Mission + HistoryLeadership TeamTom BakalyChief Executive OfficerMr. Bakaly was named CEO of Beach Cities Health District in November 2016 and is responsible for managing $90 million in assets, 170 employees and more than 600 volunteers.William Kim, M.D.Chief Medical AdvisorDr. Kim, MD, provides medical oversight for all research, programming and community services at BCHD and serves as the primary spokesperson on public health matters.Jackie BerlingChief Wellness OfficerMrs. Berling, MBA, oversees operations for Beach Cities Health District’s community health facilities, the Center for Health & Fitness and AdventurePlex, as well as employee wellness programming.Monica SuuaChief Financial OfficerMrs. Suua, CPA, is responsible for managing all District finances, including operating budgets, monthly financial reports and annual audits, and serves as the primary liaison to the Finance Committee.Kerianne LawsonDirector of Lifespan ServicesMrs. Lawson, LCSW, MSG, manages all community health departments and staff, including Youth Services, Blue Zones Project and Community Services.Cristan HigaDirector of CommunicationsMs. Higa is responsible for managing all internal and external communications efforts at Beach Cities Health District, including public relations, community engagement, I.T. and marketing.Megan VixieDirector of Human ResourcesMrs. Vixie, MPA, leads all human resource functions, including personnel and performance management, employee policies, compensation and benefits, safety/risk management and volunteer services.Leslie DickeyExecutive Director of Real EstateMr. Dickey directs the design and construction of public sector capital programs, including entitlement processing, environmental impact reports, construction management and post-occupancy services.