Joseph Frias Named President and Chief Executive Officer Of North Hill Communities, Inc.

Needham, MA-  The North Hill Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that it has selected Joseph A. Frias for the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of North Hill.  Mr. Frias will assume his new role on July 1, 2023, following the retirement of Ted Owens.

“The Board of Trustees is proud to welcome Joe Frias as our new CEO.  After an industry wide search, we are confident that he is the leader best suited to guide North Hill into the future.  We look forward to collaborating with Joe to create the optimal experience for our residents, team members and broader community.”    Susan Mellace, Chair – North Hill Board of Trustees

Mr. Frias is currently serving as Executive Director of North Hill.  He joined the organization  in 2017 and previously served as Administrator and Director of Health Care Services.

Prior to joining North Hill, Joe held various positions within the senior living industry at Brookhaven at Lexington, Genesis Health Care, and The German Centre for Extended Care.  He currently serves on the board of LeadingAge Massachusetts, an association of nonprofit aging services providers and other mission-driven organizations serving older adults.  Joe is a graduate of Framingham State University, and holds MBA and MHA degrees from Salve Regina University.

“My years in service to North Hill have been the most rewarding of my career,” said outgoing CEO, Ted Owens. “I’ve been humbled and inspired by the care, commitment and compassion the entire team at North Hill brings to their work every day.  Joe embodies that passion for the missionI leave knowing that he will lead with the values of providing the highest quality of care and most attentive customer service which distinguish North Hill.”  

“I am honored for the opportunity to lead our organization into and through the future,” said Joe. “North Hill’s history of excellence is rooted in upholding the traditions of community, wellness and healthy aging. I am deeply committed to continuing those traditions as we further enhance and elevate our high quality, innovative, and personalized senior living services. To be the missionary of our vision while contributing to the finest housing and care for seniors is a privilege that I take very seriously. I look very much forward to partnering with our Trustees, Team Members and Residents as we redefine what it means to be an older adult living in a retirement community.”