President and CEO
Mr. Stephen J. Kerrigan joined the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center as President and CEO on July 2, 2019. A native of Central Massachusetts, Mr. Kerrigan brings a strong background in organizational leadership, strategic planning and government relations to the position. A former aide for the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy, he also served as Chief of Staff for Attorney General Thomas F. Reilly, and as President and CEO of the 2012 Democratic National Convention and the Inaugural Committee for the 57th presidential Inauguration. Mr. Kerrigan is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, and was a Resident Fellow with the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Institute of Politics at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Throughout his expansive career working with Senator Kennedy’s office and the Office of the Attorney General, as well as through his volunteer efforts supporting military families, veteran services and women’s healthcare, Mr. Kerrigan has fought for health priorities that support the hard working families that Kennedy CHC serves. He continues to live his commitment to advancing equity.