BOSTON, MA (JULY 26, 2021) - The Baker Center, a national leader in children’s mental health, named Richard Voccio, MBA to the role of Vice President of Finance. Voccio will be responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the organization and supporting the President and CEO, senior leadership, and the Board of Trustees to develop and implement financial management and oversight strategies across the organization. He brings a well-rounded financial executive leadership track record of supporting organizations by integrating a hands-on approach with a big picture strategic and entrepreneurial perspective.
Voccio has over 25 years of executive financial leadership experience in the nonprofit sector, most recently supporting the United Way network in greater Boston (United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley) and Providence, RI (United Way of Rhode Island). He also led a network of UW financial professionals to promote best practices for financial and operations for local United Ways and was a UW finance and operations instructor for new UW finance professionals. Prior to his work with United Way, Voccio served nine years as Chief Financial Officer for Newport County Chapter RIARC in Newport, RI, a nonprofit organization supporting over 350 adults and children with disabilities. Earlier in his career, Voccio worked in corporate auditing in manufacturing and insurance industries, and financial planning and analysis in pharmacy retail management.
Voccio has both a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and MBA with a concentration in Finance from Providence College. He is active in the greater Boston financial community as a member of the Treasurer’s Club of Boston, Financial Executives International (FEI) Boston Chapter, and regional board member for the Financial Executives Alliance (a First Republic Bank Affinity Group).
An Affiliate of Harvard Medical School, The Baker Center strives to improve the quality of children’s mental health by translating research into programs and services that change lives. For more than 100 years, The Baker Center has been instrumental in creating a continuum of care that supports children’s healthy development at the policy, systems, and practice levels. Research, direct programs and services, training, and advocacy make The Baker Center a preeminent voice and active resource on issues of children’s mental health.
THE BAKER CENTER: Improving care. Changing lives.