ImageRaphael Holloway, MA, LPC – Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Raphael Holloway joined the Gateway Center as the  Chief Executive Officer in July of 2016.  Raphael is an accomplished leader with more than 20 years of experience in the social services arena specializing in behavioral health, corrections, housing, child welfare and public health sectors. In his professional career he has displayed a strong non-profit and state government business acumen and understands “how to change when change is hard.”  Raphael is a proven professional with expertise in motivating human resources and aligning multiple groups with divergent objectives and priorities towards a common goal.  He utilizes evidence based approaches, theories, and strategies that are necessary to develop an organizational culture that is successful, IAMCHANGED, innovative, and understanding of the benefits of collective impact. Raphael has displayed a desire to utilize a human centered approach in service design; maintain integrity and accountability in his business practices; and demonstrates strong initiative and exceptional skills in leading a company’s business.

A native of Toledo, OH, Raphael received his B.A. in Child and Family Services and M.A in Mental Health Counseling from Bowling Green State University.