“The secret of change is to focus all your energy, not on the fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates
Cynthia K. Rowell
Prior to joining the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, Cindy served as manager of donor stewardship with the Children’s Hospital of Michigan where she worked with executive and medical leadership teams at the hospital to ensure donor intent was honored and shared stories of philanthropic impact with contributors. Cindy invested 25 years of her career in Children’s Hospital holding a variety of positions in development, including major gifts officer where she worked with donors to identify the intersection between their interests and the hospital’s philanthropic opportunities. Cindy and a wonderful team of development colleagues worked together to raise millions of dollars to support a capital campaign, secure medical equipment, create endowments earmarked for pediatric medical research, enrich pediatric programs and establish endowed chairs in partnership with Wayne State University’s Medical School. Cindy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Michigan.