President and Chief Executive Officer
Linda Perryman Evans Presidential Chair
of the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute
Andy Keller, PhD, is President and Chief Executive Officer, Linda Perryman Evans Presidential Chair of the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute, a Texas-based nonprofit that provides high quality, data-driven, nonpartisan policy and program research, development, and advice to state and local leaders with a single goal in mind: to improve mental health care in communities throughout Texas. Andy is a licensed psychologist with more than 20 years of experience in behavioral health policy, financing, and best practices. His work has centered on helping state and local health systems implement evidence-based and innovative care, as well as helping local and state governments develop the regulatory and financial frameworks to support them. Prior to moving full time into policy work, Andy was a managing partner for 15 years at a national behavioral health management consulting firm. Before that, he worked in Colorado at the health plan level with a leading Medicaid HMO and at the provider level with the Mental Health Center of Denver, where he directed and led a range of community-based and care management programs.