Fran, an accomplished CEO with over 40 years of leadership and consulting experience in behavioral health and health care systems, is responsible for managing and driving the strategic development of TaraVista and MiraVista Behavioral Health Centers. Within a brief span of time, TaraVista and MiraVista have emerged as leading providers of psychiatric and substance use care in Central and Western Massachusetts. As CEO, Fran is charged with expanding our network of care and enhancing existing services and resources to better serve our communities.
Before joining TaraVista and MiraVista, Fran served as the CEO of New Season, a leading provider of specialized quality care for Opioid Use Disorder, with more than 80 addiction treatment centers nationwide. Prior to that, Fran was CEO of Meridian Behavioral Health, a national mental health and substance use provider with over 17 facilities. He has worked extensively with addiction and psychiatric programs across all age spans and modalities of treatment. His passion for healthcare stems from his service as a Medical Services Corps Officer in the United States Air Force, where he attained the rank of Captain.
Fran is highly regarded for his commitment and philanthropic support for children’s health, and throughout his career has been a tireless advocate for mental health parity and expanding access to behavioral health treatment.