership, management, communications and team development. He has also served as an independent monitor for government and private treatment programs. Klemanski currently serves on the Onondaga County Criminal Justice Advisory Board, New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (NYS OASAS) Residential Re-design Workgroup, NYS OASAS Administrative/Regulatory Relief Task Force and the NYS OASAS SUD Treatment/Insurance Workgroup. Additionally, in June 2013, Klemanski was appointed by the governor and confirmed by the New York State legislature, to serve on the New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs Advisory Council, where he currently serves as the chair of the Investigator and Law Enforcement Training committee. Previously, he has served on the board of the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier Behavioral Health Care Collaborative, IPA, CCSI board of directors, NYS DOH/OASAS Detox Reform Task Force, CNY Alcohol and Drug Association (president), CNY Care Collaborative Compliance Committee and the Salvation Army Mohawk Valley Advisory Board. Klemanski was born in New Jersey, has lived in numerous east coast states and currently resides in Upstate New York with his wife and children.