June 8, 2022 – GIA Miami, one of Miami’s fastest growing mental health treatment facilities, has announced the appointment of Sarah Norfleet to the position of Vice President of Business Development and Outreach. In this capacity, Norfleet will drive the strategic planning, growth and community relations for GIA Miami and its sister clinic, VITA Recovery, which specializes in drug and alcohol addiction treatment.
“Sarah brings an abundance of experience in expansion and growth within the mental health industry, as well as deep community connections that will continue to establish GIA Miami and VITA Recovery as one of the leading and most comprehensive treatments centers in the country,” said Dr. Antonello Bonci, president and chief scientific officer for GIA Miami and VITA Recovery.
Norfleet has more than 30 years of experience working in specialty mental health programming in operations, business development and outreach, as well as experience consulting and working with national and international partners. She began her career at a Therapeutic Boarding School in Massachusetts. Most recently, she was a National Outreach Representative for Rogers Behavioral Health Clinic in Miami, FL.
“GIA Miami is growing rapidly, and we are excited to bring such a talented executive as Sarah to the team. Sarah has a great understanding of the current mental health and substance abuse crisis facing our country, which makes her a perfect addition to our clinics,” said Francesco Del Governatore, chief executive officer & partner of GIA Miami.
Norfleet graduated from Wheaton College, Massachusetts with a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations. She has served as a member of the board of directors with Massachusetts Association of Approved Private Schools (MAAPS), The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) for several years, and is currently involved with the IECA Foundation board. She is also a member of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, volunteering in the Healthcare and HR committees, where she has been an advocate for mental health awareness, education and integration into the planning of chamber events and initiatives.
About Vita Recovery and GIA Miami:
Vita Recovery and GIA Miami are multidisciplinary treatment centers based out of Miami, Florida that are committed to helping patients dealing with various addiction and mental health issues. Founded in 2020, GIA Miami is a state-of-the-art Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and mental wellness center dedicated to offering this revolutionary treatment method to those suffering from various mental health disorders, such as anxiety, substance abuse and depression. Vita Recovery, the sister clinic to GIA Miami, launched in the fall of 2021 and focuses on intensive outpatient programs and partial hospitalization for patients dealing with drug and alcohol abuse through a comprehensive system of treatments. GIA Miami is part of a larger healthcare group, which also includes Brain & Care by GIA Miami (brainandcare.com), actively present in the European market. For more information visit GIA.miami , vitarecovery.com, brainandcare.com.