Preferred Behavioral Health Group reaches GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency

February 2021. Preferred Behavioral Health Group (PBHG) has earned the 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, a service of Candid. By sharing metrics that highlight progress PBHG is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios. “One of our organization’s values is transparency and achieving this platinum level reinforces our commitment to being transparent about our work,” said PBHG Chief Executive Officer Mary Pat Angelini.  

“We are excited to share PBHG’s results in a user-friendly and highly visual manner. By updating our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to the Platinum level, we can now easily share a wealth of up-to-date organizational metrics with our supporters as well as GuideStar’s online audience, which includes donors, grant-makers, our peers, and the media.”

Mary Pat Angelini, CEO

To reach the Platinum level, Preferred Behavioral Health Group added extensive information to its Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar: basic contact and organizational information; in-depth financial information; qualitative information about goals, strategies, and capabilities; and quantitative information about results and progress toward its mission. By taking the time to provide this information, PBHG has demonstrated its commitment to transparency and to giving donors and funders meaningful data to evaluate nonprofit performance.  

PBHG’s GuideStar profile can be found here: