Antonio (Tony) Valdés has been the Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Crisis Treatment Center (CCTC) for over twenty years. Tony is an passionate advocate for the mental and behavioral needs of Philadelphia’s children and their families. Under Tony’s leadership, CCTC has expanded sevenfold in number of employees, annual budget, and programming. He serves as the Board President of Concilio and is a member of the Board of Directors of The Scattergood Foundation, The Philadelphia Alliance (and former President of the Board), Dominicanos in the Delaware Valley, and the Oversight Board of Philadelphia Rebuild. Tony was previously the Director of Operations for Connections CSP in Delaware, and the Executive Director of the Child Psychiatry Center in North Philadelphia. Tony recently received the 2017 Bell of Hope Award from the Mental Health Partnerships. He received his MBA in Health and Medical Services Administration from Widener University and lives in Center City Philadelphia. He has two children: Andrew and Ana.