Skillman adds special projects officer, grants assistant

DETROIT - Lisa Cylar Miller has joined The Skillman Foundation as special projects officer. She comes to the Foundation from The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, where she served most recently as a program officer. Cylar Miller will focus most of her efforts on the Foundation's change-making strategies to influence others to work on behalf of children.

Erica Raglin has been hired as the Foundation's grants assistant. Erica previously worked for Wayne State University's Center for Urban Studies. She brings a wealth of database experience to this position, where she will manage the daily flow of grant-related materials and provide program and administrative support to the Foundation's grants manager.

"The work we do at the Foundation on behalf of Detroit children is very challenging," said Skillman President & CEO Carol Goss. "The addition of Lisa and Erica strengthens our team a great deal. I'm delighted to have them with us as we take on this difficult work."

Cylar Miller has a bachelor's degree in English from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, and a juris doctorate from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She practiced eight years of law and studied International Taxation and Comparative Law at Oxford University.

Raglin will complete work on her Bachelors of Science degree in December, with a concentration in Business Administration/Human Resource Management from Wayne State University. She lives in Detroit. Erica will report to Suzanne Moran, the Foundation's grants manager.

Cylar Miller is a native of Cleveland. She currently lives in Detroit with husband, Derrick Miller, and five-year-old son, Miles. In her new role at The Skillman Foundation, she reports to Vice President of Program Tonya Allen.

Created in 1960, The Skillman Foundation is a private philanthropy committed to helping children in metropolitan Detroit by improving their homes, schools and neighborhoods. Skillman grantmaking supports nonprofit organizations, schools and agencies in Wayne, Macomb and Oakland Counties, with a special emphasis on organizations working in the city of Detroit.DETROIT - Lisa Cylar Miller has joined The Skillman Foundation as special projects officer. She comes to the Foundation from The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, where she served most recently as a program officer. Cylar Miller will focus most of her efforts on the Foundation's change-making strategies to influence others to work on behalf of children.

Erica Raglin has been hired as the Foundation's grants assistant. Erica previously worked for Wayne State University's Center for Urban Studies. She brings a wealth of database experience to this position, where she will manage the daily flow of grant-related materials and provide program and administrative support to the Foundation's grants manager.

"The work we do at the Foundation on behalf of Detroit children is very challenging," said Skillman President & CEO Carol Goss. "The addition of Lisa and Erica strengthens our team a great deal. I'm delighted to have them with us as we take on this difficult work."

Cylar Miller has a bachelor's degree in English from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, and a juris doctorate from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She practiced eight years of law and studied International Taxation and Comparative Law at Oxford University.

Raglin will complete work on her Bachelors of Science degree in December, with a concentration in Business Administration/Human Resource Management from Wayne State University. She lives in Detroit. Erica will report to Suzanne Moran, the Foundation's grants manager.

Cylar Miller is a native of Cleveland. She currently lives in Detroit with husband, Derrick Miller, and five-year-old son, Miles. In her new role at The Skillman Foundation, she reports to Vice President of Program Tonya Allen.

Created in 1960, The Skillman Foundation is a private philanthropy committed to helping children in metropolitan Detroit by improving their homes, schools and neighborhoods. Skillman grantmaking supports nonprofit organizations, schools and agencies in Wayne, Macomb and Oakland Counties, with a special emphasis on organizations working in the city of Detroit.