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Lisa Nuszkowski

Founder and Executive Director, Detroit Bike Share

Nuszkowski Headshot - web resLisa Nuszkowski is the founder and executive director of Detroit Bike Share, the city’s first public bike share system set to launch in spring 2017 with 420 bikes at 42 stations. Nuszkowski is an advocate for and leader in transportation and mobility in Detroit. She led the effort to launch Detroit’s inaugural Open Streets program in 2016.

Prior to this, Nuszkowski worked on urban mobility initiatives, real estate development projects and public safety enhancements for Wayne State University’s Office of Economic Development. Nuszkowski has served in two city of Detroit administrations, as chief of staff for a former state representative, and as director of the statewide Michigan Foreclosure Task Force.

Nuszkowski earned a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University and a master’s degree from University of Michigan. She was recognized as one of Crain’s Detroit Business’ “40 Under 40” in 2016, and is a graduate of Leadership Detroit Class XXXIV.