Advisors

The Children’s Foundation Advisors support the Foundation’s various committees, advising on topics including finances, investments, fundraising and marketing, grants and governance.

Terry Gardner

CFO/COO, Michigan Health Endowment Fund


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Gretchen Holloway

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ITC Holdings Corp.


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Marina Houghton

President of Houghton Consulting, PLC


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Brian Marshall

Senior VP and Commercial Region Manager, Huntington


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Amy Perlman

V. P. & Controller, ITC Holdings Corp


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Dr. Seetha Shankaran

Children’s Hospital of Michigan


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Leaders for Kids

Leaders for Kids is an advisory board created to support the charitable work of The Children’s Foundation. This organization of emerging leaders from southeast Michigan is passionate about the health and wellness of children in the region.

Samuel Ashley

Vice-President, Cunningham-Limp Development Company


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Renee Lossia-Acho

Owner, Renee Lossia Acho Real Estate Group - KW Domain


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Tom Berman

President and CEO, Nano Magic


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Gregory Bockart

Executive Managing Director, Savills


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Kathleen Borschke

Vice President, Strategic Accounts, iMBranded


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Derek Dickow

Keynote Speaker & Executive Coach


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Jordan Dizik

Attorney, The Dizik Law Firm, PLLC


Victoria Evans

Key Account Manager, Shell


Milan Gandhi

Vice President, Med-Share, Inc.


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Nick Garippa

Senior Associate, Capital Markets, and Compliance, Merrill Corporation


Michael George

President and Associate Broker, GeorgeCo


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Cassandra Ginopolis

RN, BSN, Henry Ford Health System, West Bloomfield Hospital Intensive Care Unit


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Richard Haddad

Executive Vice President, Business Affairs & General Counsel, Pistons Sports & Entertainment


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Monica Holmes


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Steve Jbara

Owner and Director, Grand Rapids Gold and Jekyll & Hyde Advertising


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Matthew Johnston

Global Real Estate Director, TI Fluid Systems


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Nolan McNulty

Manager, Strategic Growth at Root Inc.


Victoria Morin

Managing Owner, Cryospa Detroit


Eric Porrit

Director of Business Development, Office Furniture Solutions


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Kayla Varcoe-Berman

VP of Marketing, Blue Wheel


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Nick Weise

Principle, Rightsize Facility


Ethan Weisman

Business Development Manager, General Development Company


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Legacy Members

Ajay Chawla


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Peter Ginopolis


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Lorron James


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Planned Giving Advisor Council

Astrid Braeuer

Private Client Services - BDO, Partner


James F. Carr, Jr.


Jon Colman

Attorney, Barron, Rosenberg, Mayoras & Mayoras


Joseph DiMauro

Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.


Dan Maidlow

Client Advisor, J.P. Morgan, Vice President


Matt Friedman

Co-Founder, Tanner Friedman


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Noah Robinson

Estate Planning Strategies, Wells Fargo Advisors


Mark Smith

Chief Marketing Officer, Northwestern Mutual Troy


David Thoms

Of Counsel, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP


Stephen Trudeau

Wealth Management, Trudeau Wealth Management, Sr. VP


Brendan Walsh

President and Managing Partner, Catalyst Solutions Group


Brian Young