Dr. Kelly Firesheets is the VP of Strategy and Partnerships for Cordata Community Services. She leads the Cordata Community suite of services which includes software, coaching, and technical support that improves public health interventions for the opioid crisis. An evaluator by training, Kelly has spent the past decade supporting community-facing, data-informed solutions to the opioid crisis.

Prior to joining Cordata, Kelly was a senior project director with BrightView Health, an addiction treatment provider based in Ohio. She managed special projects and initiatives to improve transitions of care and increase access to medication-assisted treatment. Most notably, this included a collaborative, state-wide pilot to improve Emergency Department response to opioid use disorder, a project that included health systems, health departments, and treatment providers.

Kelly holds a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology with a certificate in organizational concepts and management from Xavier University. Kelly was previously chair of the Cincinnati Board of Health, was recognized as one of the Cincinnati Business Courier’s 2017 40 Under 40, and was one of Grantmakers in Health’s 2014 Terrance Keenan Fellows. In her personal life, Kelly likes to lift weights, dance, listen to live music, eat pancakes, and create adventures with her two very high energy boys.

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