David Egner
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David Egner

President and Chief Executive Officer, Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation

David Egner is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation.  

Egner has more than 30 years of experience working with nonprofits and foundations, from his early years as an Executive Assistant to the Chairman at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to guiding the Michigan Nonprofit Association through its development and mergers. Prior to leading the Wilson Foundation, Egner was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hudson-Webber Foundation and served as Executive Director of the New Economy Initiative (NEI).  

He has served on multiple boards and is currently on the Board of the Council of Michigan Foundations and Huntington Bank’s Southeast Michigan Advisory Board. Egner has been named one of Crain’s Detroit Business Newsmakers of the Year and was named one of the “500 Most Powerful Executives in Southeast Michigan” by DBusiness Magazine.  

Egner earned a Master of Business Administration from Western Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree from Westminster College.