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Board of Directors

Downtown Detroit Partnership Board of Directors

Executive Committee

  • Chair, Board of Directors
    Cynthia J. Pasky
    Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    Strategic Staffing Solutions
  • Chair, Executive Committee and Vice Chair, Board 
    Daniel J. Loepp
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Vice Chair
    Gerard M. Anderson
    Executive Chairman
    DTE Energy
  • Vice Chair
    Matthew P. Cullen
    Chairman of the Board
    JACK Entertainment
  • Member
    Melanca Clark

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Hudson-Webber Foundation
  • Member
    Mary Culler
    President
    Ford Motor Company Fund
  • Member
    Bud Denker
    President
    Penske Corporation, Inc.
  • Member
    David O. Egner*
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation
    *Honorary Director
  • Member
    Dan Gilbert
    Chairman and Founder
    Quicken Loans Inc. and Rock Ventures LLC
  • Member
    Lauren Grannemann
    Vice President
    Rocket Community Fund
  • Member
    Christopher Ilitch
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Ilitch Holdings, Inc.
  • Member
    Eric B. Larson
    Chief Executive Officer
    Downtown Detroit Partnership, Inc.
  • Member
    Michael D. McLauchlan
    Vice President Government Relations
    Ilitch Holdings, Inc.
  • Member
    Timothy F. Nicholson
    Chief Operating Officer
    PVS Chemicals, Inc.
  • Member 
    Sandy Pierce
    Chairman, Huntington Michigan, and Private Client Group and Regional Banking Director
    The Huntington National Bank
  • Member
    Cameron H. Piggott
    Member
    Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • Member
    Bishop Edgar L. Vann II 
    Senior Pastor
    Second Ebenezer Church
  • Member
    Nathaniel L. Wallace
    Director/Detroit
    Knight Foundation

Board Members

  • Marvin Beatty
    Vice President of Community and Public Relations
    Greektown Casino-Hotel
  • Mike Beauregard
    Senior Partner
    Huron Capital Partners
  • John K. Blanchard
    Director of Local Government Relations
    General Motors Company
  • James E. Craig
    Chief
    Detroit Police Department
  • Peter D. Cummings
    Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    The Platform
  • Dave Dubensky
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Ford Motor Land Development
  • Warren C. Evans
    Chief Executive Officer
    Wayne County
  • David Foltyn
    Partner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Honigman LLP
  • William Clay Ford, Jr.
    Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board
    Ford Motor Company
  • Ron Gantner
    Partner
    Plante Moran Cresa
  • David Girodat
    Regional President – Eastern Michigan
    Fifth Third Bank
  • Kenneth L. Hayward
    Vice President, Special Assistant to the President for Community Relations
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Kevin Johnson
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
  • Kevin Karolak
    Chief Marketing Officer
    GTB
  • Peter M. Kellett*
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Dykema Gossett PLLC
    *Honorary Director
  • William P. Kingsley
    Partner
    UHY LLP
  • Jeff Lambert
    Chief Executive Officer
    Lambert & Co.
  • Wright L. Lassiter III
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Henry Ford Health System
  • David J. Mannarino 
    Michigan Market President
    KeyBanks
  • David Massaron
    Budget Director
    State of Michigan
  • David E. Meador
    Vice Chairman and Chief Administrative Officer
    DTE Energy
  • Mariam C. Noland
    President
    Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
  • David Parent*
    Michigan Managing Principal
    Deloitte
    *Honorary Director
  • Roger S. Penske
    Chairman
    Penske Corporation, Inc.
  • Rip Rapson
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    The Kresge Foundation
  • Michael T. Ritchie
    President – Michigan Market
    Comerica Bank
  • John W. Stroh III
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    The Stroh Companies, Inc.
  • Ramesh (Ray) Telang
    Detroit Office Managing Partner
    PwC
  • Arn Tellem
    Vice Chairman
    Detroit Pistons
  • Elie Torgow
    Chief Executive Officer
    Sterling Group
  • David Tsai
    President and Chief Operating Officer
    MGM Grand Detroit
  • Kevin Voight
    Partner
    KPMG
  • Mark Wallace
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, Inc.
  • Dr. M. Roy Wilson
    President
    Wayne State University
  • Rodney P. Wood
    President
    Detroit Lions, Inc.
  • Secretary/Treasurer
    Paul Trulik
    President
    Apparatus Solutions, Inc.