MHAPBC has a new CEO-- Jeremy Morse!

Mental Health Association
February 13, 2018

February 13, 2018


Contact: Paul G. Ward, Board Chair

The Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County hires NEW CEO: Jeremy Morse

– Pam Gionfriddo welcomes Jeremy Morse to MHAPBC! –

West Palm Beach, Florida,— The Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County (MHAPBC) announced today that it has hired Jeremy Morse as its new CEO effective March 5, 2018.

“We are so excited to have Jeremy join our organization.  He brings a rich background of organizational and philanthropic experience as well as a passion for helping people. ”, said Paul G. Ward, Board Chair.   

“I am enthusiastically looking forward to working with Jeremy to make this transition a smooth one.”, said Pam Gionfriddo, outgoing CEO of the Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County.

Jeremy D. Morse

Jeremy has most recently served as the Director of Institutional Support at Palm Beach Atlantic University and holds more than 10 years’ experience in philanthropic sector fundraising and management. Prior to that he served as VP of Social Enterprise for The Lord’s Place, where he helped grow the organization’s annual budget from $3.2 million to over $8 million in just four years. During this time, he also founded their Social Enterprise Division which created 25 jobs for formerly homeless individuals. These businesses generated over $800,000 for the agency in additional earned revenue. Jeremy has a deep personal concern for marginalized and excluded populations. His professional goal is to ensure all people are given the opportunity to live full, equitable and secure lives.

Jeremy lives in West Palm Beach with his wife, Laura, his mother, Connie, and their youngest daughter Julia. Their adult daughters live in Orlando (Hanna) and Miami (Kimberly). They also have a retired racing greyhound named ET.



Indiana University – Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Master of Arts, Philanthropic Studies – 2019 (projected)

Princeton Theological Seminary Master of Divinity – 1992

Eckerd College Bachelor of Arts – 1989




Since 1949, the Mental Health Association has been dedicated to improving the lives of people who are touched by mental illness. Through advocacy, education, and outreach, MHA seeks to improve access to services and mental wellness.  MHA is working with community partners to reduce the stigma of mental illness and to improve understanding about issues related to mental health and well-being.