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Jeanette​ ​Pierce​

October 20, 2017
Executive Director, Detroit Experience Factory

 width=Jeanette​ ​Pierce​ is executive director of the Detroit Experience Factory, which ​operates​ ​the​ ​only​ ​Detroit​ ​Welcome​ ​Center​ ​and creates​ ​eye-opening​ ​experiences​ ​and​ ​innovative​ ​resources​ ​that​ ​connect​ ​locals​ ​and​ ​visitors​ ​to Detroit’s​ ​people, ​ ​places​ ​and​ ​projects. Since the company’s launch in 2006, more than​ ​95,000​ ​people​ ​have​ ​taken​ ​a​ ​tour​ ​​to​ ​learn​ ​about​ ​Detroit’s​ ​assets, ​small​ ​businesses, ​​historic​ ​neighborhoods,  ​city​ ​planning and​ ​development​ ​policies, ​and​ ​innovative​ ​solutions​ ​to​ ​the​ ​challenges​ ​the​ ​city​ ​faces.

Pierce has​ ​presented​ ​at​ ​more​ ​than​ ​100​ ​events​ ​including​ ​the​ ​Downtown​ ​Las​ ​Vegas​ ​Alliance’s  Annual​ ​Meeting,​ ​the​ ​city​ ​of​ ​Chicago’s​ ​Neighborhood​ ​Organization​ ​Workshop,​ ​and​ ​the International​ ​Downtown​ ​Association’s​ ​Urban​ ​District​ ​Forum.​ ​She​ ​was​ ​honored​ ​by​ ​Crain’s Detroit​ ​Business​ ​as​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​“Top​ ​20​ ​in​ ​their​ ​20s,”​ ​and has​ ​been​ ​awarded​ ​the​ ​Shining​ ​Light  Future​ ​Leader​ ​Award​ ​from​ ​the​ ​Detroit​ ​Free​ ​Press,​ ​the Shooting​ ​Star​ ​Award​ ​from​ ​MichBusiness, and​ ​the​ ​Detroit​ ​Young​ ​Professionals​ ​Vanguard​ ​Award.