Matt Kudish, LMSW, is Senior Vice President of Caregiver Services at Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, New York City, Inc.

In this role, Matt is responsible for the organization’s programs and services for people living with dementia and everyone involved in their care, including the 24-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.

Recognized for his expertise and dedicated leadership in the field of geriatrics, Matt is the recipient of the 2012 Beatrice M. Goldberg Community Award by the West Side Inter-Agency Council for the Aging and the 2010 Emerging Social Work Leadership Award by the National Association of Social Workers, NYC Chapter.  He sits on the Board of Directors of the Helen Rehr Center for Social Work Practice and is a steering committee member of the NYC Elder Abuse Center.

Matt received his Master’s degree from Columbia University School of Social Work and has Post Master’s Certificates in Non-Profit Executive Leadership and Clinical Supervision from New York University’s School of Social Work.  Matt is currently an inaugural Fellow in the Strell Executive Leadership Fellows Program at Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.