Lesli Suggs
President and Chief Executive Officer

Lesli Suggs, LICSW, is President and CEO of The Home for Little Wanderers. She joined The Home in January 2011 as Senior Director of Community Based and Behavioral Health Programs and then became the Vice President for Program Operations. She assumed her new role as President and CEO in January 2018. Lesli oversees more than 750 employees, who together are responsible for all of The Home’s programs, ensuring that we make a positive impact on the lives of some of Massachusetts’ most vulnerable children and families.

Lesli brings with her a background of extensive experience in child welfare and behavioral health, focusing on: residential & special education; adoption & foster care; community mental health; sexual abuse; and trauma. She received her Bachelor’s in Social Work from Texas Christian University and later graduated from Simmons College with a Master’s in Social Work. Before joining The Home, Lesli served as Vice President of Program for Communities for People in Boston and Assistant Vice President at Health and Education Services on the North Shore.

Interview with Lesli Suggs, LICSW - January 2018

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