Spectrum for Living is pleased to announce that Christopher L. Perry has joined the organization as its next President/CEO.
Mr. Perry is an accomplished nonprofit executive with broad experience in all aspects of management for mission-driven nonprofit organizations. He is a results-oriented and decisive leader with a track record of implementing organizational improvements to maximize mission impact while increasing fundraised revenue and reducing costs. He most recently served as Executive Director for Ronald McDonald House Charities New York Tri-State Area, an organization that creates, finds and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and families. In addition to his wealth of nonprofit management experience, Mr. Perry is also a licensed attorney and formerly practiced as a civil defense litigator in Manhattan. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Skidmore College, a Juris Doctorate from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, and a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from the Milano School of International Affairs, Management & Urban Policy at The New School.
According to Spectrum’s Board Chair, Christine LaRocca, “We are very pleased that Christopher Perry has agreed to serve as Spectrum for Living’s next President/CEO. He is a dynamic, highly motivated and effective leader with a deep personal commitment to serving others, and he has the knowledge and experience to lead Spectrum into the future.”
“Spectrum for Living provides a comprehensive array of programs and services to persons with developmental disabilities at the highest quality standard,” said Mr. Perry. “I am both honored and deeply humbled to have been selected as the organization’s next President/CEO, and I very much look forward to joining the Spectrum for Living family and working with Spectrum’s Board, staff, and families to ensure the brightest outcomes for our clients.”