About Us

Child Advocates engages community volunteers and staff members to protect children who are victims of child abuse. We are their voices in court, ensuring all children thrive in a safe and secure home.

You can read more about our mission here.

Meet Our Team

We are passionate about our work with and on behalf of children. Meet our dedicated team.


Cynthia K. Booth, Esq.

Chief Executive Officer

Phyllis Armstrong, Esq.

Vice President of Program Operations

Felicia Brown

Chief Financial Officer

Cindy Dean, Esq.

Director of Family Crisis Advocacy Program

Jill English

Director of Interrupting Racism for Children

Carey Haley Wong, Esq.

Chief Legal Counsel

Chris Mundy

Chief Program Officer

Shun Radford, PHR

Chief Administrative and Human Resources Officer

Lacy Wooten

Director of Educational Liaison Program

Board of Directors

Tracy Betz

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Tom Sprague

Vice President
First Financial

Beth Bingman

Huntington National Bank

Katherine Malarsky

Katz Sapper & Miller LLP

Scott Duncan

Horizon Bank

Jaclyn Gessner

Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Monique Gordy

Alpha Kappa Alpha & Community Health Network

Rhonda Harper

Citizens Energy Group

Demetrice Hicks

Children's Bureau, Inc.

Heather Johll


Shelly Langona

RJE Business Interiors

Bryant Reed

UPS & Pacers Behavioral Services, LLC

Matzine Sanchez-Gutierrez

Prospanica Indianapolis

Advisory Board

Yvonne Shaheen

Retired, Long Electric

John Bruch

Katz Sapper & Miller LLP

John Corbin

Huntington National Bank

Jim Freeman

Retired, OneAmerica

Ron Gifford

RDG Strategies LLC

Greg Gotwald

Plews Shadley Racher & Braun

Jerry Hammond

Lewis Wagner LLP

Ontay Johnson

100 Black Men of Indianapolis

J. Miller


Tracy Betz

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Phil Terry

Monarch Beverages

Shannon Williams

The Mind Trust