President & CEO
Kenneth W. Singer
Kenneth W. Singer holds a master’s degree in Human Services and a certificate of advanced graduate studies in Organizational Development from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He has been employed by Berkshire County Arc since 1980. He has served as Executive Director since 1994 and currently oversees a $29 million budget, 650 staff and a large number of services including residential, day, vocational, clinical and family support.
He is a past president of the Board of Directors of the Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers and a board member of the Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers. Singer is also a member of the National Council of Executives of The Arc. He has received awards including:
- "Richard A. Bond Executive Director of the Year Award" from the Mass Council of Human Service Providers
- “Outstanding Professional Achievement Award” from the National Council of Executives of The Arc
Singer is an associate of Your Personal Best: Workshops For Success, where he specializes in areas such as organizational change, residential services, program consultation and risk management.