Martha Fling, former Board Chair committed to family wellbeing and mental health, has been selected as the next President and CEO of the Ackerman Institute for the Family, effective February 1, 2020. Ackerman Board Member Ira Sallen will succeed Ms. Fling as Chair of the Board of Directors.
As Ackerman’s sixth President and CEO, Ms. Fling will lead the Institute to further its mission to improve the mental health of families through the dynamic interaction of innovative treatment, training, and research. Ms. Fling succeeds Gisselle Acevedo, who served as the President & CEO since 2018.