The Skillman Foundation announces two new staff members and an internal promotion

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William Hanson, Chief of Staff
whanson@skillman.org or 313.393.1163 

DETROIT – The Skillman Foundation welcomes two new staff members and celebrates an internal promotion.

Natalie Fotias has joined the Skillman Foundation as a communications officer. Fotias comes to the Foundation after serving as campaign manager at Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. In her role, Fotias will develop and implement communication strategies to help advance the Foundation’s mission and the work of its grantees.   

Also new to the Foundation’s staff is Mary Beth Baumeister who will serve as a grants management administrator. Prior to joining the Foundation, Baumeister was the closing manager for the Detroit Land Bank Authority. Baumeister will support the Foundation’s grant-making process, ensuring compliance with legal, auditing and Foundation standards.

The Foundation also announces the promotion of Danielle McLaughlin to grants manager. Danielle previously served as a senior program analyst.