Loyal Miles has worked in development and communications at CASES for more than 10 years, previously as the Chief Development & Communications Officer. He has supported and led fundraising activities contributing to significant organizational growth, including implementation of what is now the city’s largest pretrial services program, operating in the Manhattan courts; the Nathaniel Clinic, operating in Central Harlem as one of the only forensic-specialist Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) nationwide; and an array of community programs for youth and young adults, including employment, family, and mentoring services. Mr. Miles was previously the Director of Development at Teachers & Writers Collaborative, a literary arts education organization, and has served on grant review panels for the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and Brooklyn Arts Council. He holds a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing from Indiana University, where he began his development work by supporting a federally funded TRiO program for first-generation college students.