Elizabeth Garcia, LCSW-C, MSSA, MNO
Chief People Officer
Ensuring the highest quality of clinical care in behavioral health, residential and treatment foster care programs is the focus of Elizabeth’s work as Interim Chief of Children’s and Community Services.
She joined The Children’s Guild Alliance in 2011 and previously served as Director of Behavioral Health Services. Her leadership has overseen the growth of the Expanded School Based Mental Health Services to six counties and 90 schools.
Prior to joining The Children’s Guild, Elizabeth was Division Director for Bellefaire Jewish Children’s Bureau in Cleveland.
She is an LCSW-C with more than 25 years of experience providing direct practice clinical services as well as managing behavioral health and out-of-home care for children and families. Elizabeth currently serves on the Board of The Behavioral Health Association of Maryland.
Elizabeth has two master’s degrees, in social work and nonprofit management, from Case Western Reserve University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Kenyon College.