Deborah Ritcey, MPA/HA
Joined Granite State Independent Living in 2017 as a member of the board of directors, serving 2 ½ years prior to her appointment as CEO in July of 2019.
Deborah has over 30 years’ experience working with and raising a son with disabilities and has dedicated her career to improving the lives of those often left behind.
Early in her Career, Deborah started volunteering with local state and national nonprofit organizations, to educate folks on living with a loved one with a disability. Additionally, she also assisted families with advocating for their child’s right to an education.
During her career tenure in the healthcare industry, Deborah has worked in the Medicare and Medicaid space, improving the lives of those recipients. Deborah has a keen sense of what is needed for those living with a disability, to live as independently as possible, regardless of their abilities.
While at Granite State Independent Living, Deborah is looking forward to improving the lives of folks using services with Granite State Independent Living. Additionally, she is excited to bring new opportunities to grow the business while maintaining the mission of promoting quality of life with independence for people living with a disability and seniors.
Deborah resides in Derry, NH with her husband Doug, her son Nicholas, the memory of her son Matthew, three dogs and a cat.