Board of Directors

Executive Committee Officers

Chair of the Board Wright L. Lassiter III
President and Chief Executive Officer
Henry Ford Health System
First Vice Chair Arn Tellem
Vice Chairman Pistons Sports and Entertainment
Immediate Past Chair Ryan Maibach President and Chief Executive Officer Barton Malow Holdings
Treasurer Daniel Ponder
Chairman Franco
General Counsel J. Michael Bernard Equity Member, Member of Exec. Board Dykema Gossett PLLC
President/Secretary Sandy K. Baruah President and Chief Executive Officer Detroit Regional Chamber

Executive Committee

Linda Apsey President and Chief Executive Officer ITC Holdings
Dennis W. Archer Jr. Chief Executive Officer; Founding Partner Ignition Media Group; Archer Corporate Services
Christopher Brochert Partner Lormax Stern Development Co.
Carolyn Cassin President and Chief Executive Officer Michigan Women Forward
Lane Coleman President and Chief Executive Officer Strike Group LLC
David Dauch Chairman and Chief Executive Officer American Axle & Manufacturing Inc.
Bud Denker President Penske Corporation
Richard DeVore EVP, Regional President – Detroit and SE Michigan PNC Bank
Matthew Elliott Detroit Market President Bank of America
Lena Epstein General Manager and Principal Vesco Oil Corporation
Anthony Frabotta Chairman Emeritus UHY LLP
Paul Glantz Chairman Emagine Entertainment Inc.
Kouhaila Hammer President and Chief Executive Officer Ghafari Associates
Ronia Kruse President and Chief Executive Officer OpTech LLC
Trevor Lauer President and Chief Operating Officer, DTE Electric DTE Energy
Lisa Lunsford Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder Global Strategic Supply Solutions
Peter Quigley President and Chief Executive Officer Kelly Services, Inc.
Suzanne Shank President and Chief Executive Officer Siebert Williams Shank & Co.  LLC
Dug Song Co-Founder; Chief Strategy Officer Duo Security; Cisco Secure

Directors

David Alade Managing Partner Century Partners
Priscilla Archangel President Archangel and Associates
Hussein Berry Vice President, Airport Operations at DTW Delta Air Lines
William Burgess Chairman and Member Dickinson Wright PLLC
Matthew Cullen Chairman JACK Entertainment
Brian Demkowicz Chairman, Managing Partner and Co-Founder Huron Capital Partners LLC
John Diggins Partner Platinum Equity
Mark Douglas President Avis Ford Inc.
William Emerson Chairman Rock Holdings Inc.
Christine Estereicher Director, External Affairs & Global Philanthropy Stellantis
Carmen Fakhoury President FGI Professional Services, Inc.
Patrick Fehring Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Level One
John Fikany Chief Executive Officer The Fikany Group
David Foltyn Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Honigman LLP
John Fox President and Chief Executive Officer Beaumont Health
David Girodat Regional President Fifth Third Bank
Matthew Godlewski Vice President, Government Relations Ford Motor Company
Ronald Hall President and Chief Executive Officer Bridgewater Interiors LLC
Rejji Hayes Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer CMS Energy
Kenneth Hayward Vice President, Special Assistant to the President for Community Relations Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Angie Kelly Office Managing Partner Ernst & Young LLP
Kenneth Kelly Chairman and Chief Executive Officer First Independence Bank
Justin Klimko President and Managing Shareholder Butzel Long
Tony Konja President and Chief Executive Officer Artistic Outdoor Services Inc.
Carrie Leahy Member Bodman PLC
David Lewis President, Michigan AT&T
Florine Mark Entrepreneur ML Family Group
Sonya Mays President and Chief Executive Officer Develop Detroit
Patricia Mooradian President and Chief Executive Officer The Henry Ford
Troy Mooyoung Executive Director, Complex Manager Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Megan Norris Chief Executive Officer Miller Canfield
Brian O’Connell Regional Director, State Government Relations General Motors Co.
David Parent Michigan Managing Principal Deloitte LLP
Linda Paullin-Hebden Executive Partner Warner Norcross + Judd
William Phillips President and Chief Executive Officer PIE Management LLC
Stephen Polk President and Chief Executive Officer Highgate LLC
James Proppe Managing Partner Plante Moran
Lauren Rakolta President DFM Solutions
Christine Rice Executive Vice president VisionIT
Michael Ritchie President, Michigan Market Comerica Bank
Derron Sanders Managing Member SG Companies
Jay Sandhu Chief Executive Officer NYX Inc.
Charles Scrase Site Director, Google Ann Arbor; Director, Global Customer Experience Google Inc.
Errol Service President Jam2, Inc.
Thomas Shafer Sr. EVP, Co-President, Commercial Banking The Huntington National Bank
Benjamin Smith Principal Summit Commercial LLC
Bruce Smith Majority Owner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Detroit Manufacturing Systems
Christopher Thomas Co-founder and President Assembly Ventures
Terence Thomas Principal Thomas Group Consulting
Jason Tinsley Michigan Market President JP Morgan Private Bank
Frank Torre Chief Executive Officer Signal Restoration Services
Frank Venegas Chairman and Chief Executive Officer The Ideal Group Inc.
Thomas Vincent President and Chief Executive Officer Plunkett Cooney
Kevin Voigt Michigan Managing Partner KPMG LLP
Carla Walker-Miller Founder and Chief Executive Officer Walker-Miller Energy Services LLC
Kevin Williams President and Chief Executive Officer GAA Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management
Alan Young Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director Alan C. Young & Associates PC

Honorary Directors

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

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