Matt Kudish

Matt Kudish is the Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City (NAMI-NYC), the largest affiliate of NAMI. NAMI-NYC helps families and individuals affected by mental illness build better lives through education, support, and advocacy.

Prior to joining NAMI NYC, Matt was the Senior Vice President of Caregiver Services at CaringKind – The Heart of Alzheimer’s Caregiving. Recognized for his expertise and dedicated leadership in the field of geriatrics, Matt is the recipient of the Emerging Social Work Leadership Award by the National Association of Social Workers, NYC Chapter and the Beatrice M. Goldberg Community Award by the West Side Inter-Agency Council for the Aging. Matt was also included in City & State New York’s 2019 Health Care Power 50.

Matt received his Master’s in Social Work from Columbia University and his Master’s in Public Administration from New York University.