Education & Health Centers of America, Inc. was founded in 1978 with the purpose of treating addicted individuals and their affected families. The EHCA management team has been operating treatment and re-entry programs for difficult populations since the late 1960s, and has been working with correctional criminal justice populations since 1994. To enhance and ensure contractual compliance, accountability and consistency across all programs, all operations and clinical directors and deputies, as well as any key decision maker with regard to the day-to-day operations of each EHCA facility, are employees of Education & Health Centers of  America.

Dr. Robert Mackey

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Mackey is the Chief Executive Officer of Education & Health Centers of America and oversees EHCA to ensure quality and effective services are being provided.  As Chief Executive Officer he also meets regularly with the Board of Trustees and is involved in making policy decisions as well as operational decisions.


Dr. Mackey has over 40 years of experience in the field of treatment and is a licensed psychologist. He has served on several advisory boards for the State Superior and County Court systems in New Jersey for domestic violence. He has additional experience as a school psychologist for two major districts, and was a Program Director for community programs and substance abuse. Dr. Mackey is a U.S. Army veteran and has served on the Veterans Advisory Committee for Ocean County College.

Maria Carnevale

Chief Financial Officer

Maria Carnevale serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Education & Health Centers of America, Inc. and oversees all accounting and finance functions of the organization.  She has over 25 years of financial experience as part of the management team.  She has experience in both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations.


Ms. Carnevale's past work experience includes five years as a public accountant.  She obtained her BS degree in Accounting from Saint Peter's College and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Thomas Brady

Chief Compliance & Clinical Officer

Tom Brady is the Chief Compliance & Clinical Officer of Education & Health Centers of America, responsible for quality management of the contract implementation of the company including ACA accreditation as well as Federal, State, County and local regulations. He is also responsible for the coordination of subcontractor services and EHCA management teams, which he provides through leadership, direction, and administration of EHCA Administrators at each contracted site.


Tom Brady is an accomplished executive with over twenty five years of senior leadership experience in both the public and private sectors, working in a variety of healthcare and community corrections settings. He has a proven record of planning, developing, implementing, directing and expanding programs that provide quality cost-efective care. Mr. Brady is experienced in ACA certification and JCAHO accreditation, contract/grant procurement, network development, budget management and building strong employee/customer/community relations.

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