The Henry Ford Development Team

Located in Detroit’s New Center area, our Henry Ford Development team follows a university model of fundraising. Centralized resources and services in the Henry Ford corporate office provide equal support to all areas of the health system, while gift officers representing specific areas of interest become integrated team members. Our Development team specializes in many areas, including:

  • Annual, major and planned giving
  • Donor services
  • Regional giving
  • Corporate partnerships
  • Foundation partnerships
  • Grant writing specialists
  • Special and community events
  • Research and alumni relations

Executive office

Peggy Burns
Senior Vice President & Chief Development Officer
Area(s) of Focus: Development Team Lead, Surgery
One Ford Place, 5B, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 876-9245
Cell: (734) 355-4366

Annual giving

Rebecca Sellers
Director, Corporate, Annual and External Relations
Area(s) of Focus: Team Lead Annual Giving, Employee Giving, Game on Cancer, Alumni Relations, Corporate Relations
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-7212
Cell: (248) 228-0228
Clark Dawood
Manager, Physician & Alumni Relations
Area(s) of Focus: Henry Ford Medical Group Alumni, Physician Giving
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 876-9871
Christina Johnson
Senior Development Officer
Area(s) of Focus: Game On Cancer Campaign, Corporate Partnerships
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 876-9228
David Gad-Harf
Director, Corporate Relations
Area(s) of Focus: Corporate Relations, Transplant Institute
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 876-9237
Cell: (313) 671-4662
Lynn Vogt
Coordinator, Game On Cancer
Area(s) of Focus: Game On Cancer Campaign
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-3994
Cell: (248) 840-9924
Callie Wilkinson
Specialist, Annual Giving
Area(s) of Focus: Online and Social Comunications
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-6138

Major gifts

Mary Jane Vogt
Vice President, Development
Area(s) of Focus: Major Gift Team Lead, Edith & Benson Ford Heart and Vascular Institute
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 876-8409
Cell: (313) 942-0828
Christine Forester
Senior Development Officer
Area(s) of Focus: Neuroscience Institute, Dermatology, Center for Integrative Medicine, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Cancer
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-7204
Cell: (313) 622-0586
Tina Lavinio-Mattinen
Chief Development Officer, Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals
Area(s) of Focus: Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals
15855 19 Mile, Clinton Township, MI 48308
Office: (586) 263-2968
Paige Peabody
Director, Planned Giving
Area(s) of Focus: Planned Giving, Henry Ford Medical Center - Cottage
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-6448
Cell: (313) 720-2940
Kevin Rourke
Development Manager, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 876-9227
Klementina Sula
Chief Development Officer, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
Area(s) of Focus: Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, Women's Health, Behavioral Services
6777 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Office: (248) 325-0832
ell: (810) 265-2511
Brenda Wehrli
Chief Development Officer, Henry Ford Cancer Institute
Area(s) of Focus: Henry Ford Cancer Institute
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 876-9229
Cell: (810) 845-4244
Maria Harrington
Development Manager
Area(s) of Focus: Ophthalmology, Orthopedics and Rheumatology
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-6417
Luke Sparkman
Manager, Development
Area(s) of Focus: Henry Ford West Bloomfield
6777 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Office: (248) 325-0269

Campaigns & strategic planning

Jennifer Harmon
Senior Director, Capital Campaigns & Special Projects
Area(s) of Focus: HFHS Campaign Planning, Stewardship Communications, Donor Recognition, Healing Art
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 876-9874
Cell: (248) 877-1462

Foundation relations

Michele Harrison Sears
Senior Director, Foundation Relations & New Revenue
Area(s) of Focus: Foundation Relations, Development Writing, Henry Ford Innovation Institute, Pediatrics
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-6046
Cell: (313) 443-2353
Hannah Maine
Grant Writer
Area(s) of Focus: Foundation Strategy, Grant Submission
Ashley Hunt
Development Specialist
Area(s) of Focus: Foundation Relations
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-4318

Operations

Tommy O'Flynn
Director, Donor Stewardship & Operations
Area(s) of Focus: Data Analytics, Reporting, Prospect Information & Strategy
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-4032

Donor Relations

Donna Brown
Manager, Donor Relations
Area(s) of Focus: Donor Services
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-6987
 
Jesse Battle
Coordinator, Concierge Program
Area(s) of Focus: Donor Services
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-9174

Project coordinators

Lisa Gafa
Special Projects Coordinator
Area(s) of Focus: Administrative Partner to Campaigns and Strategic Planning and Corporate, Annual and External Relations
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-4042
Kenisha King
Project Coordinator
Area(s) of Focus: Administrative Partner to Major Gifts
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 876-9258
Olyvia Brown
Administrative Partner
Area(s) of Focus: Gift Processing, Information Services and Donor Relations
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 876-1031
Deb Kaplan
Administrative Partner
Area(s) of Focus: Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
6777 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Office: (248) 325-3194

Gift processing

Jeri B. Griffin
Manager, Gift Administration
Area(s) of Focus: Gift Administration/Processing
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-9459
Jen King
Senior Gift Processing Specialist
Area(s) of Focus: Gift Administration/Processing
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 876-9868
Patricia Shumake
Gift Processing Specialist
Area(s) of Focus: Gift Administration/Processing
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office (313) 876-9867

Information services

Keena Cockrell
Research Development Specialist
Area(s) of Focus:Prospect Research, Strategy and Identification
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-6458
Cyntina Santos-Jones
Systems Analyst
Area(s) of Focus: Information Services
One Ford Place, 5A, Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 874-6197

Henry Ford Allegiance Foundation Team

Chad Noble
Foundation President
Area(s) of Focus: Henry Ford Allegiance Health, HFAH Foundation Relations
100 E. Michigan Ave, Ste 500, Jackson MI 49201
Office: (517) 205-6480 ext 6480
Dea Talmage
Senior Development Officer
Area(s) of Focus: HFAH Major Gifts, JOY Deployment, Product Development, Funding Initiatives, Campaign Planning, Donor Stewardship, Donor Communications, Donor Recognition, The Impact Partnership (TIP)
100 E. Michigan Ave, Ste 500, Jackson, MI 49201
Office: (517) 205-7538
Cell: (517) 795-3772
Jill Yehl
Annual Fund Officer
Area(s) of Focus: Employee Giving, Outside Fundraising Events, Corporate Sponsorships and Game on Cancer
100 E. Michigan Ave, Ste 500, Jackson MI 49201
Office: (517) 841-7457 ext. 7457
Janet Martin
Executive Coordinator
Area(s) of Focus: Administrative Partner to Chad Noble, Data Management
100 E. Michigan Ave, Ste 500, Jackson, MI 49201
Office: (517) 841-7427
Rebecca Schneider
Business Associate
Area(s) of Focus: Administration and Processing
100 E. Michigan Ave, Ste 500, Jackson MI 49201
Office: (517) 205-7508
Debbie Eccleton
Corporate Account Representative
Area(s) of Focus: Corporate Accounts
100 E. Michigan Ave, Ste 500, Jackson, MI 49201
Office: (517) 796-6481
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