Ida Benson

Ida Benson

Ida Benson joined Covenant House Michigan as the Director of Development and Communications in 2017. Her team is responsible for all fundraising and communications statewide including direct response, special events, individual  and planned giving, grants, corporate giving, volunteer management and gifts-in-kind. Ms. Benson comes to CHM with over 25 years success in major giving, capital campaigns, marketing, team building and …

James Wiser

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James Wiser joined Covenant House MI in 2018 as the Human Resources Director. Mr. Wiser is responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of human resource functions in Detroit and Grand Rapids. Previously, Mr. Wiser worked as the HR market lead at the CORE Institute where he managed all HR activities for 4 orthopedic surgeon clinics and 3 physical therapy …

Pam

Pam Spaeth

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Pam Spaeth is the Development Officer for Covenant House Michigan – Grand Rapids. Spaeth has more than 30 years of non-profit administration and fund development experience.  She spent much of her career working for Easter Seals in its national headquarters in Chicago, most recently as assistant vice president of marketing and corporate relations.  There she was responsible for strategic fund …

Gerald J. Piro

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Gerry cares deeply about the homeless youth population as he has devoted his entire professional career to a ministry of service and advocacy for those who are those in need with little or no resources available to them. As the Executive Director for Covenant House Michigan, he leads local efforts of the largest homeless youth organization in North and Latin …

Jeff Coffey

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Jeff Coffey has served at Covenant House Michigan for over seven years. In his current role as Director of Property Management and Auxiliary Services, he handles all aspects of the Covenant House Michigan-owned buildings in the Detroit and Grand Rapids area.  He is responsible for all facility construction projects, building maintenance, oversees city & state licensing/code compliance, purchasing, campus security, …

Cynthia Adams

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Cynthia Adams, Associate Executive Director, began working for Covenant House Michigan over 20 years ago. When Covenant House opened in Michigan in 1997, she developed programming for the agency that started with Community Service Centers, an Outreach program and a Job Development Center. Ms. Adams also developed the current residential programs (Caritas Center and the Rights of Passage Transitional Living …