M&M Fisher - Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation


Douglas Bitonti Stewart, MBA

For nearly 28 years Doug Bitonti Stewart has dedicated his career to philanthropy serving organizations such as Michigan State University, Michigan Nonprofit Management Institute, the Arthritis Foundation, Children’s Hospital of Michigan and as Director of Development for Children’s and Women’s Health at the University of Michigan Health System.

In early 2007, Doug became the first Executive Director of the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation. In his position Doug has the privilege of helping the Fisher family further their philanthropic legacy by working with partners making the most meaningful impact to strengthen and empower children and families in need.

Doug is a member of a number of volunteer boards including the Jewish Funders Network; Excellent Schools Detroit; immediate past chair of The League Michigan, an organization promoting youth service and leadership throughout Michigan; and the 2014 & 2015 American Express NGen Leadership Award Selection Committees.

Doug serves the philanthropic field and social impact sector as a Fellow at the National Center for Family Philanthropy and through his work on the Committee to Transform Michigan Philanthropy through Diversity and Inclusion of the Council of Michigan Foundations, the Development Summer Internship Advisory Board at the University of Michigan where he also served as a guest lecturer in the Org Studies program.

In 2014, twenty-two years after receiving his undergraduate degree in Finance from Michigan State University, Doug graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Master of Business Administration from the Max M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.