Martina C. Gollin-Graves, MSW

Title: President, Chief Executive Officer
Company: Mental Health America of Wisconsin
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Martina C. Gollin-Graves, MSW, President and Chief Executive Officer at Mental Health America of Wisconsin, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mental health advocacy and business management.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Alverno College in 2002 and a Master of Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2005, Ms. Gollin-Graves joined Mental Health America of Wisconsin. Leveraging her skills in project management and business ventures, she escalated through the ranks quickly, becoming vice president shortly thereafter. Since 2015, she has excelled as the president and chief executive officer of Mental Health America of Wisconsin, in which she also serves as the first woman of color to be appointed to the role of chief executive officer since the nonprofit organization’s inception 90 years ago. In her dual roles, Ms. Gollin-Graves oversees day-to-day operations and maintains key relationships with stakeholders. She is also proud to have increased accessibility of the organization’s mental health programs for patients across Wisconsin.

Maintaining membership with the National Association of Social Workers and the Milwaukee Latino Health Coalition, Ms. Gollin-Graves also served as a past chairperson of the Milwaukee Mental Health Taskforce for six years. As a testament to her success in business management and mental health services, she was honored with the Woman of Influence Award from the Milwaukee Business Journal in 2020. She attributes her success to those around her who have provided abiding love and encouragement toward her endeavors. Looking forward, Ms. Gollin-Graves would like to diversify the leadership positions at Mental Health America of Wisconsin, as well as continue supporting up-and-coming leaders of color. Furthermore, she intends to further support mental health services to advocate for wellness, particularly in communities of color.

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