Wilkes University

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Mr.  Michael  J.  Wood

Special Asst to the President
Special Assistant to President

Wood provides leadership for the university development and alumni relations efforts.  He came to Wilkes in 2006 as the Executive Director of Development and was promoted to Vice President in 2008.  Wood comes to Wilkes with 25 years experience in non-profit management, marketing, strategic planning and fund-raising. 

His career includes 13 years with the American Cancer Society where he served as the Pennsylvania Division Director of Corporate Relations based in Hershey PA and a regional Vice President for Northeast PA.  Wood also worked for the YMCA of the USA in Corporate marketing and operations positions in Harrisburg Pennsylvania, Grand Rapids Michigan, and Northern New Jersey.  He earned his B.A. in Communications from Alderson-Broaddus College in 1983.