Hannah Gyani serves as Program Operations Manager at the Pontiac Community Foundation, an organization committed to building a brighter future for Pontiac. She has spent the last 5 years working for the U.S. House of Representatives as a congressional staffer in various capacities. In her previous roles, she was responsible for community engagement and outreach, advising on and researching grant opportunities, furthering economic development strategies, and connecting public and private entities to advance policy recommendations.
Hannah is passionate about building inclusive and equitable spaces to bring positive systemic change at the local, state, and national levels. She holds a Master of Social Work with a concentration in Community, Policy, and Leadership as well as a Bachelor of Science, both from Wayne State University. As a lifelong Michigander, Hannah is excited to serve in the city of Pontiac. When she’s not working, you can find her biking, brewing some tea, or spending time with her husband, family, and friends.