As the executive director of the IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery, Marc Rattigan promotes positive team interactions to support exceptional patient care for IAFF Members. Marc comes from a long line of firefighters, including his father, uncle, and grandfather. A combat veteran with 21 years of service in the United States Army, Marc values teamwork and dedication to help people who are struggling with behavioral health and addiction.
Marc’s assignments and responsibilities in the Army behavioral health community included inpatient and outpatient services, substance abuse counseling, Master Resilience Training, sexual assault advocacy, and several epidemiological studies with high-risk populations. Marc’s Army career culminated as the chief of operations at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Marc holds a bachelor’s degree in emergency management from Thomas Edison State University and is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.