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The Chamber Announces 2024 Mackinac Future Leaders Cohort

May 16, 2024

The Detroit Regional Chamber has announced the 2024 Mackinac Future Leaders cohort, powered by Bank of America. The program provides a select group of forward-thinking individuals representing a diverse set of business and community organizations across Southeast Michigan an opportunity to attend the 2024 Mackinac Policy Conference. Attendees can participate in Conference programming while enjoying a fully immersive experience tailored specifically toward cultivating their professional growth on the island.

Mackinac Future Leaders are rising entrepreneurs and professionals who are making a significant contribution or working to solve problems in their business, industry, or community. Participants are nominated by their peers, community leaders, and the Chamber’s Board of Directors.

This year’s cohort includes:

  • Akil Alvin, Chief Executive Officer, Digital Detroit Media
  • Tiffany Brown, Executive Director, Developing Despite Distance
  • Lauren Detwiler, Director, Public Relations, VVK PR + Creative
  • Gail Fulton, Senior Advisor to Chief of Staff, Mayor’s Office, City of Detroit
  • Russell Harris Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Soar Detroit and Warrior Academy
  • Ysahai Honor-Marie, Owner, Ice Cream Detroit
  • Dan Horn, Integrated Communications Director, Franco
  • Marc Howland, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Breadless
  • Alaina Jackson, Managing Director, Global Detroit
  • Mia Jankowiak, Director, Communications and Public Affairs, Waste Management
  • Lindsay Joseph, Chief Financial Officer, MCHS Family of Services
  • Sam Klemet, Co-Executive Director, Detroit Auto Dealers Association
  • Fatima Majid, Senior Manager, Talent Programs, LIFT
  • Erin Michon, Director, Operations, Ancor Automotive
  • Jacob Robinson, Managing Director, Network Strength and Strategic Initiatives, Teach For America Detroit
  • John Schmidt, Market Manager, Kelly
  • Brooke Scott, Economic Development Analyst, Magna International
  • Roshni Shokar, General Manager, Wonderschool
  • Jennifer Shumaker, Senior Director, Program Operations, CNS Healthcare
  • Alexis Smith-Scott, Attorney, Bodman PLC
  • Davis Strobridge, Manager, Regulatory Strategy, ITC Holdings
  • Brittany Tayler, Physician, Michigan State University
  • Adrianna Touma, Business Development Coordinator, BDO
  • Malik Washington, Liaison, City Council, City of Detroit
  • Tommy Ziadat, Consumer Market Leader, Bank of America

For more information on the Mackinac Future Leaders program, contact Devon O’Reilly, the Chamber’s Senior Director of Community Engagement and Leadership Development, at