- David Lally, LCSW, MBS, is Director of Communications and Policy for Wellness & Recovery, Beacon Health Options. More than 20 years ago, he started his marketing/communications career in the insurance industry. In a mid-life career change, he earned his master’s in social work from the UConn School of Social Work and worked as a licensed therapist, focusing on mental health and substance use disorders. Mr. Lally joined ValueOptions Connecticut in 2007 as an intensive care manager and subsequently a regional network manager. In 2012, he combined his marketing and clinical backgrounds into his current role at Beacon Health Options. He received his bachelor’s in English literature at Middlebury College and received his master’s in business science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Mr. Lally lives with his partner, Philip, and two dogs in Avon, CT. He is currently producing a film about his adult coming out experience, entitled Dream House.