Susan Lewis Kaylor, President & CEO
St. Vincent Family Services
Susan Lewis Kaylor is a skilled and experienced leader in the mental and behavioral healthcare community and has served as President/CEO of St. Vincent Family Services since January 2017. She is passionate about serving central Ohio families and has aligned her life’s work to reflect her desire to serve those in need. Susan first established her roots in the service community by championing the needs of older adults as the Communications Director at the Ohio Department of Aging. She then expanded her expertise in strategy and government relations as a senior leader at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, followed by her time as a Director at the Children’s Defense Fund where she advocated for policy change and for the safety and success of all children. Susan then deepened her community reach to support those impacted by addiction and mental health challenges, serving as both a Vice President and the Chief Administrative Officer at the ADAMH Board of Franklin County for 19 years. The knowledge and skills Susan acquired in this field of community mental health prepared her for her current role as President and CEO of St. Vincent Family Services, where she leads a team of more than 150 pediatric behavioral health professionals serving the critical needs of thousands of families across Ohio.