Tina Saadat graduated from Columbia College with a BS degree and major in Marketing and Management. She has been in the medical industry most of her career including 11 years in Navy medicine. Following Navy medicine she worked in stem cell transplant medicine as a technician and became the Customer Service Manager. Before joining CAI in June of 2015, she served 6 years as the Southeast Regional Manager for the National Marrow Donor Program. The organization downsized and CAI presented an opportunity for the Executive Director role.
Tina has played an active role in her own neighborhood community and served in various positions from Social Chair to President. Tina has been married to her husband, Jeff for 29+ years. She has 2 grown children, 1 son in law and a grand puppy. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, gourmet cooking and tennis.