Senior Vice President, ATLAS (Remote, NY metropolitan or DC metropolitan areas preferred)

Shatterproof was founded in 2013 to fill the gap for a well-funded, national, coordinated effort to reverse the course of the addiction health crisis, with the singular goal of ending the devastation addiction is causing our families. To achieve this, Shatterproof has identified three priority pillars: revolutionizing the treatment system, breaking down addiction-related stigma, and supporting and empowering our communities.


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Senior Vice President - ATLAS is a member of the Shatterproof senior leadership team with executive, strategic and operational responsibility for the successful and national expansion of ATLAS to an increasing number of states and payer partners. The Senior Vice President - ATLAS will identify strategic relationships to position ATLAS as the trusted quality measurement platform to transform the national addiction treatment system and help individuals and families identify quality addiction treatment options that meet their needs.

The ideal candidate will have professional and educational background in government, public health, public policy, substance use disorder treatment, or a related field; knowledge of the addiction treatment system; knowledge of treatment and health systems in assigned states; familiarity with managed care systems.

Major Duties

  • Initiate, cultivate, support, and sustain key national and state-based relationships to garner financial, operational, and strategic support for ATLAS
  • Cultivate and support key government, philanthropic and national association relationships focused on evidence-based addiction treatment and quality
  • Provide strategic guidance and support to the Vice President of State Engagement to manage national expansion and implementation of ATLAS in growing number of states and state-based payers
  • Provide strategic guidance and support to the Vice President of Treatment Quality and Strategy to ensure maximum platform viability and utility, data validity and integrity, and responsiveness to meet stakeholders’ needs, as appropriate
  • Work in partnership with Shatterproof’s marketing leadership and the ATLAS team to ensure maximum visibility and promotion of ATLAS through paid and unpaid marketing strategies and engagement tactics
  • Support the promotion of ATLAS as a thought leader in evidence-based addiction treatment and quality measurement through participation in national conferences and events
  • Develop strategic plan to support ATLAS expansion and implementation efforts, with particular attention to health equity and underserved populations
  • Provide leadership to the growing ATLAS team to ensure healthy team culture, appropriate staffing support and resources, and opportunities for professional development
  • Ensure that the ATLAS Treatment Facility Survey response and patient participation in the ATLAS Patient Experience Survey are achieving maximum results
  • Prioritize health equity as a core principle in the continued development and expansion of ATLAS
  • Work in partnership with the Chief Financial and People Officer to ensure appropriate budget oversight and human resources management on behalf of the ATLAS team


  • 10+ years of executive-level experience in a government agency, research organization, or health care system (addiction treatment preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage relationships with multiple high-level stakeholders
  • Previous experience managing a team
  • Passion for Shatterproof’s mission
  • Demonstrated knowledge of substance use disorders preferred
  • Excellent and persuasive communicator; exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Self-reliant, excellent judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to balance multiple complex workstreams and to adapt in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment
  • Masters level candidates with focus on public policy, public health, health administration, or a related discipline preferred


The Mission

Shatterproof is a national nonprofit dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the United States.

The Crisis

Addiction is the most significant health crisis in the United States today.

For the 20.4 million adults in America with a substance use disorder (SUD), the devastation caused by the disease can be crushing. In 2018, more than 175,000 deaths in the U.S. were related to alcohol and other drugs – the third largest cause of death in the nation. Of those deaths, 47,000 were from an opioid overdose. The opioid crisis also cost society an estimated $179 billion to $696 billion in 2018 alone. These impacts are felt across a broad swath of society, from health care to employers to the government. Even more tragic, the social isolation and anxiety brought on by COVID-19 has made the addiction crisis that much worse. Addressing this health crisis is more important now than ever. Recent reporting indicates that overdoses are up 30% across the nation – an all-time high.

The Response

Founded by hospitality executive Gary Mendell in 2013, Shatterproof draws from the extensive business experience of its senior leadership and uses a for-profit, ROI-focused lens to create results. Our strict commitment to science, evidence-based solutions, and transformational change has informed the business plan we execute daily. Our business plan includes work within the following three key pillars:

  1. Revolutionizing the treatment system. We are transforming the healthcare delivery system so that every person facing addiction has access to quality care and treatment based on science.
  2. Breaking down addiction-related stigmas. Addiction is a treatable disease, not a weakness. By changing people’s attitudes and behaviors, we’re reducing the shame in order to encourage patients to seeking life- saving treatment, and providing reassurance, compassion, and support for a full and fulfilling life.
  3. Supporting and empowering our communities. We are providing science-based educational resources that aid in the prevention, treatment and recovery of addiction, while building hope, confidence and resiliency within families and communities, and advocating for life-saving policies.

Shatterproof’s growth and achievements are a testament to our investors and the growing number of stakeholders and communities rising up against addiction. Together, we can reverse this health crisis and create a better and brighter future, free from the disease of addiction and the stigma that surrounds it.

For more information, please visit Accomplishments.

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to with subject line “[Name] Senior Vice President, ATLAS”. Due to the high volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Shatterproof values diverse perspectives and is committed to building an inclusive workplace. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or prior arrest history. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.

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