Dec 11, 2018
Mike Rosen joined Fairfield County’s Community Foundation in May 2018 as Chief Revenue and Business Development Officer, a new role for the organization. Mike leads an integrated development and marketing communications team focused on cultivating new partnerships for co-investment in our community impact work, driving new revenue opportunities, and continuing the stewardship and expansion of our donor base and endowment.
Mike previously served on the leadership team of Keep America Beautiful, the Stamford-based national community improvement nonprofit, as Chief Marketing Officer. During his tenure, he oversaw a comprehensive revitalization of the marketing and communications infrastructure, updated brand positioning, enhanced organizational culture and led revenue generation initiatives. Earlier, Mike spent 20 years building two integrated marketing and public relations firms, where he represented some of the largest brands in the world, including 1-800-FLOWERS.com, The Body Shop, Brookstone, Burger King, Callaway Golf, Frito-Lay, Hasbro, Henkel, JCPenney, L’Oreal USA, Maybelline, PepsiCo, Revlon, Vistaprint and more.
A graduate of the State University of New York at Albany, Mike began his career in 1993 working for the New York State Department of State before joining the campaign of New York Governor Mario Cuomo. Mike lives in Southbury with his wife, Beth, and their children, Eli and Amelia, where he serves as a member of the Town of Southbury Board of Selectmen.