Oakland Community College (OCC) welcomes Daniel Jenuwine, CFRE, as executive director of the OCC Foundation.
Jenuwine brings 27 years of nonprofit leadership and fundraising experience to the College’s fundraising arm. In his new role, Jenuwine will work with OCC’s Foundation trustees to support the mission of the College.
“Dan’s extensive experience working with and for public and private universities, private colleges, community colleges, and private schools will help OCC to continue to advance our mission and help students succeed through philanthropy,” said OCC Chancellor Timothy Meyer.
Jenuwine returns to the education sector following ten years as a consultant with Richner & Richner, LLC, a nationally recognized fundraising consulting firm based in Ann Arbor. He earlier worked for the Michigan Colleges Alliance, University of Michigan-Dearborn and Wayne State University.
“Dan brings a strong track record of success and leadership to the OCC Foundation,” said OCC Foundation Board Chairman David Ong. “His background in developing major gifts, capital and annual giving campaigns, donor programs and will be a tremendous asset in increasing opportunities for OCC students and further enhance the quality of education in our community.”
“OCC stands at that key intersection of education and employment and I feel honored to join such a significant institution where philanthropy can transform individual lives and our community,” said Jenuwine.
Jenuwine is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) from CFRE International. He serves on the board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Detroit Chapter, where he chairs the ethics committee. He is a member of the Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeast Michigan, and volunteers as an alumni advisor for Wayne State University.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wayne State University, graduating summa cum laude, and his Master of Science degree in Finance at Walsh College, where he distinguished himself with honors for academic excellence. He and his family live in Troy, Michigan where he is actively involved in school and community support.
The Oakland Community College Foundation was established in 1979 to raise private donations, increase opportunities for students and enhance the quality of education at the College. Gifts support students through scholarships, equipment purchases and program development. The OCC Foundation is governed by a board of directors made up of volunteer community leaders.