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Tammy Carnrike Named to USGLC Michigan Advisory Committee

DETROIT, Sept. 10, 2018 – Detroit Regional Chamber Chief Operating Officer, Tammy Carnrike, CCE has been named to the Michigan Advisory Committee of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s Michigan Advisory Committee is comprised of more than 60 leaders from across the state, including veterans, business leaders, former Ambassadors and academics. This bipartisan committee believes that Michigan benefits when America leads the world through investments in development and diplomacy.

Last year, Michigan exported nearly $60 billion in goods and services to foreign markets, and trade supported over 1 million jobs in the state, making U.S. international engagement a strategic issue for the community.

“The USGLC’s Michigan Advisory Committees bring together top leaders to highlight the importance of American engagement overseas,” said Jason Gross, executive director of the USGLC. “The new and growing leadership of this group demonstrates a commitment to development and diplomacy and emphasizes the importance of investing in America’s International Affairs Budget.”

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition ( is a broad-based influential network of 500 businesses and non-governmental organizations; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support strategic investments to elevate development and diplomacy alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.

In her role as chief operating officer for the Chamber, Carnrike is responsible for day-to-day oversight and corporate governance, major investor relations, signature events and high-profile convening including the Mackinac Policy Conference and working relationships with the defense industry.

Carnrike serves as the Civilian Aide to Secretary of the Army for Michigan (CASA), as a member of the Advisory Council for the U.S. Army Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM), member of the Governance Committee, Protect and Grow: A Strategic Plan for Michigan’s Defense and Homeland Security Economy. In addition, she serves on the Board of Directors of Citizens Detroit.