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President & CEO Jeff O'Neil Awarded Leader of the Year

Aug 18, 2020

President & CEO Jeff O'Neil selected as Leader of the Year

The company that compiles the Top Workplaces Cincinnati list for The Enquirer, Energage, identifies special or "best in show" award recipients that are chosen based on standout scores for employee responses to 11 specific survey statements. Employees rate these statements on a seven-point Likert scale from "strongly disagree" to "strongly agree."

To select recipients, Energage looks at high statement ranks for scores to determine areas where an organization stands out. In addition, three separate "best in show" awards for leadership were handed out among the 130 Top Workplaces Cincinnati organizations.

Leadership – large division Jeff O'Neil Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health What the company does: It's the most comprehensive service provider for people with mental illness, addiction and related challenges. Locations: 12 in the Cincinnati region, including its East Walnut Hills headquarters.

Why O'Neil won: "He came up through the ranks; he knows client care and provider issues," said one employee. Another employee praised "his positive attitude, his welcoming smile, and his facial expressions."