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Neel Hajra


Neel Hajra is the President & CEO at the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation. His multi-sector background includes a prior CEO role at Nonprofit Enterprise at Work, a lecturing appointment at the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy and a corporate attorney position at Ford Motor Company. Born and raised in Ann Arbor, Hajra holds a BS with honors in Physics from the University of Michigan and a JD from the University of Michigan Law School. Neel has received the Aspen Institute Fellowship for Emerging Nonprofit Leaders and the American Express Next Gen Fellowship, both of which recognize 12 individuals nationally for emerging and visionary leadership. He has also been named to the Ford School’s Teaching Honor Roll for seven consecutive years.


Updated May 2015