Our Leadership Team
William E. Reay, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Dr. Bill Reay received a Master of Arts degree in quantitative psychology from the Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska-Omaha. He received a Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology with a minor in Law from the combined department of Law and Psychology, College of Law, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Bill is the founder and CEO of OMNI Behavioral Health, a non-profit community based behavioral health organization serving more than 600 people a day throughout Nebraska. He was also one of the founding members of the National Federation for Children’s Mental Health. He is also the Founding President of the Coalition for Research to Practice. He is a member of the adjunct faculty at the Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska; a visiting professor and lecturer at the University of Habana, Habana, Cuba; and a visiting professor at the Baikal School of International Business, University of Irkutsk, Russian Federation. Bill frequently collaborates with universities around the world in applied research implementation science aimed at forging progressive academic relationships in emerging market economies.
Gregory Bradley, Ph.D.
Dr. Greg Bradley received baccalaureate degrees in both Management and Marketing and a Master of Business Administration degree with a focus on quantitative analytics from the University of Southern Mississippi. He received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Management, with secondary concentrations in marketing and cognitive psychology. Greg has a full-time clinical appointment in the College of Business-Department of Management and International Business at the University of Southern Mississippi and is the founder and President of The Bradley Research Group, a 20-year old applied research and decision analytics firm. His field of expertise is the application of mathematics and statistics in solving complex business and social problems. He has been the principal investigator/primary researcher on over 1,000 private and public research projects related predominately to either evaluating the relationships between and among employee/customer behavior and firm performance or measuring the economic impact of prescribed events. He frequently collaborates with researchers across the globe concerning the innovative application of research outcomes, particularly at the confluence of the behavioral sciences, organizational development, and economics. Greg has spoken at several domestic and international conferences and has authored a variety of research articles related to improving the decision making process through quantitative analysis. He is also a visiting professor and lecturer in Behavioral Economics at the University of Habana in Habana, Cuba.
Leonard Bickman, Ph.D.
Member, Board of Directors
Dr. Len Bickman received a Master of Arts degree in Experimental Psychopathology from Columbia University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Social Psychology from City University of New York. Len serves as a Research Professor at Florida International University and Vanderbilt University, and is also the Director of Evaluation at the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Center at Vanderbilt. Among Len's numerous professional awards are the American Evaluation Association’s Alva and Gunnar Myrdal Evaluation Practice Award, Senior Fulbright Scholar, Vanderbilt University’s Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research, the Secretary's Award for Distinguished Service issued by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Jeannie P. Baliles Child Mental Health Services Research Award, and the City College of New York Distinguished Alumni Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of Psychology. He was designated among the top 5% in productivity nationally among faculty in Developmental Sciences. Dr. Bickman is a nationally recognized leader in program evaluation and mental health services research on children and adolescents. He has published more than 15 books and monographs and 180 articles and chapters and has been principal investigator on over 25 major grants from several agencies. He has been the co-editor of the Applied Research Methods Series published by Sage Publications since 1980. He is also co-editor of the Handbook of Applied Social Research and is collaborating on a new International Handbook of Social Research. He is the co-author of the very popular book, Applied Research Design: A Practical Guide.
Meagan Dunker, MSW
Meagan Dunker graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in Family Sciences in 2010. She earned her Masters of Social Work at the University of Nebraska Omaha in May 2016. Meagan began her career working for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and KVC serving children and families involved in the child welfare system. Meagan works closely with individuals and their families so they can receive necessary supports in a safe and enriching environment.