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Danielle R. Brown, CPA

Director of Finance

dbrown@grfoundation.org

616.454.1751 x115

Joined the Community Foundation:
2021

Inspirational Quote:

A woman's gifts will make room for her. 

Hattie McDaniel

What Danielle Does: 

Danielle directs the finance and accounting areas of the Community Foundation.  She also serves as a staff member on the Investment Review and Audit Committees.  Danielle has been a licensed CPA in the State of Michigan since 2002.

What she did before: 

Danielle began her career in public accounting at Plante Moran.  During that time, she worked primarily with nonprofit organizations.  After leaving public accounting, Danielle has held leadership positions with various nonprofit organizations and a law firm.  Danielle earned her Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Grand Valley State University. 

When Danielle isn’t working: 

Danielle enjoys going to movies with her two children, traveling with her husband and spending time with her extended family. Danielle is committed to serving the community as a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and on the Board of Trustees and Finance Committee for Gilda’s Club of Grand Rapids.

A few of Danielle's favorite things…

Nonprofit::
Color of Change
Place to send out-of-towners::
Rose Parks Circle
Place to eat or drink::
40 Acres
Part of her job: :
Serving internal and external constituents