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Habitat MidOhio Announces New Chief Development Officer

Habitat for Humanity - MidOhio has named Jami Keller as Chief Development Officer. Keller replaced Brian Canavan, who resigned from the position and is relocating to North Carolina effective May 14. 

Keller has served Habitat MidOhio as the Senior Director of Development for the past eight years, during which she has exceeded department goals and has been an integral part in helping to fulfill the objectives of the Habitat Housing Initiative. In addition to her work at Habitat MidOhio, Keller brings nearly two decades of non-profit management experience with organizations such as the YMCA, United Way of Central Ohio and Community Properties of Ohio.  In her expanded role as CDO, Keller will be responsible for Habitat MidOhio’s development and volunteer departments, as well as the affiliate’s three ReStore locations.

“I’m pleased to promote Jami into the CDO role, as she has worked with diligence during the last eight years and has demonstrated the ability to take us forward as a Habitat affiliate. I know Jami will continue to bring the same level of professionalism, leadership and passion for the Habitat Mission that she has displayed during her long tenure,” said Habitat MidOhio Pres. & CEO E.J. Thomas. Thomas added “Brian has demonstrated dedication and worked with great heart during his time with us, everyone at Habitat for Humanity – MidOhio wish him the best of luck.”

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