Catalight CEO Named to Forbes 50 Over 50

Susan Armiger, CEO of Catalight (Photo: Business Wire)

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Catalight, the nonprofit behavioral health care organization, announced today that the company’s CEO, Susan Armiger, has been named to the 2023 Forbes 50 Over 50 List. The annual list honors women in four categories: Lifestyle, Impact, Innovation and Investment. Armiger is one of 50 women in the Impact category, which includes notable leaders in education, philanthropy, government and nonprofits.

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“Recognizing and celebrating women’s achievements is essential to creating a more equitable society and inspiring the next generation of leaders,” said Susan Armiger, CEO of Catalight. “I’m honored to be included among so many women I admire for their vision, innovation and purpose-driven work.”

When Armiger joined the organization in 2011, it was a small, local nonprofit serving 500 people with developmental disabilities. Today, the Catalight family of companies provides care to 14,000 individuals and their families, including diagnostic evaluations and treatment for autism and other developmental disabilities. Armiger led the organization to harness a decade’s worth of real-world clinical data to reshape the standards of care for people with developmental disabilities. Catalight’s team works to produce measurable and meaningful care that improves wellbeing and supports people so they can choose their own path.

Learn more about the Forbes 50 Over 50 list here. Follow the conversation online with #ForbesOver50.

About Catalight

Catalight breaks down barriers and biases to create a more equitable world so people with developmental disabilities can choose their path. Catalight provides access to innovative, individualized care services, clinical research and advocacy — all powered by intelligent Xolv Technology Solutions. Through the work of affiliate partners, Easterseals Hawaii and Easterseals Northern California, Catalight and its family of companies support people with developmental disabilities and their families to support them across their care journey.

The Catalight family of companies is one of the largest behavioral health networks in the nation with more than 8,000 practitioners serving 14,000 clients and families every day. Backed by more than a decade of experience and a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, we are reimagining the way people with developmental disabilities and their families experience healthcare. Catalight’s goal is to ensure that individuals and families receive timely access to evidence-based treatment, including naturalistic developmental and language-based services, applied behavior analysis, occupational therapy and speech therapy.


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