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Barbara Benda

Barbara Benda

Executive Director of Leadership Gifts and Relationships Grand Rapids Region and Associate Director of The Ferris Foundation

(616) 643-5739
Ferris State University – Grand Rapids
151 Fountain Street NE, 180G
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
[email protected]


Professional Qualifications/Affiliations/Awards

  • B.S. in Marketing from Northern Michigan University
  • Previous advancement experience with Habitat for Humanity of Kent County, Spectrum Health Grand Rapids, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation, United Memorial Hospital Foundation, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Graduate of Leadership Grand Rapids
  • Member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, West Michigan Chapter
  • Member of Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)