CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Beth Bixby was born and raised in Coventry, Rhode Island where she lives today with her husband Joe and two kids Callum and Enya. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from University of Rhode Island. She attended Syracuse University and received her Master’s Degree in Social Work. As a Licensed Social Worker, Beth began her career as a Substance Abuse Counselor and was a Clinician at South Shore Mental Health Center prior to accepting the position of Clinician at Tides Family Services in 2001. Over her 17 years at Tides Family Services Beth has held critical positions as Clinical Supervisor, Director of Home Based Therapeutic Services, Assistant Vice President, Senior Vice President of Treatment Programs and since 2015 she has been the Chief Operating Officer. Her proudest moment has been the design of the Preserving Families Network.
She is a member of the Executive Committee of RI Coalition for Children and Families, Past Co-Chair Membership Practice Committee, Co-Chair Workforce Development Committee and on the Planning Committee for the Lasallian National Heuther Conference. She received the NASW Robert S. Burgess Community Service Award in 2011, an award designated for someone who…. She has been a National Presenter at the Heuther Conference and is recognized in the Lasallian community as a Distinguished Lasallian Educator and has graduated from the Next Generation Lasallian Leaders Institute.
Beth’s appointment as the CEO of Tides makes her 1st woman CEO for a youth and family organization in District of Eastern North America, Brothers of the Christian Schools.