Nancy Finegood was executive director of the Michigan Historic Preservation Network from November 2002 through April 2019. Nancy is also a Board Member of Preservation Action, the national historic preservation advocacy organization, The Albert Kahn Legacy Foundation and Board Treasurer of the National Preservation Partners Network. Finegood served for over ten years on the Advisory Boards of Oakland County Main Street and Michigan Main Street programs. She is a founding member of Michigan’s Sense of Place Council.
She has been honored as an honorary affiliate of the AIA Michigan. In 2020, Finegood was awarded the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions’ Renaud Award of Excellence for her work as a trailblazer who has advanced historic preservation at the state and local levels. As director of St. Croix Landmarks she ran three historic museums and the island wide historic preservation society. She graduated from Wayne State University with a BA in secondary education in 1975, where she also earned an MBA with an accounting concentration in 1998.
Nancy advises on the development of projects in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.