Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation Announces New Staff Appointments and Promotions

August 28, 2015

Leslie Fleming, Director of Communications and Annual Giving

Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation has hired two new officers and promoted four staff members. Lynn Kaiafas-Chasiotis, Grosse Pointe shores, has been hired as special events and corporate giving officer. She most recently served as corporate and foundation relations manager for Detroit Public Television/PBS where she cultivated gifts and sponsorships for local programs and fundraising events. Her professional experience includes positions as a Detroit account manager for CBS Radio and as a project manager for the 2004 International Summer Olympics. Kaiafas-Chasiotis received a bachelor of fine arts from New York University and a master of business administration degree from the Grand Ecole of Business and Management in Tours, France.

Anna Marzolf, Grosse Pointe, has been hired as foundation relations and grants officer. Prior to joining the foundation she was the grant and communication manager for the Cope Family Center in California. Marzolf previously served as the membership and development coordinator for the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center in California and as a project coordinator for Aqua Clara International in Holland, Michigan. She graduated from Hope College and received a master of public and nonprofit administration degree from Grand Valley State University.

The Foundation announced these promotions: Gayle Berner, Canton, from executive assistant to program officer; David Coulter, Ferndale, from program officer to senior program officer; Liz Garpiel, Troy, from administrative assistant to executive assistant; Oresha Greenidge, Wayne, from operations manager to operations director; and Therese Quattrociocchi-Longe, Birmingham, from director of corporate and foundation giving to senior program and grants officer.

Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation

Established in 2003, the Foundation is dedicated to advancing the health and healthcare of the children of Michigan. This is accomplished through philanthropic support for pediatric medical education, research, and community benefit programs. The Foundation granted $5.7 million in 2014 for vital pediatric health initiatives. The Foundation is an independent public charity governed by a community board of 27 directors, and is a 501(c) (3) charitable organization. Learn more at