Bethany Simmonds
Senior Director of Advancement

Bethany Simmonds brings a wealth of experience and dedication to Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) as the Senior Director of Advancement. She has a passion for advancing causes in mental health and a proven track record in nonprofit management, fundraising, marketing, and community engagement. Prior roles as the Director of Grants and Marketing at Food Rescue US and Development and Volunteer Manager at Eisner Health saw her implement successful marketing and fundraising campaigns, secure grants, organize events, and establish a volunteer program. At MHC, Bethany spearheads comprehensive strategies to cultivate relationships with potential funders and increase awareness of MHC’s mission.

Bethany holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Haverford College, enriching her professional journey with an understanding of human behavior and cognitive processes.

76 Batterson Park Rd, Suite 303
Farmington, CT 06032
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“Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.”
– Helen Keller

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