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Paul Hillegonds

CEO, Michigan Health Endowment Fund; Chairman, Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan

Paul Hillegonds is president of the Michigan Health Endowment Fund which focuses on health and wellness grant making to nonprofit organizations throughout the state. He joined The Kresge Foundation’s Board of Trustees in 2004.

From 2005 to 2014, he was Senior Vice President for Corporate Affairs at DTE Energy. He chairs the board of the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan and also serves on the boards of the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan, New Detroit, The Center for Michigan and Michigan Future.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan, a law degree from Thomas Cooley Law School and honorary degrees from Central Michigan, Ferris State, Grand Valley State, Wayne State and Western Michigan universities.

Photo: Douglas Schaible

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