Muskegon, Michigan

President/CEO, Community Foundation for Muskegon County (CFFMC),

The Organization

Established in 1966, the Community Foundation for Muskegon County (CFFMC), collaborates with donors, grantees, advisors and individuals to identify issues that are vital to the success of the community and region. By bringing people together around a common mission and creating links between resources and the community’s vision for the future, CFFMC helps to ensure that its communities remain strong.

Position Overview

The incoming President/CEO will inherit a strong, creative organization that is poised to enter a new era of activity and engagement with the community.  As part of the Community Foundation’s 2016 Strategic Plan, the Board of Trustees charted a bold course that is now guiding its community engagement, leadership and grantmaking priorities.  Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the President/CEO is responsible for the overall day-to-day leadership of the Foundations. Priorities of this position focus on delivering the highest quality donor services while safeguarding the financial sustainability of the organization through prudent business practices.

We seek a leader who demonstrates a strong ability to raise community awareness of and to clearly articulate the innovative message of vision and direction of the Community Foundation for Muskegon County.

The qualified candidate must demonstrate success in reaching out to the community, participating with people of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds and building rapport with those who have varying viewpoints and perceptions.  High integrity and sound judgment are essential to success in this role.  While a familiarity of the region and of Michigan is a plus, it is not a requirement.  However, the ability to quickly understand the resources of the region and assimilate into the culture is a necessity.

Career experience in a top leadership position in a community foundation is highly desirable.  However, an understanding of the community foundation’s organizational and financial model is expected. The ideal candidate will show a high level of participation in the life of the community in which he or she works by virtue of civic involvement, public service, volunteerism and club or social activities.  A Bachelor’s degree is required.

How To Apply

All applications are being received exclusively by Kittleman & Associates, LLC. Submit a letter of introduction and a current resume at

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