Catalpa Health Names Greg Helein as Chief Operating Officer

Catalpa Health Names Greg Helein as Chief Operating Officer

APPLETON, Wis. (July 8, 2024)Catalpa Health, a mental health and wellness service provider for children and adolescents in the Fox Valley, has named Greg Helein as its new Chief Operating Officer. He joins Catalpa after serving as the Director of Operations at Appvion.

“As Catalpa looks to a future of growth and innovation we’ve recognized the need for a dedicated operations leader to support strategic initiatives,” said Dr. Tracy Guiou, President and CEO of Catalpa Health. “We are excited to bring Greg Helein to the Catalpa Team as Chief Operating Officer to lead these efforts.”

With over 40 years of operations management experience, Greg will support increased clinic efficiencies with a focus on what matters most – helping children and families improve their mental health and wellness.

“Mental health has impacted our family, and fortunately, we had the necessary resources available to us at that time to provide support,” Helein said. “I understand the struggle many families face in our community when they need access to mental health services and I’m committed to improving access through my work at Catalpa Health. I’m grateful for the opportunity to be part of the Catalpa Team and look forward to working with the team and our community.”

Catalpa Health is a pediatric mental health organization that provides pediatric and youth mental health services including psychiatry, mental health therapy and psychological evaluations to children and their families through clinics in Appleton and Oshkosh. Additionally, mental health therapy services are offered in more than 30 area schools. Founded and managed as a collaboration between healthcare systems Ascension Wisconsin, Children’s Wisconsin, ThedaCare, and our community, Catalpa Health is invested in community partnerships and works with other mental health providers to ensure that all children are receiving the right care at the right time, close to home. For more information on Catalpa Health, please visit our website at or follow us at