ACR Health Proudly Appoints new Chief Finance Officer and Director of Development & Community Engagement

Nirav Patel has been promoted to Chief Finance Officer for ACR Health. Nirav has served as the Interim Chief Finance Officer since January 2023 and has over 15 years of experience in accounting including in the areas of budgeting and forecasting, contract management, financial reporting, payroll, and developing fiscal policies and procedures.

Nirav holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and previously worked for Samp Inc., before joining the ACR Health team. During his time with ACR Health, Nirav has demonstrated his commitment to our mission, vision, and team. We are thrilled for the leadership and expertise Nirav will bring to this role.


In June 2023, Katherine Lowe joined ACR Health as the Director of Development and Community Engagement. In this role, Katherine oversees the organization’s fundraising and outreach efforts throughout its nine-county service area. Katherine returns to fundraising after a 10-year hiatus in which she became a chef focusing on senior nutrition and a restaurant owner.

Before her venture into the culinary field, Katherine enjoyed a successful 15-year career in fundraising, public relations and non-profit management in Syracuse, NY and Washington, DC area, working for organizations such as Capital Hospice and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded Last Acts Partnership.

Katherine hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Wells College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel, Resort and Tourism Management from Paul Smith’s College.