Chief Executive Officer
Matt Mantone has joined Britelife Recovery as our new Chief Executive Officer. Matt brings 15 years of leadership experience in both residential and outpatient substance abuse services.
Matt holds a bachelor’s in social work from Rutgers University and a master’s in social work from Fordham University. Matt also hold a LSW and LCADC from the state of New Jersey.
Matt’s professional experience includes leadership positions with New Hope Integrated Behavioral Healthcare in Marlboro NJ (142 beds), Pyramid Healthcare as a VP of Operations and Executive Director of Operations with Advanced Recovery Systems. Matt has been tasked with the operational oversight of multi-site locations including the development of new facilities throughout NJ and Pennsylvania.
Matt has served as a member of the NJ Opiate Task Force that helped develop initiatives to improve access and availability of treatment beds as well as an extensive expansion of MAT services throughout the state.
Matt believes in a servant leadership style which entails inspiring stakeholders, empowering employees, establishing foundational changes, and motivating people throughout an organization to want to be in service of others. He prides himself in creating a conducive recovery environment that promotes empathy and compassion for both our staff and consumers.