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Welcome Missy Brown

We are very pleased to announce that Melissa “Missy” Brown started on Monday of this week as the Manager of Alumni Relations & Development.  She will also serve as Executive Director of the Alumni Association and will be responsible for growing alumni and donor engagement programs that align with the College’s strategic plan.  She is also responsible for strengthening support of Owens Community College through fundraising initiatives including the annual giving campaigns.

Missy has over six years of sales and non-profit development experience; including two years of direct fund development work with the American Cancer Society.  This does not include fourteen years of her volunteer fund development experience with the Children’s Miracle Network, University of Michigan Hospital Cancer Center, American Cancer Society, and the Jim Brown Memorial Fund & Golf Outing.  Missy also has significant experience in the area of engagement and enjoys building relationships.

Prior to working as an account manager of corporate relations at the American Cancer Society, she managed over 600 relationships at Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting firm also as an account manager.  She also brings experience in social selling, networking events and email marketing, which she gained most recently while working for a start-up software company (SaaS) as a sales development representative.  In 2010, Missy earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Brain, Behavior, & Cognitive Science from the University of Michigan. She also is credentialed with the Dale Carnegie Effective Communication & Human Relations Certification (2007).

Please feel free to contact Missy at (567) 661-7410 or

Posted on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 at 12:16 pm