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Advancing Macomb hires Anton Art Center director

Posted January 10, 2024

Mount Clemens-Clinton-Harrison Journal | Published January 9, 2024 MOUNT CLEMENS — About a quarter of a mile separates the Anton Art Center from Advancing Macomb’s offices in Mount Clemens. The short walk down Macomb Place only takes a few minutes at a solid clip, but few people’s trips match the magnitude of Phil Gilchrist’s. The executive director of the Anton Art Center for eight years, Gilchrist has traded his spot at one nonprofit for another to become the executive director of Advancing Macomb.

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Phil Gilchrist New Executive Director of Advancing Macomb

Posted January 4, 2024

DBusiness - January 3, 2024 - Phil Gilchrist has been named as executive director of Advancing Macomb, a 501(c)(3) that works to solve community challenges faced by Macomb County residents. In his new role, Gilchrist will lead all aspects of Advancing Macomb, including program oversight, financial administration, strategic planning and execution, marketing, and public relations.

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Outgoing Art Center director to head up Advancing Macomb

Posted December 13, 2023

Macomb Daily - December 13, 2023 - "One group’s loss is another group’s gain. Evident by the turn of events over the weekend, including Sunday’s announcement that Phil Gilchrist, who headed the Anton Art Center for the past eight years was leaving to pursue new endeavors, which includes becoming Advancing Macomb’s new executive director. "There are tremendous opportunities for Advancing Macomb to grow and strengthen its nonprofit capacity building and community development efforts,” said Gilchrist. “I am excited to lead Advancing Macomb into this next chapter.”"

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Advancing Macomb Names Phil Gilchrist as Executive Director

Posted December 12, 2023

Accomplished Nonprofit Executive to Lead Advancing Macomb’s Next Chapter. Advancing Macomb has named long-serving nonprofit executive Phil Gilchrist as its new executive director. In his new role, Gilchrist will lead all aspects of Advancing Macomb, including program oversight, financial administration, strategic planning and execution, marketing and public relations.

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Local Leaders Gather for Advancing Macomb’s 7th Annual Summer Soirée

Posted September 13, 2023

Over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, business, civic and nonprofit leaders gathered to network and celebrate Advancing Macomb's recent accomplishments at the 7th annual Summer Soirée. The event was hosted by board member Jodi Switalski and took place at the Switalski Law offices in downtown Mount Clemens.

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Advancing Macomb in Mt. Clemens Names Six New Board Members

Posted February 21, 2023

DBusiness, February 20, 2023 - Advancing Macomb...announced six new members to its board of directors. The new board members are Megan McCandlish, John McGrath, Jonathon O’Hara, Max Schuster, Jeff Simek, and Ellen Wood.

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Advancing Macomb names six new members to its board of directors

Posted February 3, 2023

Macomb Daily - Advancing Macomb’s board of directors has six new members supporting the nonprofit’s mission to solve community challenges and enrich the lives of Macomb County residents. The new members are Megan McCandlish, John McGrath, Jonathon O’Hara, Max Schuster, Jeff Simek, and Ellen Wood.

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Press Release

Advancing Macomb Names Six New Members to Board of Directors

Posted February 3, 2023

Advancing Macomb welcomes six new members to its board of directors. The new board members are Megan McCandlish, John McGrath, Jonathon O’Hara, Max Schuster, Jeff Simek and Ellen Wood. They will each serve a three-year term in support of the board’s mission to provide thoughtful civic leadership to Macomb County, empower community development and provide a deeper connection to the region.

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Diane Banks named to Crain’s 2022 Notable Women in Nonprofits

Posted December 5, 2022

Strengthening Macomb County by connecting community challenges with high-impact solutions is the mission of Diane Banks’ organization. In less than three years with the nonprofit, Banks has attracted more than $1 million in direct community investments in the county, increased the organization’s visibility and strengthened regional partnerships.

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Corporate Partner/Sponsor Spotlight: Warner Norcross + Judd

Posted April 29, 2022

One of the largest law firms in Michigan, Warner Norcross + Judd invests annually to support community programs in the firm’s five principal giving categories: 1) arts and culture; 2) economic development; 3) health and human services; 4) diversity, equity, and inclusion; and 5) legal aid.

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