Dennis Howie has been named director of development at Rose Hill Center, a psychiatric treatment and rehabilitation facility in Holly.
“Bringing Dennis on to the Rose Hill Center team is exciting as his wealth of experience in development in the nonprofit sector is a perfect match for his new role,” says Dan Kelly, chairman and interim president and CEO of the center.
Howie will manage all aspects of fundraising strategy, including developing and nurturing relationships with donors, donor prospects, foundations, and corporations. He will also work with the leadership team and board of directors on the overall direction of strategies and programs to positively impact giving and fundraising during special events.
“Dennis truly believes in our mission and is a wonderful fit for our team,” says Kelly. “He has both the perfect personality and skillset to collaborate with community leaders to best advance our fundraising efforts.”
Howie also currently serves as board president of the All Saints Literacy Center in Southwest Detroit and is a mentor for the Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeast Michigan. He is also a co-chair for the Multi-Lakes Conservation Association.
Howie previously worked at Marygrove College as vice president for institutional advancement. Prior to that, he was senior associate vice president of advancement at Lawrence Technological University.
Howie earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Michigan State University.
Rose Hill Center offers a range of programs for adults with serious mental illness and was established in 1992.