Mark A. Burton

President and CEO, Michigan Economic Development Corp. Mark A. Burton is charged with implementing and executing MEDC’s core mission of advocating for business development, job awareness and community development with the focus of building a strong and vibrant Michigan economy. …

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Carol Cain

Senior Producer and Host, CBS 62 Michigan Matters; Columnist, Detroit Free Press Carol Cain is the 12-time Emmy Award winning senior producer and host of Michigan Matters on CBS 62. Cain started the show 15 years ago and has featured …

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Kevin D. Johnson

President and CEO, Detroit Economic Growth Corp. Kevin Johnson is the president and CEO of the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. (DEGC) He has served as president and CEO since June 2018. Johnson spearheads DEGC’s economic development initiatives, including business attraction …

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Jerry Norcia

President and CEO, DTE Energy Jerry Norcia is president and CEO of DTE Energy. In this role since 2016, Norcia is responsible for strategic oversight and operations of the electric and gas utilities, and the two large non-utility businesses. He …

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Paula D. Cunningham

Michigan State Director, AARP Paula D. Cunningham is the state director for AARP Michigan. Prior to her current role, Cunningham was the CEO of Capitol National Bank (CNB), the only African American woman in the country to be president of …

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Chris Holman

Founder and CEO, Michigan Business Network Chris Holman is the founder and CEO of Michigan Business Network, a statewide business news website and broadcast company, for which he hosts “Michigan Business Beat.” Holman is a former high school teacher, coach, …

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