Since 1997, Christine Patel has worked for the Hamilton County Public Defender Office where she currently serves as a drug court supervisor. In this role, she provides legal advice, representation and guidance to clients assigned to drug court and other specialized dockets.
Scott brings over 20 years of non-profit management and fundraising leadership to the Board. He is the President and CEO of Ignite Philanthropy. He was also the founder of the fundraising consulting firm Lewis & Clark Co., which acquired Ignite in 2016.
Tom Synan has been a board member at CAT since 2017. He is employed by Newtown Police and Hamilton Country Heroin Coalition where he is the Chief and Co-Chair of Interdiction.
Joe Tomain has been employed with the University of Cincinnati College of Law since 1983. He currently serves as the dean emeritus and the Wilbert & Helen Ziegler professor of Law.
Josh offers the Board broad competencies in all phases of general accounting, financial reporting, capital assets, fraud prevention and more. He is a staff accountant at Mercy Health Systems.