BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAIR 

Sean P. Welsh*

Regional President,
Western Michigan
PNC Bank

VICE CHAIR/INTERIM TREASURER

Mitchell A. Joppich*

Managing Partner
PwC

Rick Baker

President & CEO
Grand Rapids
Chamber 

Norman J. Beauchamp Jr., MD MHS

Executive Vice President for Health Sciences

Michigan State University

Matthew K. Becker*

Managing Partner - Tax

BDO USA, LLP

David Beemer

Chief Operating Officer Terryberry

Wayman P. Britt

County Administrator/

Controller

Kent County

Ronald G. DeWaard 

Managing Partner

Varnum LLP

Steve Downing 

President & CEO

Gentex Corporation

Douglas A. Dozeman

Managing Partner
Warner, Norcross
+ Judd LLP

Krista Flynn

Regional President - West Michigan Chemical Bank

Tina Freese Decker*

President & CEO

Spectrum Health

Dan Gaydou

President,

Midwest Region
MLive Media Group, LLC

Thomas J. Haas, Ph.D.*

President Emeritus
Grand Valley State
University

John Irwin

President - WMI Region
The Huntington National Bank

Sandy Jelinski*

President/CEO
Lake Michigan Credit
Union

Jim Keane

President & CEO
Steelcase Inc. 

John Kennedy

President and CEO
Autocam Medical

Birgit M. Klohs*

President & CEO
The Right Place, Inc.

Blake W. Krueger*

Chairman of the Board 

CEO & President
Wolverine Worldwide

Michael P. McGee

Chief Executive Officer,
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone P.L.C.

Greg Madura

Supervisor

Alpine Township

Hank Meijer

Executive Chairman Meijer, Inc.

Jeff Needham

President

Consumer Healthcare - Americas

Perrigo

Andi Owen

President & CEO

Herman Miller, Inc.

Richard J. Pappas Ed.D

President
Davenport University

William R. Payne*

President

BP Ventures

Bill Pink, Ph.D*

President

Grand Rapids Community College

John C. Porterfield

Regional President,

Department Manager Comerica Bank

Julie Rietberg

CEO

Greater Regional Alliance of Realtors

Garrick J. Rochow

Senior Vice President - Operations

Consumers Energy Company

Robert Spohr

President

Montcalm County

Economic Alliance

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Montcalm Community College

Renee C. Tabben

Director

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Market Executive

Bank of America

Market President

Jim Teets

President & CEO ADAC Automotive

David Van Andel*

Chairman/CEO
Van Andel Institute

Mark Washington

City Manager

City of Grand Rapids

Mike VanGessel

CEO
Rockford Construction 

Thomas G. Welch, Jr.

Regional President Fifth Third Bank, West Michigan

Bob Wolford

Managing Member

Miller Johnson

* Executive Committee Member

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