CEO of nonprofit Charlotte Works charged with assault on a female

Photo: Mecklenburg County Jail 

The president and CEO of a local Charlotte nonprofit organization has been arrested and charged with assault on a female, according to Mecklenburg County jail records. 

Patrick Graham, who is the CEO of Charlotte Works, was taken into custody on Friday, March 23. 

The 47-year-old was charged with assault on a female. 

So far, no word on the circumstances leading up to Graham's arrest. Charlotte Works released a statement to FOX 46 Charlotte as follows: 

"The Charlotte Works Board of Directors is aware of a complaint that was filed on Friday, March 23rd involving Patrick Graham. The Charlotte Works Board supports a thorough review of the matter and is monitoring the situation to evaluate any appropriate actions, as facts become known."