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Connie Fontaine

Co-Founder, Exec. Director Be the Sun LLC

During a fulfilling 30-year marketing and sales career at Ford Motor Company, I was fortunate enough to hold a wide variety of positions in the U.S. and Canada some of which especially filled my soul. I am proud to have led award-winning “cause- marketing” platforms that are still thriving within the Company. That type of work led me to, after retirement, becoming Principal of Be-Cause Consulting, enabling me to dedicate even more of my time to serving where it would make a difference in peoples’ lives.

In 2018, I co-founded and led the launch of Be the Sun, Not the Salt, an organization dedicated to providing content and tools designed to promote the power each of us has, when we are our best-selves, to energize and uplift ourselves and those around us. I am so thankful this work put Duncan Campbell and his amazing team at the national office of Friends of the Children in my path. I am blessed to serve as a founding member of our Detroit Chapter’s Board of Directors and so very proud to work alongside my fellow board members and the incredible team that has successfully launched our Detroit Chapter. Together, we are enabling new stories to be written for the future of the Children whom we serve.

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