Carol Cain

Senior Producer and Host, CBS 62 “Michigan Matters”; Columnist, Detroit Free Press Carol Cain is the 11-time Emmy Award Winning Senior Producer/ Host of “Michigan Matters” – the highly-rated weekly Public Affairs show that airs 11:30 a.m. Sundays on CBS …

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Bethany Thayer

Director, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Henry Ford Health System Bethany Thayer is director of the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) in Detroit. She oversees a team of health professionals …

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Kathy Forzley

Director, Department of Health and Human Services, Oakland County Kathy Forzley was appointed by former Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson as director of the Oakland County Department of Health and Human Services in 2017. In this role, she provides …

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Cindy Bjorkquist

Director, Health and Well-being, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan With more than 36 years of experience in various roles in the health and well-being industry, Cindy Bjorkquist is the director of health and well-being at Blue Cross Blue Shield …

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Jay Brown

Director, Corporate Social Responsibility and Economic Relations, RPM — The Driving Force in Logistics Jay Brown is director of corporate responsibility and economic relations at RPM, a freight brokerage firm specializing in supply chain and transportation solutions in vehicle, freight, …

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Randall Buchman

Founder and CEO, Emerald Growth Partners Randall Buchman is currently CEO and founder of Emerald Growth Partners, a vertically integrated cannabis company with the retail brand, “Pleasantrees”. Under Mr. Buchman’s leadership, Emerald Growth Partners is committed to creating an exceptional …

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Dustin Walsh

Senior Reporter, Crain’s Detroit Business Dustin Walsh is an award-winning senior reporter for Crain’s Detroit Business, covering economics. During his tenure, Walsh has covered the automotive industry collapse and resurgence—from several global supplier conglomerate bankruptcies to multibillion-dollar merger and acquisition …

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Kim James

  Attorney, City of Detroit Kim James is an attorney for the city of Detroit who focuses on land use policy and code enforcement issues. She drafted the city of Detroit’s zoning and licensing laws pertaining to medical marijuana, facilitated …

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Chuck Scrafano

Sales Executive, Oswald Companies With over 25 years of expertise in the insurance arena, Chuck Scrafano has experience across Oswald’s life insurance, property and casualty, and benefits business units. In addition to extensive knowledge of traditional insurance products, he is …

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Ron Insana

Senior Analyst, CNBC; Financial Industry Expert Ron Insana is a senior analyst for CNBC and a financial industry expert. He is a regular contributor to MSNBC, where he discusses the most pressing economic and market issues of the day. In …

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