Arnett Parham

“Coming from private, public, and corporate sectors, being able to work in philanthropy because you see meaning in your work. I love having the opportunity to make a difference in any way that I can. To be able to see the impact our work makes is very powerful and it brings me joy.”

Arnett Parham, administrative business partner and board liaison, has been with the Foundation since 2004. Previously, she worked for 10 years as an executive assistant in the City of Detroit’s Mayor’s office.

At the Foundation, Arnett functions as an essential part of the administrative and program teams. She has an extensive background in project management and executive administration. She is a member of the Project Management Institute.

In her spare time, Arnett enjoys gardening, photography, decorating, and spending family time with her daughter, Bianca.

Areas of expertise:
Connecting the work of our CEO, trustees, and staff with one another.

How I can help partners:
Connecting them to the right staff member, team lead, or trustee and facilitating information necessary to meet their needs.

How I reenergize:
Jigsaw puzzles and gardening.

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