Board Members

Chair

Rachel Tronstein Stewart 
President
Gardner White Furniture

Vice Chairs

Cheryl P. Johnson
Chief Executive Officer; Coalition On Temporary Shelter

Kevin Prokop
Partner; Rockbridge Growth Equity, LLC

Secretary 

Peter Kellett
Member & Chair Emeritus; Dykema

Treasurer

Andrew Stein
V.P. & Executive Director, City Year Detroit

President & CEO

Michael Rafferty

Board Members

N. Charles Anderson
President & CEO; Urban League of Detroit & Southeastern Michigan

The Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony
President; Detroit Branch-NAACP

Daniel K. Artone
Vice President & General Manager, Enterprise Holdings – Michigan Group

Nabih H. Ayad
Founder; Arab American Civil Rights League

Angela Wang Beasinger
President; WeAct, Inc.

Charles M. Beckham
Retired – City of Detroit

Fay Beydoun
Executive Director; American Arab Chamber of Commerce

Adam Blanck
Chief of Staff; Wallside Windows

Denise Brooks-Williams
Sr. Vice President & CEO, North Market – Henry Ford Health System

Chase L. Cantrell
Executive Director and Founder; Building Community Value

Marvis Cofield
Chief Executive Officer; Alkebu-Lan Village

Dwan Dandridge
CEO, Black Leaders 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

Benjamin F. Felton
Senior V.P. – Fossil Generation, DTE Energy

Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.
President; University of Detroit Mercy

David F. Girodat
President & CEO; Fifth Third Bank-Eastern Michigan

Donna L. Givens Davidson
President & CEO; Eastside Community Network

Domenico Grasso, Ph.D.
Chancellor; University of Michigan – Dearborn

Dierk L. Hall
President & CEO; City Connect Detroit

David Hecker
President; American Federation of Teachers-Michigan

Paul Hillegonds
CEO; Michigan Health Endowment Fund

Shonda Issac
Area General Manager: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

Hassan Jaber
Executive Director; ACCESS

Gilda Z. Jacobs
President & CEO; Michigan League for Public Policy

Laura Reyes Kopack
President; LA SED

Gordon Krater
Partner; Plante Moran

Anand Kumar
Founder & President; Miindia Foundation & miindia.com

Chris Lambert
CEO, Life Remodeled

Rabbi Asher Z. Lopatin
Executive Director, JCRA/AJC of Detroit

Martin Manna
President; Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce

Kirk Mayes
CEO, Forgotten Harvest

William G. Milliken, Jr.
Milliken Realty Company

Sandra Pierce
Chairman – Huntington Bank Michigan, Private Client Group & Regional Banking Director

Daniel L. Quisenberry
President; MAPSA – Michigan Association of Public School Academies

Michelle Reaves
Executive Director, DAPCEP; Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program

Paul Riser, Jr.
Director, Detroit Urban Solutions

Randy Rubin
National Co-Chairman, Venture for America

Todd Sachse
CEO; Sachse Construction Company

Rev. Larry L. Simmons, Sr.
Executive Director, Brightmoor Alliance

Michael Sosin
Attorney at Law

Thomas F. Stallworth
President; Stallworth Consulting Group, LLC

William S. Taubman
Chief Operating Officer; Taubman

Maureen D. Taylor
State Chair; Michigan Welfare Rights

Eric Thomas
Brand Strategist & Senior Partner; SAGA Marketing

Alice G. Thompson
CEO, Black Family Development Educational Services, Inc.

Bob Waun
CEO; C3Venture Flint, LLC

M. Roy Wilson, M.D., M.S
President; Wayne State University

Ronald T. Wong
Chairman; Lakefront Capital, LLC

Director Emeriti

Penny Bailer

Walter E. Douglas

Roderick Gillum

Paul L. Hubbard

John D. Lewis

Bernard Parker

The Rev. V. Lonnie Peek, Jr.

John Rakolta, Jr.

Shirley R. Stancato

S. Martin Taylor

Glenn E. Wash