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Executive Committee Officers

Chairman of the Board Ray Telang
Greater Michigan Managing Partner
PwC
First Vice Chairman Patti Poppe
President & CEO CMS & Consumers Energy
Immediate Past Chair Stephen Polk
President & CEO Highgate LLC
Treasurer Daniel Ponder
Chairman & CEO Franco Public Relations Group
President/Secretary Sandy K. Baruah President & CEO Detroit Regional Chamber
General Counsel J. Michael Bernard Equity Member; Member of Exec. Board Dykema Gossett PLLC

Executive Committee

Dennis Archer, Jr. Founding Principal and President Archer Corporate Services LLC
Christopher Brochert Partner Lormax Stern Development Co.
Lane Coleman President & CEO Strike Group LLC
Hank Cooney Partner Plunkett Cooney PC
George Corona President & CEO Kelly Services, Inc.
Matthew Cullen President & CEO Rock Ventures, LLC / JACK Entertainment
David Dauch Chairman & CEO American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc.
Mark Davidoff Michigan Managing Partner Deloitte LLP
Bud Denker President Penske Corporation
Richard DeVore Regional President – SE MI PNC Financial Services Group
Matthew Elliott Michigan Market President Bank of America
Anthony Frabotta Managing Directgor UHY LLP
Paul Glantz President Emagine Entertainment, Inc.
Kouhaila Hammer President & CEO Ghafari Associates, LLC
Tricia Keith EVP, Chief of Staff & Corporate Secretary Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Wright Lassiter President & CEO Henry Ford Health System
Trevor Lauer President & COO of DTE Electric DTE Energy
Ryan Maibach President Barton Malow
Florine Mark President & CEO The WW Group, Inc.
Michael McGee Chief Executive Officer Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone PLC
Andra Rush Founder, President & CEO Rush Group LLC
Arn Tellem Vice Chairman Palace Sports & Entertainment & Detroit Pistons

Directors

Linda Apsey President & CEO ITC
David Barfield President, CEO & Chairman The Bartech Group
Hussein Berry Vice President, Airport Operations Delta Air Lines
Dean Brody Managing Director Accenture
William Burgess Member & CEO Dickinson Wright PLLC
John Carter President, Michigan Middle Market Chase, JP Morgan Securities LLC
Carolyn Cassin President & CEO Michigan Women’s Foundation
Brian Demkowicz Managing Partner Huron Capital Partners LLC
Robert Diehl, Jr. Member Bodman PLC
John Diggins Partner Platinum Equity
Alessandro DiNello President & CEO Flagstar Bank
Mark Douglas President Avis Ford, Inc.
Lena Epstein General Manager & Principal Vesco Oil Corporation
Christine Estereicher Head of State and Local Govt. Affairs FCA US LLC
Patrick Fehring President & CEO Level One Bank
John Fikany CEO The Fikany Group
David Foltyn Chairman & CEO Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Byron Foster Executive Vice President Adient US LLC
John Fox President & CEO Beaumont Health
David Girodat President & CEO Fifth Third Bank — Eastern Michigan
Matthew Godlewski Director, Government & Stakeholder Relations Ford Motor Co.
Richard Hampson State President – Michigan Citizens Bank
Justin Klimko Shareholder & President Butzel Long
William Kozyra Chairman & CEO TI Automotive Ltd.
Ronia Kruse President & CEO OpTech LC
Terrence Larkin Executive Vice President, Business Development, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Lear Corporation
George Lenyo Managing Partner Ernst & Young LLP
Lisa Lunsford CEO Global Strategic Supply Solutions
Thomas Manganello Partner Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Lawrence Marantette Principal Taktix Solutions
Betsy Meter Michigan Managing Partner KPMG LLP
Jean Meyer President & CEO St. John Providence
Patricia Mooradian President The Henry Ford
Troy Mooyoung Executive Director, Complex Manager Morgan Stanley
Virinder Moudgil President & CEO Lawrence Technological University
Brian O’Connell Regional Director State Government Relations General Motors
James Proppe Managing Partner Plante Moran
Leon Richardson President & CEO Chemico Systems, Inc.
Michael Ritchie President – Michigan Comerica Bank
Charles Scrase Site Director, Google Ann Arbor & Director, gTech, Google Google
David Segura Chief Executive Officer VisionIT
Errol Service Managing Director E.C.S. Partnership McDonald’s, BBD
Thomas Shafer Executive Vice President, Director of Community and Regional Banking Chemical Bank
Suzanne Shank Chairwoman & CEO Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co. LLC
Anthony Tedeschi CEO Detroit Medical Center
Chris Thomas Founder & Partner Fontinalis Partners LLC
Frank Venegas Chairman & CEO Ideal Group
Tifiany Walker CEO WalkerHealthcareIT
Carla Walker-Miller President & CEO Walker-Miller Energy Services LLC
M. Roy Wilson President Wayne State University
Alan Young Managing Director Alan C. Young & Associates PC

Honorary Directors

Randolph Agley Barbara Allushuski Dennis Archer
William Brooks Elizabeth Chappell Richard Gabrys
Frank Hennessey Richard Kughn Daniel Loepp
Benjamin Maibach, III Charles “Chip” McClure Michael Monahan
Leslie Murphy James Nicholson Cynthia Pasky
Sandra Pierce Nancy Schlichting Ronald Steffens
Joseph Welch

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