Our Leadership Team

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Mike Lawler

CEO

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Mike Lawler

CEO

Michael Lawler joined CHE Services in 2018 as a seasoned operator with 25+ years of healthcare experience. He began his career in healthcare with a variety of roles initially as VP of Operations for Apria Healthcare, a home care, oncology and pharmacy services provider. He transitioned to Alliance Healthcare Services, a publicly traded diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology business where he spent several years as VP of Operations. He later became the COO of TwinMed, LLC, a PE-owned medical supplies and services company. Michael has closed and integrated more than 41 acquisitions. Michael is actively engaged in lobbying and legislative activities for healthcare and regulatory reform and has served on numerous charitable and corporate boards throughout his career.

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Raphael Treitel

President

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Raphael Treitel

President

Raphael Treitel received his JD degree from the Benjamin N. Cardoza School of Law/Yeshiva University in 1999. His early professional experience included working as a litigator. Subsequently, he developed a specialty in healthcare regulation, and is a noted lecturer on various topics pertaining to healthcare programs and systems. He serves on the boards of several healthcare, educational, and social service organizations, and is engaged in lobbying for healthcare and regulatory reform. Since 2001 he has worked for CHE Services in multiple capacities, and currently serves as its President. He is responsible for the development and implementation of state-of-the art programs and multi-faceted initiatives to promote optimal behavioral health services for residents in long–term care settings.

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Nathan Treitel

COO

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Nathan Treitel

COO

Nathan Treitel received his BTL degree from the Mirrer Central Institute and The University of Connecticut, where he majored in Marketing. For the past 10 years he has worked for CHE Services in various capacities, and currently serves as its EVP and COO. He is responsible for the recruitment of multi-disciplinary mental health professionals to provide diverse psychological services for residents of long-term care facilities. He was instrumental in promoting the growth of the organization in the New York and New Jersey regions – attracting highly prestigious nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, and assisted living facilities to its client roster.

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Dino Quarante

CFO

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Dino Quarante

CFO

Dino Quarante joined CHE Services in 2019 with 20+ years of healthcare industry experience; he leads CHE’s financial operations including accounting, FP&A, and revenue cycle management. Previously, he held various positions at Acadia Healthcare, where he most recently served as Group CFO. He also holds CPA certifications in California and Arizona.

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Lucy Janoyan

Executive Vice President of Operations

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Lucy Janoyan

Executive Vice President of Operations

Lucy Janoyan, MHA, NHA is a versatile and entrepreneurial healthcare executive with expertise in growth and strategy for healthcare organizations. Lucy currently serves as Executive Vice President of Operations for CHE Services and leads expansion into new markets for inpatient and outpatient telehealth services. With 18 years of healthcare leadership experience in organizations such as Generations Healthcare, Sava Senior Care and Kaiser Permanente, Lucy passionately pursues consistent team, talent and network development to achieve and maintain organizational goals. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Gerontology as well as an MHA from the University of Southern California.

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Vu Nguyen, CIO

Chief Information Officer

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Vu Nguyen, CIO

Chief Information Officer

Vu Nguyen, MBA, CHCIO, is a forward-thinking and results-oriented industry leader recognized as an advocate for transforming health care with innovative technology solutions and known for leading organizational change initiatives that genuinely redefine the delivery of care.

He is responsible for CHE’s transformative IT strategic plans, developing forward-thinking ideas, and bringing them to fruition – quickly and effectively. Vu is a staunch optimist who believes that we can change the world with enough courage and will.

His educational background includes a BS from the University of California, Los Angeles in Cognitive Science & Computer Science and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He is an avid reader and biker. Vu currently resides in Orange County, CA, with his Wife and Daughter.

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Dr. Jennifer Birdsall

Chief Clinical Officer

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Dr. Jennifer Birdsall

Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Jennifer Birdsall is the Chief Clinical Officer of CHE Services. She specializes in clinical geropsychology and is a licensed psychologist in the states of California, New York, and Connecticut. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Louisville. She completed her Clinical Internship and Fellowship at the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System with focused training in clinical geropsychology, neuropsychology, and health psychology. She has treated adults and older adults in numerous interdisciplinary team settings including home based care, outpatient and primary care, inpatient psychiatry, and long-term care. She is actively involved in professional service roles, including APA’s Society of Clinical Geropsychology, APA's Division 20: Adult Development and Aging, Psychologists in Long-Term Care (PLTC), and CA's Partnership to Improve Dementia Care.

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Dr Larkin Hoyt

Clinical Outpatient Director

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Dr Larkin Hoyt

Clinical Outpatient Director

Dr. Larkin Hoyt is a licensed clinical psychologist that has served in clinical leadership roles for over 15 years specializing in addiction, trauma and mood disorders. Dr. Hoyt divides her time in leadership, clinical consultation, education and clinical practice. In her consulting work she has provided supervision to clinicians for over 12 years. She is currently a professor for graduate students and has been a leading expert in addiction and suicide prevention. She is the co-chair for the addiction workgroup committee for National Association of Behavioral Health and provides trainings, presentations and webinars as well as given several state and national presentations on the topic of substance use disorders and suicide prevention.

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Mia Harmon, JD, CHC, CHPC

Compliance Officer

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Mia Harmon, JD, CHC, CHPC

Compliance Officer

Mia Harmon, JD, CHC, CHPC is an experienced compliance professional with expertise in both general healthcare compliance as well as privacy. Mia currently serves as Compliance Officer for CHE Services and oversees the compliance program. With over 10 years of healthcare experience in organizations such as Tenet Healthcare, Wellstar Health System and D4C Dental Brands, Mia has developed compliance programs from the ground up as well as managed programs for multi facility health systems. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Howard University and her Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas.

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Dr. Dana Watson

Vice President of Quality Assurance

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Dr. Dana Watson

Vice President of Quality Assurance

Dr. Dana Watson is the Vice President of Quality Assurance at CHE Services and a licensed clinical psychologist. She received her B.A from Arkansas State University and her M.A. and Psy.D. from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. Launching her career first in forensic and correctional psychology in the Federal Bureau of Prisons, over the past twenty years of practice, Dr. Watson has also accumulated treatment expertise in inpatient, outpatient, community-based rehabilitation, geriatric psychology. Dr. Watson has served as adjunct faculty for undergraduate and graduate programs at several universities. Her clinical experience and excellence in leadership, combined with her passion and talent for training has made her one of CHE's largest assets and resources for our clinical staff.

We have a reputation for employing professionals of the highest level of competence, compassion, and integrity.

Our staff is comprised of over 700 doctoral-level psychologists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and related mental health professionals with expertise in psychological assessment, neuropsychological testing, and individual, group, and family behavioral health treatment services.

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