Donna Murray-Brown is the President and CEO for Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA). She leads the strategic direction and overall operations of MNA’s family of affiliates and programs. MNA is a statewide membership organization dedicated to serving the diverse nonprofit sector through civic engagement, capacity-building, data and technology, training, and advocacy.
Prior to being named President & CEO, Ms. Murray-Brown served as Director of the Metro Detroit Partnership Office and Senior Director of Capacity Building for MNA. In this dual role, she led a successful strategic alliance program for arts and culture organizations in Metro Detroit; led the merger negotiations of four organizations to create the Belle Isle Park Conservancy; and attracted national program partnerships and investment to the region including New York-based National Urban Fellows and Wisconsin-based Public Allies.
Ms. Murray-Brown serves on the Board of Trustees for Detroit Public Television, Michigan Association of United Ways and is a state commissioner for the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging.