Michael D. Haggerty, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Haggerty’s career in human services spans more than 40 years. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer at Allies, Inc.

Formerly he served as Senior Vice President of Program Development and Compliance at Woods. His career at Woods began 32 years ago when he served as a residential director.  Mr. Haggerty was instrumental in the creation of three new programs at Woods that include Crestwood for adolescents with emotional disorders, and Woodlands for children with behavioral challenges.  He served as Administrator of those programs and was instrumental in the development of START, Woods’ Short-Term Autism Residential Treatment program.

He has also led special projects for Woods Services and partnership development around new, emerging and transformational business opportunities.  Prior to beginning his career at Woods, Mr. Haggerty worked at The Woodhaven Center and Community Interactions of Bucks County.

Mr. Haggerty has experience in strategic planning, developing and operating programs for youth and adults with intellectual disabilities and emotional and behavioral challenges, as well as licensing and accreditation, and leadership training and development. He holds a degree from Hahnemann University in Mental Health Technology and a Master’s from LaSalle in Nonprofit Leadership.