August

August 19

11:00 am

Eugene Robinson

Pulitzer Prize-winning Columnist, The Washington Post; Political Analyst, MSNBC

Devin Scillian

Anchor, WDIV-TV4, NBC

August 26

11:00 am

Courtney Cogburn

Associate Professor and Co-director, Justice, Equity, Technology Lab, Columbia University School of Social Work

Garlin Gilchrist II

Lieutenant Governor, State of Michigan

Kenneth Kelly

Chairman and CEO, First Independence Bank

Patti K. Poppe

President and CEO, CMS Energy and Consumers Energy

September

September 2

11:00 am

Dr. Joneigh S. Khaldun

Chief Medical Executive and Chief Deputy Director for Health, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Wright L. Lassiter III

President and CEO, Henry Ford health System

September 9

11:00 am

Gretchen Whitmer

Governor, State of Michigan

Dan Loepp

President and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

September 16

11:00 am

John James

President, James Group International

Gary Peters

US Senator (MI-D)

Stephen Henderson

Contributor, One Detroit and DPTV; Host, WDET 101.9 FM

Nolan Finley

Contributor, One Detroit and DPTV; Editorial Page Editor, The Detroit News

September 23

11:00 am

Tawanna Black

CEO, Center for Economic Inclusion

Anika Goss

Executive Director, Detroit Future City

September Hargrove

Vice President and Detroit Program Officer, JP Morgan Chase

September 30

11:00 am

Andrew Yang

Former Presidential Candidate and Entrepreneur; Founder, Venture for America; Political Commenator, CNN

Margaret Hoover

Political Contributor, CNN; Best-selling Author

Harold Ford Jr.

Former U.S. Representative; Political Pundit

October

October 14

11:00 am

Mike Duggan

Mayor, City of Detroit

October 21

Carla Walker-Miller

Founder & CEO Walker-Miller Energy Services

Andi Owen

President and CEO, Herman Miller

October 28

11:00 am

Carol Cain

Senior Producer and Host, CBS 62 Michigan Matters; Columnist, Detroit Free Press

October 30

11:00 am

Kevin Johnson

President and CEO, Detroit Economic Growth Corp.

Mark Burton

Presient and CEO, Michigan Economic Development Corp.

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