Hello, My Name Is...Wes

Wes Freeland, who serves as advisor to our president/CEO, came to the Community Foundation after a decades long career in county government. Wes is a talented woodworker and avid hunter, photographing wildlife and Michigan waterfalls with his weapon of choice, a NIKON D800 camera.

What do you actually do all day?  Hit the keys, drive numbers, help incent the betterment of our community.

What’s the best part of your job?  I love to learn from my colleagues, our donors and so many in our community.

Favorite movie  South Pacific.

Guilty pleasure  Woodworking.

Plain or peanut M&M’s?  Neither.

Favorite book from childhood  World Book Encyclopedia.

Favorite Kalamazoo restaurant  University Roadhouse.

Favorite book  Etching 1867 Corporation Hall and a Community’s Growth.

Favorite Kalamazooan  Dr. William E. Upjohn.

Why do you love where you live?  It’s just a great place to live and work.

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