Prior to joining Paul College in August 2015, Cecile was on the leadership team at University of Southern Maine. There, she led Alumni Outreach, Development, and was President of the USM Foundation. Before the University of Southern Maine, Cecile’s career included thirteen years in Advancement at the University of Michigan-Dearborn where she managed a successful capital campaign. That effort raised $47 million for scholarships, operating costs and faculty research She spent a dozen years prior to that focused on raising funding for prevention of poverty and homelessness, transitional living services for those already homeless, and community redevelopment in the City of Detroit. She is an alumna of Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.