Daybreak CEO Cheli Curran

Daybreak is proud to welcome Ms. Cheli Curran as its new CEO starting April 5.

Cheli Curran has been in non-profit leadership for over 20 years. Most recently Cheli was the CEO of Domestic Violence Project in Canton, Ohio and formerly the Director of the Child Advocacy Center in Stark County.

Cheli has an Associate’s Degree in Human Services and a Master’s Degree in Business. She’s worked in a wide range of Human Services arenas including behavioral health, child abuse, domestic violence, criminal justice, crisis sheltering, and solutions for homeless populations.

Cheli is coming to Daybreak from Canton with her husband and teenage daughter.

“I am honored to be selected for this position and excited to join Daybreak’s mission! I have seen first-hand how Daybreak changes the lives of young people and am certain that the passion we all share for this work will move us forward and keep us inspired to serve Dayton’s youth.”

Cheli replaces long-time CEO Linda Kramer upon her retirement.