Board | Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes

2019 - 2020 Directors

Dave Bell
CFO & Treasurer
EQI Ltd
 
James Bos
Vice President Global Procurement
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors Jenni
 
Jennifer Bowman
Deputy Director of Federal Affairs
Michigan Department of Talent & Economic Development
 
Meredith Brown
Owner & President
Kilwins Petoskey
 
Steve Carlson
Community Leader
(Retired GE Aviation Vice President)
 
Rhonda DeBoer
Group Human Resource Director
Autocam
 
Krista Flynn
Regional President - West
Chemical Bank
 
Ronald Floor
Community President/Commercial Relationship Manager
Fifth Third Bank
 
J. Todd James
Vice President Global Sales
Haworth
 
Monica King
Managing Partner & CEO
DWH, LLC
 
Mark Lardieri — Technology & JA Girls' Dream Fair Chair
President
CQL Inc
 
Zachary Shaw Littleton
Vice President
JP Morgan Chase Bank
 
Chris Milliron — NWSO/Traverse City Advisory Chair
Chief Lending Officer
TBA Credit Union
 
Ron Modreski
Owner
RAM Management Group
 
Kevin Patterson — Vice-Chair Titan Business Challenge
Audit Partner
BDO
 
Gregg Peters
Chief Financial Officer
Greenville Tool & Die
 
Gwen Sandefur
President
Spectrum Health Hospital Group
 
David Seppela — Montcalm County Advisory Board
Division President
Isabella Bank
 
Matthew D Smith
Managing Director
Deloitte LLP
 
Rich Sorota
President & CEO
Ranir
 
Martin Stein
Managing Director
Blackford Capital LLC
 
Michael Stornant
CFO, Senior Vice President & Treasurer
Wolverine World Wide Inc
 
Victor Sturgis — Associate Leadership Board Chair
Tax Manager
Crowe LLP
 
Scott Pranger — Board Member Emeritus
Community Leader
 
David Faber — Education Advisory Council
Superintendent of Catholic Schools
Diocese of Grand Rapids
 
John Helmholdt — Education Advisory Council
Executive Director of Communications & External Affairs
Grand Rapids Public Schools
 

JA of the Michigan Great Lakes Executive Committee Members

William B. (Brad) Kessel — Chairperson of the Board, 2019 - 2021
President & CEO
Independent Bank
 
Joe Tomaszewski — Immediate Past Chairperson (2019 - 2021)
Partner
Crowe LLP
 
Robert T Worthington — Vice-Chair Free Enterprise Center
Chief Operating Officer
Mercantile Bank
 
Sarah Mezwicki — Vice-Chair, Finance
Partner
Ernst & Young
 
James (Jim) S. Nicholson — Vice-Chair, Board Development
Sr Vice President - CFO
Bissell Inc
 
Robin Kleinjans-McKee — Vice-Chair, Business Hall of Fame
Financial Planning & Analysis
Dematic
 
Scott Fiser — Vice-Chair, Volunteers
SVP Central Michigan Middle Market
Bank of America
 
Lance Erickson — Vice-Chair, Free Enterprise Golf Invitational
SVP
Fifth Third Bank
 
Marti Lolli — Vice-Chair, Marketing
CMO & SVP Consumer & Government Markets
Priority Health
 
Kevin Patterson — Vice-Chair, Titan Business Challenge
Audit Partner
BDO
 
OPEN — Corporate Secretary
 
John Maynard — Vice-Chair, Bowling
Partner
KPMG LLP
 
Lea Ammerman — JA Mid-Michigan Chairperson
Executive VP of Member Services
MSUFCU
 
Jodi Havera — JA Southwest Michigan Chairperson
CFO
Landscape Forms Inc
 
Mike Volk — At Large Member
Executive VP Finance/CFO & Treasurer
Davenport University
 
Noble Billingsley — At Large Member
Director of Gas Operations
DTE Energy
 
William C Coderre III, CFRE — President
President
Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student

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