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
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Rock Ventures LLC
  • Chief Executive Officer
    Eric B. Larson
  • Member
    Gerard M. Anderson
    Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
    DTE Energy Company
  • Member
    David O. Egner
    President
    Hudson-Webber Foundation
  • Member
    Stacy Fox
    Principal
    The Roxbury Group
  • Member
    Daniel B. Gilbert
    Chairman, Rock Ventures
    Founder and Chairman, Quicken Loans
  • Member
    Christopher Ilitch
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Ilitch Holdings, Inc.
  • Member
    George W. Jackson, Jr.
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Ventra Group LLC
  • Member
    Rodrick Miller
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
  • Member
    Cameron H. Piggott
    Member
    Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • 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
  • Gary Brown
    Chief Operating Officer
    City of Detroit
  • John Carter
    Michigan Market President
    Chase
  • Elizabeth Clement
    Deputy Legal Counsel
    State of Michigan
  • James Craig
    Chief of Police
    City of Detroit
  • Keith Crain
    Chairman
    Crain Communications Inc.
  • Mark Davidoff*
    Michigan Managing Partner
    Deloitte LLP
    *Honorary Member
  • Claude “Bud” Denker
    Senior 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
  • Roderick Gillum
    Partner
    Jackson Lewis LLP
  • Ronald L. Hausman
    General Manager
    Walbridge
  • Tricia A. Keith
    Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff
    and Corporate Secretary
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Thomas J. Lewand
    President
    Detroit Lions, Inc.
  • Katy Locker
    Detroit Program Director
    John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • Sergio Marchionne
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    FCA US
  • Steve Marquardt
    Vice President
    Olympia Development
  • David E. Meador
    Vice Chairman and Chief Administrative Officer
    DTE Energy
  • Joseph J. Mullany
    President
    Detroit Medical Center
  • James A. Murray
    President
    AT&T Michigan
  • Timothy F. Nicholson
    Vice President
    PVS Chemicals Inc.
  • Mariam C. Noland
    President
    Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
  • Jim Palmer
    Chief Executive Officer
    Lowe Campbell Ewald
  • Heather Paquette
    Managing Partner
    KPMG
  • Sandra E. Pierce
    Vice Chairman, FirstMerit Corporation and
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, FirstMerit Michigan
  • Roger S. Penske
    Chairman
    Penske Corporation
  • Richard (Rip) Rapson
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    The Kresge Foundation
  • Michael T. Ritchie
    President, Michigan
    Comerica Bank
  • Doug Rothwell
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Business Leaders for Michigan
  • Andra Rush
    President
    Rush Group
  • Nancy Schlichting
    Chief Executive Officer
    Henry Ford Health System
  • John W. Stroh III
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    The Stroh Companies, Inc.
  • Ramesh (Ray) Telang
    Greater Michigan Market Managing Partner
    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Gary H. Torgow
    President and Founder
    The Sterling Group
  • Mark Wallace
    President & CEO
    Detroit Riverfront Conservancy
  • Steven A. White
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Detroit Renewable Energy
  • M. Roy Wilson
    President
    Wayne State University
  • Steven J. Zanella
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    MGM Grand Detroit
  • Secretary / Treasurer
    Paul Trulik
    President
    Apparatus Solutions, Inc.