Eleanor Castillo Sumi, Ph.D., is senior vice president of strategy, innovation and growth. In this capacity, Castillo Sumi is responsible for developing new partnerships and programs to support the agency’s growth and commitment to communities across the state. A licensed psychologist, Castillo Sumi has published articles in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, among other publications.
Additionally, she has spoken at various conferences, including Open Minds and California Alliance for Children and Family Services. She is a member of the Research and Evaluation Subcommittee for California’s Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission. Castillo Sumi is a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D) and has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology at Palo Alto University, where she was awarded Dissertation of the Year.