Bill Sette, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

Bill Sette, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
President and Chief Executive Officer of Preferred Behavioral Health of New Jersey

Bill is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Preferred Behavioral Health of New Jersey and its affiliates, Preferred Children’s Services and Preferred Behavioral Health Consulting Group. He also serves on the board of Preferred Behavioral Health Foundation.

Bill currently is the Immediate past chair of The Board of Directors of the Employers Association of New Jersey, and the Board of Ocean Partnership for Children and serves as President of the New Jersey Mental Health Institute. He is also a member of the Ocean County Youth Service Commission, the Professional Advisory Committee to the Ocean County Mental Health Board, the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Association of Mental Health Agencies, the Board of Directors of Mental Health Corporations of America (MHCA), and the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL).

In the past Bill served as Chair for the Ocean County Human Service Advisory Council, the Professional Advisory Committee to the Ocean County Mental Health Board, the New Jersey Association of Mental Health Agencies, The Family Planning Program of Ocean County, and MHCA Enterprises. Bill is also a member of Rotary International Brick NJ Club.

Bill served as a peer reviewer for the Council on Accreditation (COA) and is a certified as a trainer in the Ken Blanchard model of High Performance Teams. He has worked with a variety of businesses, hosted his own New Jersey based talk show on cable TV, and has presented at numerous conferences on topics such as leadership, team development, budgeting, and business development to name a few.

Bill holds a Masters of Social Work Degree from Rutgers Graduate School of Social Work and is licensed as a clinical social worker. He began his career in Ocean County in 1966.

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