Detroit News: Nicole Sherard-Freeman heads to Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

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Detroit’s top economic and workforce development executive for the City of Detroit has been named chief operating officer of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. Nicole Sherard-Freeman will join the organization effective July 10, the nonprofit said Wednesday.

“Nicole has been a tremendous asset to our city and to my administration,” Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said in a statement. “Her leadership in creating Detroit at Work and guiding our successful job attraction efforts has changed the trajectory of thousands of Detroiters’ lives for the better. She will bring that same level of outstanding leadership to the Community Foundation, and I look forward to continuing to work with her in her new capacity.” . . . “The past six years with Mayor Duggan and his administration have been the most impactful of my entire career,” Sherard-Freeman said. “I’m excited to bring the experience, relationships, and perspective I’ve gained in Detroit to the Community Foundation team as we advance our strategy for permanent, positive change in the region.”

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