Nov 22, 2021
Roxanne Brinkerhoff, CEO
Detroit Institute for Children

With more than 20 years' experience providing visionary and strategic leadership in the field of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Services, Roxanne Brinkerhoff has served as CEO of the Detroit Institute for Children (DIC) since October 2018.

Prior to joining DIC, Roxanne served as Chief Operating Officer at Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan and as Senior Director with The Guidance Center, a multi-faceted human service agency serving nearly 25,000 children and adults annually at 23 Downriver locations.  While with The Guidance Center, she was responsible for all operations within the Center for Early Childhood, Children Advocacy Center, Autism Center, and the Center for Excellence.

A graduate of the University of Michigan and Leadership Detroit XXXVII, Roxanne's passion for serving children is also evident outside of the normal "workday" environment given her roles as a member and Immediate Past Chair of the Wayne County Great Start Collaborative.