Katie Salvatore,

Executive Director, Melmark New England

Katherine “Katie” Salvatore is a Masters level, Board Certified Behavior Analyst currently pursuing her a Ph.D. in Psychology with a specialization in behavior analysis at Capella University. Katie has over 20 years of experience working in the field of children’s day, adult residential, public special education, and multi-state insurance-based autism services.


In her role as Executive Director of Melmark New England, Katie supports Melmark’s CEO, CCO and COO through committees and activities, and assumes responsibility for policy development, quality assurance, risk management, regulatory compliance, fiscal integrity, and excellence in care and delivery of all programmatic services throughout Melmark New England.


She earned her Master of Education at the University of Massachusetts Boston, has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2011 and is licensed as both a behavior analyst and special education administrator in Massachusetts.