Sue Villilo, Vice President, Assistant System Chief Clinical Officer
Sue Villilo joined the ADAMH team as Vice President, Assistant System Chief Clinical Officer in November, 2021. She is a licensed independent social worker with supervisory status in the state of Ohio and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toledo and a master’s in social work from Ohio State University. Most recently, she served as Assistant Vice President of Community-Based Services for Lutheran Social Services (LSS). In the position, she was responsible for the oversight of LSS 211, Franklin County’s information and referral service; The Health Center at Faith Mission a federally qualified health center (FQHC); Faith Mission providing shelter and services for people experiencing homelessness; and CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence, Franklin County’s only crisis hotline and shelter for victims of domestic violence. Notable accomplishments during her time with LSS include transitioning the Health Center from a Free Clinic to an FQHC, creating shelters and programming for Veterans experiencing homelessness, designing and relocating CHOICES shelter and the implementation of the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) in collaboration with Columbus Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff and additional police municipalities within Franklin County. Prior to her employment with LSS, she worked in public health and community based behavioral health settings. Villilo’s work is built on community collaboration and advocacy for underserved and marginalized communities. She has served on multiple boards and community wide workgroups related to housing and homelessness, HIV and domestic violence. In addition, she is a lecturer at the OSU College of Social Work.