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Devereux Massachusetts and Rhode Island Leadership

Kerry Ann Goldsmith, M.A.
Executive Director
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Massachusetts and Rhode Island 

As Devereux Massachusetts and Rhode Island Executive Director, Kerry Ann Goldsmith, M.A., oversees the care and treatment of more than 500 of children, adolescents and adults living with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences each year. 

Goldsmith joined the organization in 2008 as assistant executive director; she was promoted to her current role in 2018. Prior to Devereux, Goldsmith served on the leadership team for the Stetson School in Barre, Mass. Before that, she was the program director/director of client advocacy for Community Healthlink, Inc., in Worcester. 

Goldsmith has earned the following academic degrees: Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Worcester State University and a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Assumption College. She is a licensed mental health counselor. Goldsmith is a Harvard Business Review advisory council member and is a board member of the Massachusetts Association for Approved Private Schools, currently serving on its Executive Professional Development Group. Previously, she was a board member of the Association of Children’s Residential Center (ACRC) and the Wachusett Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc. 

Goldsmith is the recipient of the 2018 ACRC Fellow Award for her dedicated service and leadership within ACRC, and for her extraordinary contributions to the treatment of children in care.  

Nadyia Abbas, M.A., CAGS, LMHC, LADC-I
Assistant Executive Director

Bernadette Conneely, M.S.
Quality Improvement Director

Sheri Ann Mclean, Msc.
Community Administrator

Bonnie Byer, M.A.
Director of Admissions and Business Development

David Tivnan
Director of People Operations 

Ralph Natale
Director of Finance 

David Wahl
Director of Development and Strategic Planning 

Ellen Murphy, M.Ed.
Therapeutic Foster Care Administrator 

Jonathan Jacobson, M.D.
Director of Medical Services 

Rachel Schein, Psy.D. HSP
Director of Clinical Services and Internship Training 

Katherine Flynn, M.S.Ed.
Director of Education

Jennifer Darrell
Campus Administrator

Jennifer Cole
Executive Assistant