Bryan C. Barnhill II
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Bryan C. Barnhill II

Detroit Engagement Manager, City Solutions, Ford Motor Company

Bryan C. Barnhill II is the Detroit engagement manager for City Solutions for Ford Motor Co. Barnhill plays a critical role in shaping the creation of Ford’s urban eco-system for mobility innovation in Detroit.

Prior to joining Ford Motor Company, Barnhill worked in Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan’s administration as the chief talent officer. Before working in the mayor’s office, he was the campaign manager for the Duggan for Detroit campaign, leading the historic write-in campaign victory. He has also served as chief of staff, and director of policy and legislative affairs in the Detroit City Council President’s Office. He has also worked at Southwest Housing Solutions in Detroit, and at Kushner Companies in New York.

Barnhill is actively engaged in the community, serving on a number of Board of Director’s across the region. In addition, he is a gubernatorial appointee to the State of Michigan Blue Ribbon Panel for Parks and Recreation spaces and the Belle Isle State Park Advisory Board. Barnhill was also selected by the Detroit Regional Chamber to be part of the inaugural cohort of Harvard Business School’s Young American Leaders Program and has a bachelor’s degree in Government from Harvard University and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.