HopeTree Care Administrative Team
Darrell Wayne Brewer
Darrell is our remaining original Founder and serves as our CFO. He is responsible for the day to day executive function of our agency. As Chief Financial Officer he is also responsible for controllership duties, treasury duties, and the economic forecast of the company.
Darrell began his career as a firefighter over 21 years ago. He retired from the fire service in February of 2014. He was selected to become one of the first members of the Hamilton County Urban Search and Rescue Task Force. He has taught at the adult education level for both Fire and EMS topics. Darrell has been the recipient of the “Unit Citation” award for bravery for his part in the rescue of a drowning child and received the Chamber Fire Service Award for his efforts while serving as the Fire Prevention Officer.
Darrell has been a business owner since 2006 and is married to our CEO Christy Brewer. He has five children and enjoys music and loves to play golf.
Charles Eugene Callen
Gene, as he likes to be called, recently joined the ownership group of HopeTree Care. He is the Chief Operations Officer and serves as our Human Resource Director. Gene has been an integral part in the development of our company, staff, and philosophies.
Gene is a graduate of the Ohio Fire Academy Class of 2003. After graduation Gene ultimately chose a different career path. Gene has formerly served as the Human Resource Director for another company Darrell operated.
Gene has been married since 1995 and has four children. He enjoys watching and playing basketball, golfing, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Christy Renea Brewer
Christy was appointed our CEO in late 2014. Her primary duties will include working with the Kevin M. Kane Training and Education Center and the Supported Living Individual Development Education (SLIDE) Program sponsored by Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities (BCDDS).
Christy has had a ten year career in Education. For the last eight years she has worked with the special needs population in Education; five of which have been in Educational Administration. She has worked with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, ADHD, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Intellectual Disabilities.
She is a 2004 graduate of Northern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education. Christy received her Masters of Arts Degree from the College of Mount St. Joseph in August of 2013. She has completed graduate level course work in Special Education and is a Licensed Principle in the state of Ohio.
Christy is married to Founder Darrell W. Brewer. She enjoys teaching, reading, and the outdoors.
Colin James Bogart
Colin has been a member of HopeTree Cares ownership group since June of 2013. He has been a Firefighter for 5 years and is currently attending the University of Cincinnati Paramedic Program and is working on an Associate’s Degree in Emergency Medical Services.
Colin is a 2010 Graduate of Cincinnati State Technical and Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science. He earned his Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice in 2013 from the University of Cincinnati.
Colin also works in his father’s woodworking business and previously coached Boys High School Soccer for six years. He enjoys playing soccer and relaxing on the golf course. He is a Certified Scuba Diver and enjoys water activities.