Alfred J. Arcidi was born May 28th, 1957 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He is the oldest of his brothers, Philip and Michael. He grew up in North Andover, Massachusetts and attended Brooks School, Boston University and then graduated from Merrimack College with a BS in Business Management in 1984. Alfred, along with his brothers and father established the Whittier Health Network in 1982 and has been a key member in its growth and development as the Senior Vice President. Whittier provides the following services; acute rehabilitation, acute psychiatric, long term care, outpatient rehabilitation services and home care. The network currently employs 3,000 people. Alfred has worked with multiple charities including the Miami Project, and the Northeast Passage; he currently serves on the SIPP board (Save the Indoor Portsmouth Pool) that is currently engaged in a partnership with the City of Portsmouth New Hampshire that is being viewed nationally as a model to save indoor pools around the country. Alfred is a husband and a father of four; his eldest son is also a graduate of Merrimack College and has three children.