Department Objective

The office of the Chief Operating Officer is responsible for the underlying infrastructure of SWVMHI in full support of the facility’s strategic mission and vision. Led by Assistant Director of Administration and Chief Operating Officer Bob Williams, the office delivers oversight and management of all operational divisions of SWVMHI including Finance; Facilities Management, Capital Planning and Real Estate, Business Services; Environmental Services; Food Services; Procurement, Purchasing and Asset Management; Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about the division, staff and strategic initiatives of the Office of the Chief Operating Officer at Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute. 

Bob Williams

Administrative Director/COO

276-783-1202 Ext 270

Valerie Hicks

Executive Assistant to COO