About Us

We have understand your pain points & challenges your organization face to find quality, consistent psychiatric coverage. We are here to help!

"We Are You"

The founders consist of experienced mental health professionals with 30+ years of experience. In 1993, they opened the first community mental health center in Erie, Pennsylvania. Then in 2009, with help from a small SAMSHA grant, developed and implemented a successful telepsychiatry program.  As a result of the success of their telepsychiatry program, word quickly spread throughout Pennsylvania and then throughout the country. From this, innovaTel was founded in April 2014.

  • Our mission is to provide organizations with timely access to psychiatric clinicians.
  • We differ from locum tenens as we strive to provide behavioral health organizations with a long-term mental health clinician. 
  • Not only do we provide organizations with a carefully matched psychiatric clinician, we also provide an on-site on-boarding and ongoing support during the entirety of the partnership.
  • Our clinical team consists of psychiatrists, mental health-certified nurse practitioners and licensed clinical social workers. They are licensed across the country and are board certified or board eligible, and have sub-specialty training.

Strategic Partnerships

Administrative Team

Board Members

Nauman Islam

Board Chairman, Founding Partner
innovaTel Telepsychiatry

Chris McFadden

Managing Director

Liberty Eberly, DO

Psychiatrist, Founding Partner
innovaTel Telepsychiatry

Jonathan Evans

President & CEO, Founding Partner
innovaTel Telepsychiatry

Young Chang

Potenza Capital

Chuck Ingoglia

Senior VP, Public Policy & Practice Improvement
The National Council for Behavioral Health

Patrick J. Kennedy

The Kennedy Forum

Sal DeTrane

Managing Director
Empactful Capital

Linda Rosenberg

President & CEO
The National Council for Behavioral Health

Pamela Greenberg

President & CEO
Assoc. for Behavioral Health & Wellness

John Schmitz, MD

Medical Director

Hank Milius

President & CEO
Meridian Health Services

Charles Gordon, MD

Texas Spine & Joint Hospital 

Lee Penman

VP of Clinical Operations, Founding Partner
innovaTel Telepsychiatry

Cindy Hendrickson

Univ. Relations Manager, Founding Partner
General Electric