MHAI Staff

President and CEO


McCaffrey earned his undergraduate degree from Purdue University and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis, and been with Mental Health America of Indiana since 1991. McCaffrey is a recipient of the Webster-Kipfer Award for special achievement in public policy advocacy, former vice chairman for public affairs at the National Mental Health Association, former member of the board of directors at the National Mental Health Association, and former board member at the American Society of Mental Health Association Professionals. McCaffrey was named to the national directory of Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals and by the Indiana Business Journal as a member of Who’s Who in Indiana Health Care. McCaffrey received gubernatorial appointments to the Indiana Mental Health Commission and the Medicaid Quality Advisory Committee. McCaffrey served as chair of the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Advisory Committee.

Chief Operating Officer; Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Quality Improvement


Stephanie L. Anderson, LCSW is the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Strategic Initiative and Quality Improvement for MHAI.   Stephanie holds bachelor’s degrees in both Criminal Justice and Ballet from Indiana University.  She received her Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis, where she specialized in working with at-risk, delinquent youth and their families. Her work included a focus on the treatment of co-morbid mental health and addiction disorders.  . Both during and after her master’s program, she worked as a Deputy Juvenile Officer for the St. Louis City Family Courts serving families involved with the Gun Court Program, Child Abuse and Neglect Services, Drug Court Program and General Field supervision Unit. 

After moving back to Indianapolis in 2009, Stephanie provided direct practice care to a variety of populations as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at community-based agencies in Marion County, IN.  This included clinical oversight of a specialized dual diagnosis treatment program for court-referred youth, administration of an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team, and as a Clinical Supervisor of Child and Adolescent Services.  Stephanie joined the State of Indiana in 2014, where she was a public servant for the Family and Social Services Administration, Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA) and the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC).  As the Deputy Director of Adult Mental Health and Addiction Services at DMHA she was responsible for leading Division initiatives related to Adult Forensic Populations, Serious Mental Illness, Addiction Treatment, State Opioid Treatment Programs, Services for Homeless Populations and Veterans, and Emergency Preparedness.  In her role as the Executive Director of Addiction Recovery Services for the IDOC, Stephanie and her team led the transformation of Addiction Recovery Services in all State-run correctional facilities and was responsible for ongoing clinical addiction treatment, addiction recovery programming, and the integration of addiction treatment with mental health and physical health services for the Department. 

Most recently, Stephanie has served as the Chief Executive Officer for an Addiction Treatment Center and a Youth Residential Treatment Facility, both located in Indianapolis.  In addition to her leadership in the behavioral health field, Stephanie continues to teach ballet to elementary, middle, and high school students at The Dance Refinery. 

Director of Communications and Marketing; Executive Assistant to the President


Kelby Gaw is Mental Health America of Indiana’s Executive Assistant to the President. Kelby received her B.S. in Tourism Conventions and Event Management from Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis. She found her passion in non-profit development and fundraising after working for various non-profit organizations in Indianapolis. Her experience includes conference and event planning, social media expansion, and community outreach. Kelby hopes to continue her strong sense of devotion to the mental health sector by working in public policy, fundraising, and advocacy for Mental Health America of Indiana.

Director of Legal and Client Advocacy


Dial provided services to and advocated for individuals with disabilities for 30 years. She was a therapist for 10 years, and completed law school while working as a therapist. She continues serving individuals with disabilities through legal advocacy and representation. Dial earned her undergraduate degree at Indiana University and completed her Doctor of Jurisprudence at Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis. Dial expanded Mental Health America of Indiana’s advocacy program to include the provision of legal services to individuals affected by mental illness, addictions, or other disabilities.

HR Director and Operations Manager


Greenway worked in the social service field for 15 years with the majority of the time being spent in nonprofit organizations. Greenway worked in the addictions field for 10 years and enjoys spending time with her three children.

Vice President for Recovery and Advocacy Programs; Director of Indiana  Recovery Network


Heather Rodriguez is Vice President of Recovery Advocacy and Programs for Mental Health America of Indiana and Director of the Indiana Recovery Network. Heather is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelor and master’s degree in Social Work and is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant (CADAC) II, and a Certified Addiction Peer Recovery Coach (CAPRC) II.

Heather has a passion for working with underserved and marginalized populations and loves working with organizations and individuals throughout the state of Indiana to develop and strengthen recovery ecosystems. Heather helped create and oversees the statewide Regional Recovery Hub program which consists of 21 organizations providing free peer recovery support services to all 92 Indiana counties.

Heather is a person in sustained recovery and believes that recovery supports are an integral part of an individual’s journey to overcome challenges associated with substance use and or mental health concerns and that individuals have the right to choose which pathway of recovery works best for them. Heather is a mother, and an avid Colts and Pacers fan. 

Vice President for Policy and Programs; Director for the Indiana Coalition to Reduce Underage Drinking


Hutcheson advocates for stronger local and state policies and laws and coalitions to reduce youth access to alcohol. Hutcheson holds a bachelor’s of science in psychology and a master’s of education degree in counseling. Hutcheson is part of Mental Health America of Indiana’s lobbying team and supervises the Mental Health and Public Assistance Ombudsman program, Managed Care Ombudsman program, Indiana Addiction Issues Coalition, and Indiana Collegiate Action Network.

Vice President Education and Credentialing; Director – MHAI SWD Training Institute; Director – ICAADA, Director – IAPRSS


Justin identifies as a person in recovery from mental health and substance use issues and the justice system. He has a long standing business background prior to entering the behavioral health field where he has earned multiple peer support and treatment/clinical level credentials. Justin works alongside the behavioral health community to create, and strengthen, the behavioral health workforce and the organizations and communities that utilize their services. His dedication to education, support and advocacy with the ‘any positive change’ mentality to wellness allows all to feel included and supported. Justin continues to strive to support equitable access to resources and supports for all community members. Justins motivation is to see efforts advance, and sustain, equitable and stable resources and supports for all.

NIki Angelaki
Vice President of Treatment Services; Executive Director of Emberwood Center


Niki received her Master’s in Social Work from University of Southern Indiana after studying social work in her native country of Greece.  Niki became fascinated with addiction recovery as an intern and has been dedicated in offering best treatment practices for people seeking recovery since 2002.  Niki has also worked with schools, substance use prevention, children with developmental needs, adolescents with behavioral issues, and community education in Greece, England, and Peru.  Niki is inspired by the resiliency of survivors and the people’s ability to thrive despite terrible adversities.  Niki has received extensive training on various clinical models to treat trauma, substance use, and gambling, and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor, and Certified International Co-Occurring Gambling Specialist.

Vice President of Forensic Services 


Jayme Whitaker is the Vice President of Forensic Services here at Mental Health America of Indiana, a recovery advocate and a proud person in long-term recovery. Jayme has extensive experience working with justice-involved adults, youth and their families on a service, regional and state level and has used this experience in the development of peer-guided service delivery, recovery infrastructure development, strategic planning and community engagement on multiple statewide projects. Jayme has worked as a peer guiding local efforts around recovery ecosystem development and peer service delivery in correctional/ justice settings and uses this knowledge to advocate and help those impacted by substance-use disorder and/or mental illness to advocate for how this impacts justice involvement. 

Jayme has sat as the member of the Indiana System of Care Board of Directors under the Division of Mental Health & Addiction and Chair of the Mental Health Subcommittee for the Indiana Commission on Improving the State of Children (CISC).  Jayme is a strong advocate for all marginalized individuals within the justice-system, both youth and adults. 

Jayme is a life-long artist, painter, father of four and grandfather. He is someone who believes in people and the world we can all make together and that change comes from those who are willing to stand up for one another and create new opportunities for our voices and our needs to be heard as we work together to build the systems that can create transformative experiences for us all.