Placed Leaders

Douglas Manigault III

Vice President of Development

State Innovation Exchange

Koya | Diversified Search Group partnered with State Innovation Exchange on the appointment of Douglas Manigault III as Vice President of Development.

State Innovation Exchange (SiX) is a national resource and strategy center that collaborates with state legislators to improve people’s lives through transformative public policy.

Prior to joining SiX, Manigault III served as the Associate Director of Development at the Detroit Justice Center (DJC), where he led the development team, helped create a monthly giving program, put forth a strategy to diversify the agency’s revenue, and secured significant gifts from individuals and institutions.

Prior to DJC, Douglas was the Director of Consumer and Foundation Philanthropy at The Children’s Center where he specialized in using the major gift framework in institutional giving while helping to secure nearly $12 million, including helping to launch the Crisis to Connection Campaign and securing the leadership gifts for the campaign. Manigault III frequently presents at conferences about institutional giving, major gifts, DEI in philanthropy, and development leadership.

Manigault III holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan School of Social Work and a Bachelor of Arts in Afroamerican and African Students from the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.