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Mary Kramer

Publisher, Crain's Detroit Business

Kramer-Mary-cutout-CDB-11Mary Kramer is group publisher for Crain’s Detroit Business. She previously held dual roles as editor and publisher, and in 2012, oversight of Crain’s Cleveland Business was added. In January 2017, she stepped down from day-to-day management in Detroit to focus on specific Crain projects in Detroit and Cleveland.

Kramer was inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame in March 2017. She is the first woman to be elected president of the historic Detroit Athletic Club. She serves as vice chair of the boards for Grand Valley State University and The Skillman Foundation, and holds honorary doctorates from five Michigan colleges and universities.

Kramer earned a bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University and a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications from Eastern Michigan University.