Kevin Salera joined The Arc of Opportunity in North Central Massachusetts in July 2019 as the Chief Operating Officer. Kevin brings 25 years of experience in non-profit management and human services programming. Kevin has a Masters in Public Administration from Clark University and a B.A. in Psychology/Criminal Justice with a minor in Fine Arts from Stonehill College.
Prior to joining The Arc of Opportunity, Kevin was Chief Operating Officer for The Arc of Bristol County where he focused on the development and growth of new programs both in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He was able to establish several new residential homes serving individuals living with intellectual disabilities and acquired brain injury in addition to day habilitation programs, self-directed services, and employment services. Kevin has also held several leadership positions with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and HMEA, Inc. as the Director of Employment Services. Kevin has infused his creativity within every role he holds and has developed many initiatives such as Revive Artistry, a farm to table café, horticultural programs, assistive technology partnerships, and various social entrepreneurships, which illustrates his artistic talents. Kevin has been a longtime resident of Douglas, MA where he lives with his wife, two daughters and several pets.