George Orras, Ph.D., M.B.A. is the President and Chief Clinical Officer for Windstone Behavioral Health. He joined the Windstone team with 27 years of experience in administration, marketing, mental health program development and direct mental health service provision. His responsibilities include clinical program maintenance and development and assisting in standardizing data definitions and reporting formats for behavioral health. Additionally, he provides supervision in administrative/clinical performance and utilization management as well as creating and developing new behavioral health strategies and community based clinical program integration.
Prior to his current corporate position he was National Vice President of Clinical Operations for Value Behavioral Health’s Public Sector Division. Dr. Orras was President and Chief Operating Officer of Newport PsychCare/Pacific Behavioral Management from 1992 through 1997. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Marketing and Operations for Newport Harbor Health Care, Inc., a child and adolescent hospital and residential facility in Orange County, California. He has also independently contracted with a variety of regional and corporate companies including Century Health Care of California and College Health Enterprises, Charter Medical Corporation and Community Psychiatric Centers.
Dr. Orras received a doctorate degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California, Masters Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Arizona State University. He is currently licensed as an LCSW in the state of California.