Chief Executive Officer
The former Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Marcia Fowler serves as the CEO of Bournewood Health Systems. She has extensive expertise in clinical programs, human service management, and budget experience in both the public and private sectors, including more than 18 years of service with the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. A lawyer and a clinician, Marcia is a dedicated advocate for adults, children, adolescents, and families whose lives are affected by serious mental illness, emotional disturbance, and substance use conditions. Her work in the human services sector reaches across many disciplines and includes experience in direct care and supervisory roles with agencies and organizations such as the Department of Developmental Disabilities, Fernald State School, New England Home for Little Wanderers, Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries, the Foundation for Children with AIDS, and Polaris Healthcare Services.