Following the departure of Chief Nursing Officer Avni Cirpili in October 2018, Bennett began serving as the interim leader of Menninger’s Patient Care Services.
Bennett stated his career with The Menninger Clinic as a Mental Health Associate in Topeka, Kansas. During his tenure, he has served in many different roles and has had a wide variety of responsibilities from Evening Shift Supervisor, to Nurse Manager of the OCD Program and his current role as Nurse Manager of the Compass Young Adult Program.
He completed his Masters in Nursing Administration in 2016, and became board certified in Psychiatric/Mental Health nursing that same year. As Compass’ Nurse Manager, he has been among the program’s leaders who have developed the strategic plan for the Emerging Adult Service Line.