Our Chairman



William S. Taubman
Chief Operating Officer
Taubman

Our President



Shirley R. Stancato
President & CEO
New Detroit, Inc.

New Detroit Board Members

Chair
William S. Taubman

Chief Operating Officer; Taubman

Vice Chairs
Cheryl P. Johnson

Chief Executive Officer; Coalition On Temporary Shelter

Kevin Prokop

Partner; Rockbridge Growth Equity, LLC

Secretary and Treasurer
Martin Manna

President; Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce

President & CEO
Shirley Stancato

President & CEO; New Detroit, Inc.

Board Members
Fatina Abdrabboh

ADC Michigan Director; American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

N. Charles Anderson

President & CEO; Urban League of Detroit & Southeastern Michigan

The Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony

President; Detroit Branch-NAACP

Nabih H. Ayad

Board Chair; Arab American Civil Rights League

Kenneth Barrett

Global Chief Diversity Officer; General Motors Company

Angela Wang Beasinger

President; WeAct, Inc.

Fay Beydoun

Executive Director; American Arab Chamber of Commerce

Adam Blanck

Chief of Staff; Wallside Windows

David Blaszkiewicz

President & CEO; Invest Detroit

Denise Brooks-Williams

President & CEO; Wyandotte Hospital

Sharlonda Buckman

Chief Executive Officer; Detroit Parent Network

Marvis Cofield

Chief Executive Officer; Alkebu-Lan Village

Maggie DeSantis

Initiative Manager; Building the Engine of Community Development in Detroit

Eva Garza Dewaelsche

President & CEO; SER Metro-Detroit

Reginald Dozier

President & CEO; Lewis & Munday, PC

Marla Drutz

Vice President & General Manager, WDIV-TV Local 4

Linda D. Forte

Comerica Bank

Eugene A. Gargaro, Jr.

Chairman of the Board; Detroit Institute of Arts

Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.

President; University of Detroit Mercy

David F. Girodat

President & CEO; Fifth Third Bank-Eastern Michigan

F. Neal Gram, III

Michigan Market Manager; J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Dierk L. Hall

President & CEO; City Connect Detroit

Kenneth L. Harris

President & CEO; Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce

David Hecker

President; American Federation of Teachers-Michigan

Paul Hillegonds

Chairman; Regional Transit Authority

Hassan Jaber

Executive Director; ACCESS

James A. Jacob

Chief Executive Officer; Ajax Paving Industries, Inc.

Gilda Z. Jacobs

President & CEO; Michigan League for Public Policy

Odis Jones

Managing Partner; MVP Capital Venture

Burt Jordan

Vice President, Global Vehicle and Powertrain Purchasing & Supplier Diversity Development; Ford Motor Company

Tricia A. Keith

Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary & Services; Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Peter Kellett

Chairmain & CEO; Dykema

Jennifer Kluge

Chief Operating Officer; Michigan Food and Beverage Association, Michigan Business and Professional Association

Kate Kohn-Parrott

President & CEO; Greater Detroit Area Health Council, Inc.

Laura Reyes Kopack

President; LA SED

Gordon Krater

Managing Partner; Plante Moran

The Rev. Dr. Donald P. Kreiss

Bishop; Southeast Michigan Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

Anand Kumar

Founder & President; miindia.com & miindia Foundation

David Kurzmann

Executive Director; Jewish Community Relations Council of Metro Detroit

Guadalupe G. Lara

Director; Consortium of Hispanic Agencies

Jason D. Lee

Executive Director; Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP)

Dounia Lievan

Director; Deloitte Digital

Daniel Little, Ph.D.

Chancellor; University of Michigan-Dearborn

Patrick J. McDaniel

President; Hylant Group

William G. Milliken, Jr.

Milliken Realty Group

Faye Nelson

Vice President; Public Affairs, DTE & President; DTE Energy Foundation

Tom Obrien

Vice President & Market Manager; Cumulus Media - Detroit WJR/WDVD/DOUG-FM

Benard Parker

Co-Founder; Operation Get Down

Anne Parsons

President & Chief Executive Officer; Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Sandra Pierce

Vice Chairman; FirstMerit Corporation, Chairman and CEO; FirstMerit Michigan

Daniel L. Quisenberry

President; MAPSA - Michigan Association of Public School Academies

John Rakolta, Jr.

Chairman & CEO; Walbridge

Paul Riser, Jr.

Founding Member; Legacy Associates Foundation

Richard L. Rogers

President; College for Creative Studies

George Scott Romney

Partner; Honigman, Miller, Schwartz & Cohn

Randy Rubin

Chairman, Crypton

Anthony J. Rusciano

Partner; Plunkett Cooney

Todd Sachse

CEO; Sachse Construction Company

Andrew Stein

Executive Director; City Year Detroit

Kevin Sweeney

Market Director; Urban Partnership Bank

Maureen D. Taylor

State Chair; Michigan Welfare Rights

Alice G. Thompson

Chief Executive Officer; Black Family Development, Inc.

Rachel Tronstein

President; Gardner-White Furniture

Glenn E. Wash

President; Glenn E. Wash & Associates

Randal E. Williams

Regional Vice President; Auto Club Group

M. Roy Wilson, M.D., M.S

President; Wayne State University

Ronald T. Wong

Chairman; Lakefront Capital,LLC

Trustee Emeriti
Penny Bailer

Walter E. Douglas

Roderick Gillum

Paul L. Hubbard

The Rev. V. Lonnie Peek, Jr.