Dayton non-profit names new executive director

Michael E. Vanderburgh

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Michael E. Vanderburgh

A Dayton non-profit has named a new leader.

St. Vincent de Paul announced Wednesday that Michael E. Vanderburgh, now chief development officer for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, will lead the Dayton ministry starting Dec. 18.

Vanderburgh will take over for David Bohardt, who is retiring Dec. 1 from his position as executive director of the non-profit’s Dayton District Council.

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Some of St. Vincent de Paul’s local ministries are the operation and management of the community’s two Gateway Shelters for homeless men, women and children, as well as its a network of housing for more than 140 families and individuals with special needs. It also operates the Dayton community’s largest network of food pantries, serving 50,000 individuals and families each year.

St. Vincent also owns and manages the Montgomery County Job Center complex on Edwin C. Moses Boulevard in Dayton.

At St. Vincent, Vanderburgh will work with a staff of 140 and 2,000 volunteers.

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Vanderburgh’s recent experience includes leading a capital campaign for the regional ministries of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati that raised over $166 million in pledges with more than $82 million already collected.

He has also served as director of estate and asset services at the local office of the American Cancer Society, senior development officer at Dayton Children’s Hospital, director of planned giving at Clarke College, and on the legislative staffs of former U.S. Rep. David Hobson (R-OH) of Springfield, and U.S. Senator Dennis DeConcini (D-AZ).

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