Forgotten Harvest Names Chief Development Officer


DETROIT — Melinda Conway Callahan has been named chief development officer of Forgotten Harvest, Metro Detroit’s only food rescue agency.

Callahan most recently served as the president of the Crittenton Foundation, where she was responsible for creating a philanthropy program for a 290-bed community hospital and oversaw a $20 million capital campaign to expand Crittenton Hospital Medical Center.

She has also served as the president of Presbyterian Villages of Michigan Foundation, executive director of the Rochester Community Schools Foundation, vice president of development, public affairs, marketing and planning at the Michigan Health Care Corporation, and development positions at the Detroit Medical Center.

A resident of Rochester Hills, Callahan serves on the board of directors of Grantmakers in Aging, Meadowbrook Theater, and the Rochester Community Schools Foundation. She is a graduate of Leadership Oakland VI, Leadership Detroit XXIX and INFORUM Executive Leadership.

Callahan holds a Bachelor of Science from Michigan State University and a master of public administration from Oakland University.