Sherry Linton-Massiah, MS, President/CEO, has extensive education and experience in non-profit program management, policy, and systems building in the areas of early childhood education and behavioral health. Mrs. Linton-Massiah has been an ardent and passionate advocate in her quest to improve access to high quality education and health services for children and families. Most recently Mrs. Linton-Massiah served as the Director of Communication and Partnerships at the Child First National Program Office, where she strategically cultivated key partners with the shared mission of expanding the continuum of behavioral health services to young children and oversaw all communication initiatives. Additional expertise arose from her positions as the Manager of Training, Quality Assurance, and Appeals in the Xerox Healthcare Division; Project Director of the Governor’s Early Childhood Cabinet; Policy Analyst for the Connecticut Association for Human Services; and the Director of Early Head Start, a program of Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN).
Mrs. Linton-Massiah’s experience at the national, state, and community levels positions her well to lead Integrated Health Service in the mission of improving community health and wellness by reducing and addressing barriers to care.
Mallory Breitmaier, APRN, Manager of School Based Health Centers for Integrated Health Services, is an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) and an AANC Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), who oversees and provides medical services to students in the Goodwin University Magnet Schools. Mallory has experience in pediatric and adult emergency medicine and school-based health for the pediatric and adolescent populations. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Rhode Island in 2006; for the next six years, she worked as an RN at the Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, RI, where she was also Charge Nurse in the Emergency Department. Mallory was awarded her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Boston College in 2012. After obtaining her Family Nurse Practitioner license, she worked at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in the Emergency Department as a Nurse Practitioner. While there, she was a member of the department’s Behavioral Health and Quality Improvement professional workgroups. Since 2015, when Mallory started with Integrated Health Services as an FNP, she has worked in elementary, middle, and high school settings. She loves teaching her adolescent patients about preventative care and has become a strong advocate for nursing in the school-based setting.
Jill Holmes Brown, MSW, LCSW Chief Operating Officer for Integrated Health Services is a licensed Clinical Social Worker has been working in Health Care and with Children & Adolescents for over 25 years. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Social work from Western New England University and her Masters degree from the University of Connecticut. Her experience with crisis and families in both inpatient and outpatient led her to pursue a career in School Based Health where she opened the first Elementary School Based Health Center in East Hartford CT in 1998. In 2006, she was hired to serve as the Director of the SBHC Program that managed a three-quarter-million-dollar Department of Public Health Grant. Ms. Holmes Brown was part of the team that developed Integrated Health Services a nonprofit to take over the operation of the grant.
Ms. Holmes Brown oversees SBHC and Nursing Services at Goodwin University Magnet School System as well as the Goodwin Counseling Center. Under her direction, a full self-sustaining dental restorative program has been implemented.
Ms. Holmes-Brown sits on many boards to name just a few are the CASBHC (Connecticut Association of School Based Health Centers), and The Goodwin University Early Childhood Education Advisory Board, School Readiness council and was appointed by Senate President Martin Looney to sit on the Behavioral Health Partnership Oversight Council, and most recently was named the Government Liaison and Advocacy Chair for the Connecticut Association of School Based Health Centers.
Ms. Holmes Brown has a passion for wellness and addressing barriers to care. She strives to ensure that ALL students and scholars have their complete medical, mental health and dental needs addressed and met. Healthy students make better Learners!