Michigan Women's Foundation

Michigan Women Forward Staff

The MWF Staff represents some of the state’s most experienced and talented professionals with a shared passion for the mission and the women and girls we serve.


Carolyn Cassin, President and CEO (ext. 200)

Peg Tallet, Chief Operating Officer (ext. 203)

Allyson Boyle, Chief Financial Officer

Joyce L. Suber, Women's Entrepreneurial Initiative - Executive Director (ext. 204)

Judy Welch, Executive Director - West Michigan 

Jennifer Pappas, Director of External Engagement (ext. 202)

Ann Parnis, Executive Assistant, Office Manager (ext. 201)

Deborah Phillips, Human Resources Consultant

Meaghan McLaughlin, Women's Entrepreneurial Initiative - Loan Fund Manager 

Elly Drain, Youth Development Programs Administrator - West Michigan

Lisa Mauzey, Corporate Facts (ext. 207)

Maggie Steinhauer, External Engagement Coordinator (ext. 206)

Radhika Bhagat, Intern, WM 

Julian Darden, Entrepreneurial Consultant

Michael Canale, Loan Fund Manager (ext. 208)

Anaam Arif, Women's Entrepreneurial Initiative - Fellow (ext. 212)

Lori Wesby, Women's Entrepreneurial Initiative - Program Manager (ext. 209)