Chase Bannister, MDIV, MSW, LCSW, CEDS

Thought-Leadership for Healthcare Strategy & Civic Engagement Chase Bannister, Mdiv, MSW, LCSW, CEDS

The primary mission of Bannister Consultancy is to catalyze organizational excellence, advance meaningful healthcare policy, and promote access-to-care through advocacy and strategic engagement.


Chase Bannister is a prominent figure in the architecture of mental health.

He is nationally known for his commitment to clinical excellence and gifts in constituency building.

Chase frequently keynotes at conferences and events around the country, inspiring audiences with an unmistakable zeal for practice ethics & professional integrity.

Inherent to thought-leadership is the iterative work of enjoining theory and practice.

When the broad constituencies invested in multi-dimensional care partner — clinicians, departments of health, parents, friends, researchers, elected officials, extended families, schools, hospital systems, care managers, public and private organizations — they necessarily summon sustainable healthcare innovation.

Chase Bannister

Chase’s career is marked by professional achievements in many arenas – informed by a commitment to sound organizational leadership and by a characteristic kindness.

A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Chase is credentialed as a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp), and was elected inaugural president of the North Carolina iaedp Foundation Chapter. Chase is an active member of The Academy for Eating Disorders, The Residential Eating Disorders Consortium, The Eating Disorders Leadership Summit, and serves as Board Vice President of The Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy & Action.

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The scope of consultative services includes governmental affairs, healthcare innovation & entrepreneurship, reputational enrichment, and stakeholder engagement.