FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Grand Rapids, MI (February 10, 2014) — The Dove Foundation, today announced the promotion of Scott Rolfe to the position of Chief Operating Officer. In this new role, Rolfe will be responsible for developing and directing a comprehensive array of programs focused on product review services and client relationships with filmmakers, publishers and agencies. He will ensure that all programs and initiatives reflect the integrity of the Dove brand which includes the foundation’s well-known Seals of Approval.
“Scott has been with The Dove Foundation for over 18 years, and has an in-depth knowledge of our systems and relationships with filmmakers and their representatives,” said Dick Rolfe, co-founder and CEO of The Dove Foundation. “His various positions within Dove have exposed him to virtually every phase of our operation. He is a valuable asset to the organization and will play a vital role on our leadership team.”
Rolfe started at Dove as a web and database technology specialist launching the organization’s first venture on the internet at dove.org in 1996. Over the following years, he has directed the editorial staff and reviewers, managed the Dove Family Film Festival series and the Children’s Hospital Dove Movie Channel. In 2011, he directed the launch of Dove’s Book reviews category. In his recent position as Client Services Director, Rolfe has been the foundation’s liaison to over 600 filmmakers, publishers, distributors and agencies. He has also managed the integration of the Dove brand into both secular and religious markets. His most recent assignment has been to direct the development of the Dove Foundation’s new website which is scheduled to launch later this month.
“The Dove Foundation has been ‘home’ to me for many years. I’ve enjoyed playing a role in the organization’s development from a vision into a brand that is recognized by caring families around the world,” said Scott Rolfe, son of CEO Dick Rolfe. “I’m pleased to join the leadership team at Dove and to play a significant role in growing deeper relationships with filmmakers and publishers, and demonstrating the power and profitability of the Dove Brand in entertainment.”
Scott and his wife, Donna reside in Grand Rapids, Michigan near their two grown children and seven grandchildren.
About The Dove Foundation
The Dove Foundation (http://www.dove.org) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging the entertainment industry to create, produce and distribute a greater proportion of movies that are appropriate for family viewing; and to seeing the public better equipped to identify family-friendly movies and more deeply committed to support them. Hundreds of thousands of visitors each month rely on www.dove.org for up-to-date reviews of movies and DVDs.
CONTACT: Dick Rolfe, CEO
The Dove Foundation