Demie Stathoplos became Executive Director at Pathways to Wellness in January 2010. Prior to that Ms. Stathoplos served for six years as Director and Executive Director, Health & Healing Services at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA. While there she led one of the largest integrative health practice groups in the country overseeing a wide variety of health practitioners, including medical doctors and nurses, acupuncturists, psychologists and social workers, nutritionists, exercise physiologists, physical therapists and healing energy practitioners.
Prior to her position at Canyon Ranch she worked as a therapist for several community organizations where she provided care to underserved populations in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
Ms. Stathoplos has a background in financial and marketing management and holds a Master’s degree in business from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
She is also a licensed clinical social worker, with experience as a child and family therapist. Working in underserved communities, she administered a school social work program serving seven of the poorest elementary and middle schools in Montgomery County, MD, and held the position of Chief of Clinical Services for a community mental health center in Landover, MD.
For two years she served as Executive Director of the Washington, DC office of Habitat for Humanity. While there she successfully shifted the organization from volunteer-based to a funded staff operation and raised over a quarter million dollars to build homes in Washington, DC.