Robert RestucciaExecutive Director
In 2000 Robert Restuccia became the Executive Director of Community Catalyst. Under his direction, Community Catalyst has established an impressive track record working with low income communities and state and local partners to achieve health care reforms in more than 40 states. Robert has represented the interests of health consumers for over 20 years. He was a founder of Health Care For All and became its Executive Director in 1989. Under his leadership, it became one of the largest and most effective state consumer health care organizations in the country. He is an adjunct professor at the Boston University School of Public Health. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation, RealBenefits Inc, Health Care for All, and the Commonwealth Care Alliance.
Robert has been a recipient of numerous awards for his work in health care reform, including the Families USA Health Care Advocate of the Year Award and the Gail Douglas Award of Public Health Practice. Robert has a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Community Catalyst is a national non-profit advocacy organization working to build consumer participation in the health care system.