Sound Announces Interim President & CEO

Effective December 7, 2022, Katrina Egner, MA, LMHC, MHP, has been named Sound Interim President and Chief Executive Officer while Sound’s Board of Directors conducts a nation-wide search to select the next CEO to lead Sound into the future. Egner will provide oversight of the Executive Leadership Team while also performing her previous role of Chief Programs Officer.  

Katrina Egner, Interim President & CEO

“Katrina is uniquely qualified to lead Sound at this important inflection point,” says the Chairman of the Board, Tom Bolger. “Sound is committed to increasing its impact in the community by modernizing its operations, technology, and client experience and becoming the employer of choice in King County for Behavioral Health professionals.”

Egner has been with the organization for more than 20 years. Prior to her current role, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Programs Officer, where she has been integral in implementing Reaching Recovery – a measurement-based model of service that customizes clients’ care based on their evolving needs while on their path to recovery.

“Sound has been incredibly important to me since the day I started and is incredibly important to our community,” Egner relates. “Sound is strong and will continue to grow, innovate and serve those who need us the most.”

The need for Sound’s services has never been greater. Egner’s deep knowledge of the organization and the community Sound supports makes her an ideal candidate to lead Sound through this transformative moment.

Egner is a licensed mental health counselor and child mental health specialist. She has a BA degree in Psychology from the University of Washington, and an MA in Couples and Family Therapy from Antioch University.

About Sound

Founded in 1966, Sound is an independent provider of community mental health and addiction treatment services, offering high quality, comprehensive healthcare services throughout King County. The organization is an early adopter of Reaching Recovery, an evidence-based clinical model that promotes high levels of client engagement, improves outcomes and enables providers to better measure a client’s recovery. Sound stands at the forefront of the healthcare field, exploring new approaches to care. The organization’s goal is to help individuals and families achieve the highest level of independence possible by providing a broad array healthcare solutions including addiction treatment, mental health, vocational, supportive housing and many other services. To learn more visit

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