The Children's Center of Wayne County Appoints Zonker and Blumenfeld to its Leadership Team

Jul 02, 2012, 13:39 ET from The Children's Center of Wayne County

DETROIT, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Center of Wayne County (TCC) is proud to announce the appointment of Tammy Zonker as  Chief Development Officer and Robert Blumenfeld as Chief Financial Officer.


Blumenfeld graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1986. He received a Masters Degrees from Walsh College (Finance) and Wayne State University (Public Administration). He is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). Robert Blumenfeld, Chief Financial Officer, supports The Children's Center's strategic initiatives, providing leadership in the finance and IT arenas. Bob is accountable for the agency's $22 million annual operating budget, with comprehensive programming that transcends the mental health, child welfare and educational arenas. Additionally, he is responsible for oversight of the agency's information technology plan.

As Chief Development Officer, Tammy Zonker is accountable for leading The Children's Center development strategy ensuring community philanthropy sustains programs and services to meet the growing mental health needs of children and families in Greater Detroit. 

Tammy has more than twelve years of experience fundraising, consulting and training nonprofit organizations in achieving sustainable funding.  She recently completed a large-scale engagement transforming United Way for Southeastern Michigan's corporate fundraising strategy; contracting for 2.5 years as Senior Director of Corporate Relations where her development team raised more than $90M in contributions.  Tammy's efforts have resulted in more than $400M in contributions to a variety of organizations in the past decade. 

About The Children's Center
The Children's Center is one of the largest, most diverse and comprehensive frontline child-serving agencies in Michigan, providing over 25 programs addressing therapeutic & mental health needs of children, as well as foster care & adoptions. The Children's Center of Wayne County has been committed to meeting the needs and challenges of some of the most troubled children in the United States for the past 80 years.  For more information, please visit The Children's Center web site at

SOURCE The Children's Center of Wayne County