Matt Kudish, LMSW, is Senior Vice President of Caregiver Services at Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, New York City, Inc. He oversees programs and services for people living with dementia and everyone involved in their care, including the twenty-four-hour Helpline, social work services, support groups, education programs, and training initiatives. He also oversees the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Early Stage Center, which provides programs and support to persons with dementia and their care partners. He is an inaugural Fellow in the Strell Executive Leadership Fellows Program at Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.
Mr. Kudish received the 2012 Beatrice M. Goldberg Community Award from the West Side Inter-Agency Council for the Aging, and the 2010 Emerging Social Work Leadership Award from the National Association of Social Workers, NYC Chapter. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Helen Rehr Center for Social Work Practice, and on the steering committee of the NYC Elder Abuse Center. Mr. Kudish holds a master’s degree from the Columbia School of Social Work, and post master’s certificates in Non-Profit Executive Leadership and Clinical Supervision from New York University School of Social Work.