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Hope Network Foundation Purpose Statement

Fulfilling Our Mission

Hope Network serves so many people in so many ways. We make it so that each program can make the largest impact possible.

Purpose Statement

The Hope Network Foundation aligns the goals of Michigan’s philanthropic community with opportunities to help people overcome social, physical and mental barriers. We are committed to building lasting and meaningful relationships with those who share our mission and values.

Hope Network Foundation Board

Jeffrey Bennett
Chair, Hope Network Foundation
President, OtterBase

Jason Israels
Treasurer, Hope Network Foundation
Klingman’s Furniture

Connie Lettinga
Secretary, Hope Network Foundation

Thomas Svitkovich
Vice President, Hope Network Foundation
Svitkovich Consulting, LTD

Anthony Chang, PhD
Founder and CEO, Rethink Imaging

Dan DeVos
President and CEO, DP Fox Ventures, LLC

Lynn Ferris
Administrative Law Judge, State of Michigan

Shelley Irwin
Host and Producer, WGVU Morning Show

Wilbur Lettinga
Chairman, Kentland Corporation

Mike Mraz
Managing Partner, Rockford Construction

Sidney Rubin
Springboard Acquisitions, LLC

Foundation Team

Jason Madden
Executive Director

Nick Glaser
Senior Director of Development​

Erik Wolenberg
Director of Development and Corporate Impact

Liz Warners
Foundation Operations Manager

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