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David Mengebier, President and CEO

Areas of Expertise 

Community and philanthropic leadership, foundation management, board and donor stewardship, strategic planning, policy advocacy 


Dave has served as the foundation’s president and CEO since 2018. Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Dave served for 17 years as Senior Vice President of Governmental, Regulatory, and Public Affairs for Consumers Energy, and President of the Consumers Energy Foundation. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, a law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He serves on the boards of Munson Healthcare, the Council of Michigan Foundations, and Northwest Michigan’s regional economic development organization, Traverse Connect.

Causes He's Passionate About

Environmental protection, poverty alleviation, youth health and well-being

Favorite Places in the Five-County Region

Northern Michigan’s woods, water, slopes and the breweries 

Contact Dave

Phone: (231) 935-4066 ext. 104 | Email: dmengebier@gtrcf.org

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