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Vicker V. DiGravio III New President & CEO of Riverside Community Care

Dedham, MA – Riverside Community Care, a nonprofit leader in behavioral healthcare and human services, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Vicker V. DiGravio III as President & CEO, effective July 1, 2024.

“On behalf of our Board of Directors, we are pleased to announce Vic as our next President & CEO, the third CEO in the organization’s long history,” said Joe Wadlinger, Board President. “In his three years as Riverside President, Vic has proven himself a respected leader with significant insight into the landscape of behavioral healthcare and human services. I know he will ably guide Riverside’s important and impactful work.”

Before coming to Riverside as President in 2021, DiGravio served for 12 years as President and CEO of the Association for Behavioral Healthcare of Massachusetts and then as Vice President for Strategy at eHana, a health information technology company. Earlier, he served as Chief of Staff to Massachusetts Senate Majority Leader Fred Berry.

DiGravio received a BA from Connecticut College and a master’s in public administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School. He serves as President of the Bridgton Academy Board of Trustees, sits on the board of the Association for Developmental Disabilities Providers and the Association for Behavioral Healthcare, and is the Co-chair of the advisory board at the Frederick E. Berry Institute of Politics at Salem State University.

Having worked side-by-side with retiring CEO Marsha Medalie for the past three years, DiGravio is well-versed in the role and ready to step up to lead as Riverside’s top executive. He was instrumental in developing and launching Riverside’s Community Behavioral Health Centers in Milford and Norwood – innovative new centers that provide a wide range of mental health and substance use services and treatment.

DiGravio noted, “We’re at a pivotal moment in our field, with many opportunities and challenges ahead. We continue to tear down barriers to care, but the need for services continues to be great. Because we are strong in spirit and commitment, I am confident that Riverside will meet those needs and continue to lead in the fields of behavioral healthcare and human services for years to come.”


Riverside Community Care ( makes a difference in the lives of individuals, families, and communities through innovative and compassionate behavioral healthcare and human services. A community-based non-profit organization serving more than 40,000 people a year across Massachusetts with 1,700 employees and an annual budget of $135 million, Riverside offers a wide range of mental healthcare, early childhood and youth programs, developmental and brain injury services, consulting, addiction treatment, trauma response, and more.



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