BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAIR 

Sean P. Welsh*

Regional President,
Western Michigan
PNC Bank

VICE CHAIR

Mitchell A. Joppich*

Managing Partner
PwC

TREASURER

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Tina Freese Decker*

President & CEO

Spectrum Health

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Stephen M. Abbott

Executive Director | Middle Market | Commercial Banking JPMorgan Chase

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

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David Beemer

Chief Operating Officer Terryberry

Wayman P. Britt

County Administrator/

Controller

Kent County

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Ronald G. DeWaard 

Managing Partner

Varnum LLP

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Steve Downing* 

President & CEO

Gentex Corporation

Douglas A. Dozeman

Managing Partner
Warner, Norcross
+ Judd LLP

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Dennis Eidson

Chairman

SpartanNash

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Krista Flynn

Regional President - West Michigan Chemical Bank

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Anthony Gagliardo

Building/Code Official

Lake County Building Deptartment

John Irwin

President - WMI Region
The Huntington National Bank

Jim Keane

President & CEO
Steelcase Inc. 

John Kennedy

President and CEO
Autocam Medical

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Hyung Kim, MD, MBA 

President

Mercy Health St. Mary's

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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.

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Greg Madura

Supervisor

Alpine Township

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Dr. Philomena Mantella

President

Grand Valley State University

Hank Meijer

Executive Chairman Meijer, Inc.

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Andi Owen

President & CEO

Herman Miller, Inc.

Richard J. Pappas Ed.D

President
Davenport University

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Matt Paul

President & COO

DTE Gas

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

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Garrick J. Rochow*

President & CEO

Consumers Energy Company

Richard Sorota 

Executive Vice President, Consumer Self-Care - Americas

Perrigo

Renee C. Tabben*

Director

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Market Executive

Bank of America

Market President

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Jim Teets

President & CEO ADAC Automotive

David Van Andel*

Chairman/CEO
Van Andel Institute

Mike VanGessel

CEO
Rockford Construction 

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Mark Washington

City Manager

City of Grand Rapids

Thomas G. Welch, Jr.

Regional President Fifth Third Bank, West Michigan

Bob Wolford

Managing Member

Miller Johnson

* Executive Committee Member