Southeast Michigan American Heart Association Welcomes Executive Director to Team


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Southeast Michigan American Heart Association metro executive director Laura Vaughn

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The Southeast Michigan American Heart Association has named Laura Vaughn as its new metro executive director.

With more than 30 years of nonprofit experience, Vaughn has success building and growing fundraising programs for large-scale community-based organizations. Her most recent work was with the American Cancer Society, where she secured $2.1 million, executed 21 community fundraising events, and mobilized more than 600 volunteers.

“I am thrilled to have joined the American Heart Association because I am passionate about the life-saving work of this great organization.  I am looking forward to working with the talented and committed staff, board of directors, and volunteers,” says Vaughn. “In addition, I am excited about engaging new community leaders, families, and corporations in order to improve the lives of all metro Detroiters.”

Vaughn’s fundraising background spans 15 years.

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