Anixter Center appoints Samantha Handley as CEO

CHICAGO, October 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Lester and Rosalie Anixter Center announced today that Samantha Handley was named the company’s new CEO. Experienced Business Leader, Samantha Handley will succeed Rebecca Clark and take responsibility for October 4, 2022.

Handley most recently served as President and CEO of Trilogy Inc., a leader in providing behavioral health services to more than 3,000 clients each year. His expertise in the field of mental health spans over 20 years. Handley is a licensed clinical professional counselor and certified alcohol and drug counselor supervisor.

“After an extensive search for qualified candidates, conducted by Montague and Associates and our Board of Directors, we are delighted to welcome Samantha Handley at the Lester and Rosalie Anixter Center. Samantha is a decisive leader and her expertise in driving quality results and new revenue streams is a winning combination for Anixter’s next chapter,” said Mary McDonnellChairman of the Board of Directors.

“I am honored to join the Lester and Rosalie Anixter Center and appreciate the work done in our Chicago communities to provide essential services for deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing people, people with disabilities and people with mental health needs so they have the opportunity to thrive,” said Handley. opportunities for growth, innovation and impact. I look forward to working with the Board of Directors and talented team of employees at Anixter to continue to build on the great foundations in place and stay focused on growing and delivering the best possible results for customers and employees. . »

Samantha is a graduate of the National Council on Behavioral Healthcare’s Executive Leadership Program and holds a Masters in Counseling from West Virginia Universityand a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from University of Pittsburgh.

About the Lester and Rosalie Anixter Center

Lester and Rosalie Anixter Center (Anixter Center), an innovative non-profit community organization serving more than 5,000 people annually across the Chicago Metropolitan area. Anixter represents people with disabilities, people with mental health needs, and people who are deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing through more than 30 programs. At Anixter, we envision inclusive communities where everyone thrives. For more information about Anixter Center, visit or join us on Facebook (Anixter Center) or Instagram (@AnixterCenter).

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