COO & Vice President, Research and Analysis
Mark Belding, Ph.D. serves as Chief Operating Officer for ACA and is the principal architect of ACA data management and reporting solutions. He has been with the company since 1997 and has been working with behavioral health Medicaid data and reporting requirements since the inception of the HealthChoices program in Pennsylvania. With expertise in the areas of database design, SQL programming and business intelligence, Dr. Belding also has a clinical background that informs the design and development of ACA solutions.
Before joining the company, Dr. Belding worked as a clinical psychologist, administrator, and researcher. He has held positions in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and on the faculty of Hahnemann University. His administrative experience includes serving for two years as clinic director of an outpatient substance abuse treatment facility.
Dr. Belding received a B.A. from Swarthmore College and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Duke University.