Community mental health has always been a passion for Tom Gilliom, and it shows in his 40+ years of work in the mental health field.
Tom graduated with a Master’s Degree in Social Work in June 1976 and began working at a small community mental health center as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. In 2008, he joined the team at Valley Oaks Health as Clinical Services Director. Tom was later promoted to Chief Operating Officer then became our interim Chief Executive Officer in August 2017. In 2018, the Board of Directors appointed him as CEO.
Throughout his time with Valley Oaks Health, Tom has been proud to work with our staff and partners to provide mental health and addiction care in nine central Indiana counties. His passion for ending stigma, improving access, and promoting recovery continues today.