Crossroads School has appointed Mark Dumas, Ph.D., as their new President and CEO. Dr. Dumas will join Crossroads on February 3, 2020.
Dr. Dumas comes to the role of CEO and President with more than 20 years of service to individuals and families with a wide range of behavioral health needs including individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) through academic experience, consultation, practice, executive management, and public service. Most recently, he was at the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) in the Policy, Planning and Children’s Services Unit. Prior to his public service, Dr. Dumas spent 15 years as President and CEO of two state-wide community-based behavioral health organizations in Rhode Island. Both organizations were responsible for providing evidence-based intervention and treatment services for children, youth, and families with a wide range of behavioral health problems, including those with ASD. As a leader of a community-based organization, Dr. Dumas was honored by President George W. Bush with a Presidential Leadership award. He served on the faculty at Emory University School of Medicine and the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, and he was the recipient of two National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) postdoctoral fellowships, one at UMass Medical School and the other at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.
Dr. Dumas earned a B.S. from Worcester State College, an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Assumption College, and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology.
Phillip Petree and Sarah Herman led this search with Emily Buehrens McCarthy.
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