Board of Directors

Executive Committee Officers

Chairman of the Board Ryan Maibach
President & CEO
Barton Malow
First Vice Chairman Wright L. Lassiter III
President & CEO Henry Ford Health System
Treasurer Daniel Ponder
Chairman & CEO Franco
President/Secretary Sandy K. Baruah President & CEO Detroit Regional Chamber
General Counsel J. Michael Bernard Equity Member; Member of Exec. Board Dykema Gossett PLLC

Executive Committee

Linda Apsey President & CEO ITC
Dennis W. Archer Jr. CEO Ignition Media Group
Christopher Brochert Partner Lormax Stern Development Co.
Carolyn Cassin CEO & President Michigan Women Forward
Lane Coleman President & CEO Strike Group LLC
Hank Cooney Partner Plunkett Cooney PC
David Dauch Chairman & CEO American Axle & Manufacturing Inc.
Bud Denker President Penske Corporation
Richard DeVore Regional President – Detroit & SE Michigan PNC Bank
Matthew Elliott Michigan Market President Bank of America
Anthony Frabotta CEO / Chairman UHY LLP
Paul Glantz Co-founder / Chairman Emagine Entertainment, Inc.
Kouhaila Hammer President & CEO Ghafari Associates
Trevor Lauer President & COO of DTE Electric DTE Energy
Lisa Lunsford CEO Global Strategic Supply Solutions
Florine Mark
Michael McGee Senior Principal Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone PLC
Stephen Polk President & CEO Highgate LLC
Peter Quigley President & CEO Kelly Services, Inc.
Suzanne Shank President & CEO Siebert Williams Shank & Co., LLC.
Ramesh (Ray) Telang US Automotive Leader, Detroit Managing Partner PwC
Arn Tellem Vice Chairman Detroit Pistons


Hussein Berry Vice President, Airport Operations at DTW Delta Air Lines
Dean Brody Managing Director Accenture
William Burgess Chairman & Member Dickinson Wright PLLC
Brian Demkowicz Managing Partner Huron Capital Partners LLC
John Diggins Partner Platinum Equity
Alessandro DiNello President & CEO Flagstar Bank
Mark Douglas President Avis Ford, Inc.
Lena Epstein General Manager & Principal Vesco Oil Corporation
Christine Estereicher Director, State Relations, Civic Engagement External Affairs & Global COO-Foundation Stellantis
Carmen Fakhoury President FGI Professional Services, Inc.
Patrick Fehring Chairman, President & CEO Level One Bancorp, Inc.
John Fikany CEO The Fikany Group
David Foltyn Chairman & CEO Honigman LLP
John Fox President & CEO Beaumont Health
David Girodat Regional President Fifth Third Bank
Matthew Godlewski Vice President, Government Relations Ford Motor Company
Ronald Hall President & CEO Bridgewater Interiors LLC
Angie Kelly Office Managing Partner Ernst & Young LLP
Kenneth Kelly Chairman & CEO First Independence Bank
Justin Klimko President & Managing Shareholder Butzel Long
William Kozyra President & CEO TI Automotive Ltd.
Ronia Kruse President & CEO OpTech LLC
Carrie Leahy Member Bodman PLC
David Lewis President – Michigan AT&T
Thomas Manganello Partner, Co-Chair Automotive Industry Group Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Patricia Mooradian President & CEO The Henry Ford
Troy Mooyoung Executive Director, Complex Manager Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Brian O’Connell Regional Director, State Government Relations General Motors
David Parent Managing Partner Deloitte LLP
James Proppe Managing Partner Plante Moran
Christine Rice Executive Vice president VisionIT
Michael Ritchie President – Michigan Market Comerica Bank
Derron Sanders Managing Member SG Companies
Charles Scrase Site Director, Google Ann Arbor / Director, Global Customer Experence Google, Inc.
Errol Service Managing Director E.C.S. Partnership
Thomas Shafer President & COO TCF National Bank
Benjamin Smith Principal Summit Commercial LLC
Bruce Smith Chairman and CEO Detroit Manufacturing Systems
Dug Song Co-Founder, CEO  President, Duo Security / General Manager, Cisco Duo Security / Cisco
Christopher Thomas Co-Founder and President Assembly Ventures
Frank Torre CEO Signal Restoration Services
Frank Venegas Chairman & CEO Ideal Group
Kevin Voigt Michigan Managing Partner KPMG LLP
Carla Walker-Miller President & CEO Walker-Miller Energy Services LLC
Alan Young Managing Director Alan C. Young & Associates PC

Honorary Directors

Barbara Allushuski Dennis Archer Elizabeth Chappell
Mark Davidoff Frank Hennessey Daniel Loepp
Benjamin Maibach, III Charles McClure Michael Monahan
Leslie Murphy James Nicholson Cynthia Pasky
Sandra Pierce Patti Poppe Nancy Schlichting
Ronald Steffans Joseph Welch

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