03/28/2008 in Careers

Environmental Program Officer Named

The George Gund Foundation has named John Mitterholzer, a program officer at the Cleveland Foundation since 2005, as senior program officer responsible for environmental grantmaking.

Before returning to Cleveland, Mitterholzer was executive director of Great American Downtown, the downtown revitalization program in Nashua, New Hampshire. He previously worked as a field representative for the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Montana, South Dakota and Wyoming and as executive director of Historic Nashville, a nonprofit historic preservation organization.

The Greater Cleveland native has a bachelor of arts degree from Baldwin Wallace College and a master of arts in history from the University of Memphis.

Mitterholzer will begin at the Foundation April 21.