Detroit, MI – The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation has appointed Erik Morganroth of Birmingham to its Board of Trustees.

Morganroth works as a real estate developer with projects covering a wide range of residential and commercial sales and management, as well as partnerships in commercial development projects both locally and nationally. He has been a Managing Partner at Carmela Holdings since 2011 and the owner of Morganroth Real Estate since 1998.

Morganroth is an avid traveler, wine collector, art collector and recognized foodie, and has been published in local and national magazines about the food and wine industry.

Morganroth is also committed to his community.  He currently sits on the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center National Advisory Board, the Child Abuse and Neglect Council (CANCO), the Karmanos Institute Partners Board, the Oakland County Sherriff’s Committee and the City of Birmingham Board of Zoning Appeal.

Morganroth’s past volunteer experience includes being a speaker and contributor for both the Gift of Life/Organ Procurement Agency of Michigan and the American Heart Association, a Board Member of the Detroit Institute of Arts – Founders Junior Council, and a Board Member of the Michigan Opera Theater Young Professionals group.

“The Foundation is delighted to welcome Erik to our Board of Trustees,” said Lawrence J. Burns, President and CEO. “His extensive volunteer work and understanding of the medical obstacles children face provides him a unique perspective and passion for the work being done at the Foundation.”

About the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation

The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation is dedicated to the support and safekeeping of the health and wellness of children through fundraising, grantmaking and advocacy. Since 2011, the Foundation has provided more than $39.6 million in grant funding, making it the state’s largest funder dedicated solely to children’s health and wellness.  Learn more at For a complete list of Trustees, visit


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