Detroit Country Day Names Director of Advancement


Wendy Strip has been named director of advancement for Detroit Country Day School, an independent, non-denominational, college preparatory school.

Strip will be responsible for fundraising, alumni relations, marketing, and enrollment activities. Her previous experience includes serving as vice president of development and communications at the Alzheimer’s Association Great Michigan Chapter and director of development at the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit.

Strip, of Farmington Hills, has been significantly recognized for her community service work. She was awarded both the Farmington/Farmington Hills Optimist of the Year Award and the Greater West Bloomfield Business Leadership Award. A graduate of the county’s Leadership Oakland program and its Advanced Leadership Institute, she now serves on the organization’s board of directors. In addition, she is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeast Michigan.

Strip holds a bachelor’s degree from the American University’s School of International Service in Washington and a Master’s in public administration degree from University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.