Mayor Hieftje: Conversations on Economic Opportunity

In August, Paul Krutko, president and CEO of SPARK, sat down with Mayor John Hieftje to discuss economic opportunity in the Ann Arbor region. Mayor Hieftje assumed office in 2000, and has served as the city’s mayor ever since. The Mayor has led the city through a period of tremendous change, including the worst recession since the 1930s. Throughout their conversation, Paul and Mayor Hieftje discuss the significant challenges that have faced the... [Read More...]

Community Foundation Selects Ken Fischer for 2012 Mariam C. Noland Award for Nonprofit Leadership

DETROIT – The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced that Kenneth C. Fischer, president of the University Musical Society (UMS) of the University of Michigan, has been awarded the 2012 Mariam C. Noland Award for Nonprofit Leadership. Named after the Community Foundation’s first and current president, this second annual award recognizes a nonprofit president or CEO in southeast Michigan whose service exemplifies the importance of... [Read More...]