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Board of Directors

Downtown Detroit Partnership
Executive Committee

  • Chair, Board of Directors
    Cynthia J. Pasky
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Strategic Staffing Solutions
  • Chair, Executive Committee
    Daniel J. Loepp
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Vice Chair
    Matthew P. Cullen
    Chief Executive Officer
    JACK Entertainment
  • Chief Executive Officer
    Eric B. Larson
  • Member
    Gerard M. Anderson
    Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
    DTE Energy
  • Member
    David O. Egner
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation
  • Member
    Stacy Fox
    Principal
    The Roxbury Group
  • Member
    Dan Gilbert
    Founder and Chairman, Quicken Loans
  • Member
    Christopher Ilitch
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Ilitch Holdings, Inc.
  • Member
    Benjamin S. Kennedy
    Managing Director, American Cities Practice,
    and Co-Managing Director, Detroit Program

    The Kresge Foundation
  • Member
    Rodrick Miller
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
  • Member
    Cameron H. Piggott
    Member
    Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • Member
    Matthew J. Simoncini
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Lear Corp.
  • Member
    Denise Starr
    Human Resources Director
    City of Detroit
  • Member
    Bishop Edgar L. Vann II 
    Pastor
    Second Ebenezer Church

Downtown Detroit Partnership
Board Members

  • Marvin Beatty
    Vice President of Community and Public Relations
    Greektown Casino-Hotel
  • John K. Blanchard
    Director, Local Government Relations
    General Motors Company
  • John Carter
    Michigan Market President
    Chase
  • Melanca Clark
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Hudson-Webber Foundation
  • James Craig
    Chief Executive Officer
    City of Detroit
  • Keith Crain
    Chairman
    Crain Communications Inc.
  • Mark Davidoff*
    Michigan Managing Partner
    Deloitte LLP
    *Honorary Member
  • Bud Denker
    Executive Vice President
    Penske Corporation
  • Warren C. Evans
    Chief Executive Officer
    Wayne County
  • David Foltyn
    Chair and Chief Executive Officer
    Honigman Miller Schwartz and
    Cohn, LLP
  • J.G. Ted Gillary
    Executive Manager
    Detroit Athletic Club
  • George W. Jackson, Jr.
    Chair and Chief Executive Officer
    Ventra Group LLC
  • Tricia A. Keith
    Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff, Corporate Secretary and Services
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • William P. Kingsley
    Partner
    UHY LLP
  • Jeff Lambert
    President and Managing Partner
    Lambert, Edwards & Associates
  • Katy Locker
    Detroit Program Director
    John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • David P. Massaron 
    Deputy Chief of Staff and Counsel to the Mayor
    City of Detroit
  • Michael D. McLauchlan
    Vice President, Government Relations
    Ilitch Holdings, Inc.
  • David E. Meador
    Vice Chairman and Chief Administrative Officer
    DTE Energy
  • Joseph J. Mullany
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Detroit Medical Center
  • Michael Neubecker
    President and Chief Operating Officer
    MGM Grand Detroit
  • Timothy F. Nicholson
    Vice President
    PVS Chemicals Inc.
  • Mariam C. Noland
    President
    Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
  • Heather Paquette
    Office Managing Partner – Detroit
    KPMG LLP
  • Roger S. Penske
    Chairman
    Penske Corporation
  • Sandra E. Pierce
    Chairman, Huntington Michigan
    Senior Executive Vice President,Private Client Group and Regional Director
    The Huntington National Bank
  • Richard (Rip) Rapson
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    The Kresge Foundation
  • Michael T. Ritchie
    President, Michigan
    Comerica Bank
  • Andra Rush
    President
    Rush Group
  • John W. Stroh III
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    The Stroh Companies, Inc.
  • Ramesh (Ray) Telang
    Managing Partner, Greater Michigan Market
    PwC
  • Arn Tellem
    Vice Chairman
    Palace Sports and Entertainment
  • Elie Torgow
    Chief Executive Officer
    The Sterling Group
  • James Vella
    President, Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services
    Ford Motor Company
  • Mark Wallace
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Detroit Riverfront Conservancy
  • John J. Walsh
    Director of Strategy, Governor Rick Snyder
    State of Michigan
  • Steven A. White
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Detroit Renewable Energy
  • M. Roy Wilson
    President
    Wayne State University
  • Rodney P. Wood
    President
    Detroit Lions
  • Secretary/Treasurer
    Paul Trulik
    President
    Apparatus Solutions, Inc.