Bart Charlow, LMFT has been Chief Executive Officer of Samaritan House since 2014. Bart is a seasoned CEO, who has managed nonprofit, health care and human services organizations, and is a Licensed Family Therapist.
His career spans diverse fields, including business administration, education, research, audio-visual media and information technology.
In 44 years as a Bay Area executive, he has led regional nonprofits: Easter Seals Bay Area, Adult & Child Guidance Center, Silicon Valley FACES, Peninsula Volunteers and Peninsula Volunteer Properties, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and more. He has also been an Instructor for the Joint Commission, St. Mary’s College and Notre Dame de Namur.
Bart has served on numerous boards and commissions and has been awarded for his Interfaith work. He holds an M.A. in Counseling and a B.A. in Anthropology/Sociology from Wake Forest University.
Bart has been widely featured on local TV, radio, and in print. He has been quoted nationally in Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal, and has appeared on the NBC Today Show.
Bart and his wife, Nancy, raised their 3 children in Foster City.