Joe Primo

Chief Executive Officer
Good Grief

Joe Primo is the CEO of Good Grief and a leading voice on grief, mourning, and building resilience in children, families, and communities in the face of loss and adversity.

An international speaker, author, and commentator, Joe serves on the board of Option B at the Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg Family Foundation.  He is the author of “What Do We Tell the Children? Talking to Kids About Death and Dying,” Abingdon Press. Primo has served as an international spokesperson for the Funeral Service Foundation’s Youth & Funerals Initiative and is a past president of the National Alliance for Grieving Children

Joe received his Master of Divinity degree from Yale University, where he concentrated in end-of-life care.  He later served as a hospice Chaplain at both The Connecticut Hospice and The Hospice of Southeastern Connecticut.

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