Daniel Kubas-Meyer has dedicated his 30 year career to advocating for individuals struggling with behavioral health and homelessness issues. Formerly the Executive Director of Riverwood Mental Health Services in Warren, he became President and CEO of The Kent Center when it merged with Riverwood in June 2017 and was subsequently rebranded as Thrive Behavioral Health. Dan oversees the overall operational and strategic planning efforts and works to develop and strengthen community partnerships.
As CEO, Dan's overall goal is to effectively maneuver Thrive through the complex and evolving health care environment while providing services that are evidence-based and characterized by cultural sensitivity and the treatment of all with dignity and respect. Thrive strives to create an atmosphere that fosters the personal growth of clients and professional development of staff as we work towards being Rhode Island's preeminent provider and employer of choice.
Dan serves on numerous Boards of Directors and is a past-chair of the East Bay Chamber of Commerce and past-president of the First Unitarian Church of Providence. He has been a surveyor for the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) since 2006 and served as Adjunct Faculty at Roger Williams University from 2005 to 2011.
Dan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut and a Masters of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Hartford. He began his career as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines.
An avid tennis player, skier and hiker, Dan resides in Barrington with his wife Tanja Kubas-Meyer, who is Executive Director at Rhode Island Coalition for Children and Families. They have two children, Alec and Andrea, who are pursuing college and careers in New York City.
Daniel Kubas-Meyer, MA
President & CEO
Thrive Behavioral Health, Inc.
2756 Post Road, Ste. 104, Warwick, RI 02886
401.738.1338 Ext. 220 Fax: 401.738.6442