Mary Sparks Thompson

Mary Sparks Thompson, RN, LISW

Mary has served as the chief executive officer for Clive Behavioral Health since September 2019. Her dedication to serving those with mental health challenges has been instrumental in moving the vision of Clive Behavioral Health to reality. Mary holds a Bachelor of Arts from Luther College and a Master of Social Work from the University of Iowa. She has served in behavioral health leadership positions for over twenty five years, most recently leading behavioral health services for MercyOne Central Iowa.

“I have always had an interest in behavioral health and in advocating for those with behavioral health care needs. For me, health care is a way to be of service to those in treatment and their families, as well as the amazing staff who provide the care. I am honored to be a part of Clive Behavioral Health and our efforts to make a difference for our community.”