Andrew Armstrong

Andrew Co-founded NADI and is involved in helping people with disabilities gain greater independence  through the use of highly skilled service dogs, with a focus on returning members of our Armed Forces. Andrew and his service dog Smitty, have spent countless hours volunteering with children who read to his god. Andrew has witnessed the impact of a dog reading program and is excited to introduce National Assistance dogs in a reading program.

Patrick Armstrong
 -Vice President

Patrick Armstrong is a partner at Canal Partners. In his role, Mr. Armstrong is responsible for evaluating potential investments. He performs industry and financial analysis through due diligence. As well as providing support for internal operations and portfolio companies. Mr. Armstrong is Vice President and Co-Founder of JDA Investments (US), Inc.  Mr. Armstrong works with both the Armstrong Family Foundation and Kiita Foundation. He serves on the selection committee of Arizona Tech Investors, is a member of Social Venture Partners of Arizona, serving as Vice-Chair on the Board of Directors, as well Mr. Armstrong serves on the board of directors for the Rancho Feliz Charitable Organization. In Addition he serves as the Board Chair for SEED SPOT. Along with his wife, Amy Armstrong, serves on the Grant Committee for Next Generation Philanthropists. Mr Armstrong earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Alison Armstrong-Silver
 -Board Member

Alison Started as a Service Learning Tutor, and leadership intern at the South Mountain Salvation Army while studying at ASU. Alison has a B.A. in Elementary Education and a M.A.E in Curriculum and Instruction from Arizona State University. Allison has twins born prematurely, opening a door for her career in education with a focus on early childhood intervention.

Dr. John F. Prater, D.O.
-Staff Psyciatrist
-Board Member

Dr. Prater has extensive professional experience starting in the United States Navy, Hospital Corpsman, First Marine Air Wing.

Dr. Le Ann Kelley
-Medical Director
-Principal Investigator, NoesisPharma, LLC