Marcia Fowler

Marcia Fowler is the former commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health and currently serves as the CEO of Bournewood Health Systems outside of Boston. A lawyer and a clinician, Fowler is a committed advocate for adults, children, adolescents, and families whose lives are affected by serious mental illness, emotional disturbance, and substance use conditions.

Jim Dredge


Jim Dredge

Jim Dredge, Executive Chairman of the Board for Alita Care/Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, is a proven leader who has extensive experience growing several successful behavioral healthcare companies. His vast experience in the education and therapeutic services sectors will benefit TMI as we grow and evolve.

Bessel van der Kolk


Bessel van der Kolk

Bessel van der Kolk is a clinician, researcher, and teacher in the arena of post-traumatic stress. Dr. van der Kolk is founder and medical director of the Trauma Center in Brookline, Massachusetts and past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. A professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine, he is also the author of the New York Times bestseller The Body Keeps The Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Treatment of Trauma.

Patty Evans


Patty Evans

Patty Evans has spent more than 30 years developing and implementing integrated sales and marketing in the behavioral healthcare industry. She has a great aptitude as a leader with tremendous skill in building relationships and understanding the complexities of the industry.  Above all, it is her personal desire to be of service and make a difference in other people’s lives.

Sean Walsh


Sean Walsh

Sean Walsh has spent over 20 years working to give back and help people heal, including in CEO and COO positions for several treatment programs. Prior to his executive leadership roles he worked in several clinical service and leadership positions, including launching two successful programs specifically designed to meet the unique needs of young adults.

George Maney


George Maney

George Maney is a multi-dimensional executive with extensive experience in finance, operations, and business development. He is a compassionate, proactive leader building strategic partnerships and lasting business relationships within the behavioral healthcare field.

Carrie Steffensen


Carrie Steffensen

Carrie Steffensen has held numerous leadership positions in the behavioral healthcare field, including in business development and managing national and international conferences. She has worked extensively with industry thought leaders, clinicians, and alumni from various programs and is inspired by the opportunity to bring together this network and grow the collective impact of The Meadows Institute.