Hudson Promotes Rita Mecca to Chief Financial Officer

Jan 6, 2022News

Salisbury, Md. – January 6, 2022 – Hudson Behavioral Health has promoted Director of Accounting Rita Mecca to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Mecca joined the organization in 2021 and has a diverse accounting background spanning more than twenty years.

In her role as Chief Financial Officer, Mecca is responsible for overseeing the financial operations of Hudson Behavioral Health, including $10M in annual revenue, 100+ employees and 10 facilities throughout Maryland and Delaware.

“Rita has been effective and efficient as our Director of Accounting and has made a smooth transition, taking over as Chief Financial Officer,” said Leslie Brown, CEO of Hudson Behavioral Health. “As we continue to grow our presence on the Delmarva Peninsula, Rita will be a tremendous asset to our team.”

Mecca received her B.S. in Accounting from Marywood College in Scranton, PA, and later earned an M.B.A. from Salisbury University in 2003. She previously served as Controller of Tyson Foods in Berlin, MD and Airpax Corporation in Cambridge, MD, and most recently was a Senior Financial Analyst at Tidal Health. Mecca is a current member of IMA: The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals.

About Hudson Behavioral Health

Hudson Behavioral Health was founded in 1980 and is licensed to operate in both Maryland and Delaware. The nonprofit is accredited by The Joint Commission, receiving its Gold Seal of Approval. Learn more about Hudson’s innovative approach to recovery, behavioral health and wellness at Hudson Behavioral Health is an affiliate of Hudson Health Services, Inc.

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Hudson Behavioral Health was formed in 1980 (as Hudson Health Services, Inc.) to bring the first residential recovery program to the Eastern Shore. Today, thousands of patients later, we remain the leader in recovery programs and resources, with our staff of 100 committed to serving each patient as an individual.