May 25, 2019
Screening for Mental Health Names Norm Gorin as President

Norm Gorin
June 26, 2017 — Screening for Mental Health, a Wellesley nonprofit that seeks to promote improvement of mental health by providing the public with education, screening, and treatment resources, today announced that Norm Gorin has been appointed president and chief executive officer.

Gorin succeeds y Kay Leonard, who served as the organization’s interim CEO since September 2016.

“After a comprehensive search process, the board is pleased to have found a leader with Norm’s broad skill set to guide Screening for Mental Health at this important time in the organization’s history,” said Douglas Jacobs, board chair, founder, and medical director of Screening for Mental Health (SMH). “Norm has the experience and strategic vision to lead the organization through its next phase of growth and position the organization as a leader and innovator among national mental health organizations.”

Gorin has more than 30 years of experience leading strategic, operational, and cultural transformations. Among his notable roles, he co-founded and served as CEO of Instinct Health Science, Inc., an early-stage company committed to reducing workplace health costs through an effective science-based weight loss intervention.

He has been actively engaged in community service through his roles as chair of the North-South Rail Link Steering Committee and co-chair of the Deval Patrick committee, supporting the former governor’s successful election campaigns.

“I am delighted to accept the position of president and CEO of such a mission-driven organization,” said Gorin. “I look forward to leading a team of passionate professionals, continuing the organization’s momentum and identifying additional opportunities for growth.”

Previously, Gorin held several executive and senior-level positions with Analysis Group, Inc., Avant Immunotherapeutics, Inc., Sotheby’s, Inc., and Citicorp’s FISG and Merchant Banking Groups.

Gorin is an advisory board member of MedScience, board member of SpiritSeries, and member of the board of overseers at Boston's Museum of Science.

Prior board appointments include membership on the board of directors of Analysis Group, Inc., The Alliance for Business Leaders, Fire Control Instruments, Inc., Becket-Chimney Corners Y, the board of advisors of Jewish Family and Children Services, and the New England Committee NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund.

Gorin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University and holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

For the year ending Dec. 31, 2015, SMH reported $2.73 million in revenue, of which $192,000 came from contributions and grants, and $3.17 million in expenses, according to its most recently available federal tax filing.

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