Please help us give a warm welcome to our newest team member, Dave Branding, PhD!
With more than 40 years of administrative, executive leadership and board governance experience in a variety of health and human service organizations, integrated delivery systems and health plans, Dave has served as a provider, purchaser and funder. He specializes in achieving and maintaining accreditation, improving risk management practices and creating supportive accountability systems.
Working at CARF International for more than 12 years, Dave has led more than 120 accreditation surveys across 40 states and provinces as an administrative and program surveyor, team leader and report-writer for the Behavioral Health, Opioid Treatment Program, Employment and Community Support and Business and Services Management Network standard manuals. He also serves on CARF’s appeal and review boards.
In addition to administering several million dollars in grant funding, he has delivered dozens of conference program presentations and participated in more than 20 statewide and national policy and practice improvement initiatives.
Dave earned a Doctorate in Education and Master of Arts degree, along with a certificate in transition planning, from Southern Illinois University. He received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Central Michigan University.
We are thrilled to have Dave on our team!