Richard Nightingale, President & CEO

Rich Nightingale fell in love with Westhab when he began interning at the Coachman Family Center as a college student. Since joining Westhab’s staff in 2001, his front-line experiences at Westhab’s shelters, supportive housing programs, and youth centers have fueled his passion. He maintains a deep commitment for our mission and to the quality of Westhab’s housing and services.

Mr. Nightingale received his BA from Tufts University and his MSW from Fordham's Graduate School of Social Services. He has completed additional coursework in Real Estate Development and Finance at New York University and completed an executive program at Harvard Business School. He is an executive committee member of the Board of Directors of Nonprofit Westchester and serves on the College Council of SUNY Purchase.