CHICAGO (PRWEB) July 31, 2014
Chicago-based Gateway Foundation, Inc. announces today Michael J. Darcy has decided to retire on June 30, 2015, and has engaged global executive search firm Korn Ferry to recruit its future President and CEO.
“We will always be grateful for Michael Darcy’s dedication to fostering a client-centered collaborative culture that will serve our organization for years to come,” explains Glenn Baer Huebner, Chairman of the Board, Gateway Foundation. “Under Michael Darcy’s leadership, Gateway has expanded its footprint throughout Illinois and into Delaware to ensure individuals have access to affordable, quality substance abuse treatment programs. Likewise, delivering specialized addiction treatment programs in correctional settings has resulted in reduced recidivism and safer communities in states like Missouri, New Jersey and Texas.”
Darcy, age 65, is retiring after nearly 30 years at Gateway’s helm, which caps a remarkable 46-year career at the non-profit organization that’s dedicated to offering hope and second chances to individuals and their families. Mr. Darcy has led Gateway’s evolution to a state-of-the-art substance abuse treatment provider and strengthened its market position with strategic expansion.
“Deservedly so, Michael will be long remembered for pushing the envelope in the field of addiction treatment and advocating for advancements such as the use of evidence-based practices to modernize patient care,” adds Glenn Baer Huebner.
About Gateway Foundation
Gateway Foundation delivers innovative treatment programs to address substance use disorders via its Joint Commission-approved community centers operating in Illinois and Delaware and its partnerships with correctional institutions in Missouri, New Jersey and Texas. Each year, Gateway’s clinicians help thousands of individuals develop the tools and knowledge needed for lasting recovery. To learn more about Gateway, visit RecoverGateway.org and GatewayCorrections.org.
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