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Ralph Gerson

Davidson Foundation

Dan Doctoroff

CEO, Sidewalk Labs

Rip Rapson

President and CEO, The Kresge Foundation

Jamie Hodari

CEO and Co-Founder, Industrious Office

Darryl Robinson

SEVP/Chief Human Resources Officer, CommonSpirit

Dick Costolo

Ex-CEO, Twitter

Sam Gill

Sr. VP/Chief Program Officer, Knight Foundation

La June Montgomery Tabron

President and CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Byron Allen

Founder/Chairman/CEO, Allen Media Group/Entertainment Studios

Robin Washington

Member/Board of Directors, Alphabet and Salesforce

Mary Kramer

Group Publisher, Crain Communications

Darren Walker

President, The Ford Foundation

Deirdre O'Brien

Sr. VP/Retail and People, Apple

Samuel Stanley

President, Michigan State University

Mark Hawkins

President and CFO, Salesforce

Nathan Wolfe

Expert, Virologist

Kelley Root

Executive Editor, Crain's Detroit Business

Mark Schlissel

President, University of Michigan

M. Roy Wilson

President, Wayne State University

Dan Okrent


Steve Hamp


Jamon Jordan

Historian, Black Scroll History Network

Jim Anderson

President and CEO, Urban Science

Faye Nelson

Michigan Director, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Joshua Edmonds

Director of Digital Inclusion, City of Detroit/Connect 313 Fund

Danielle Russell

Managing Director/America's Platform, Google

Tonya Watson

Global Procurement Officer, Amazon

KimArie Yowell

Chief Learning Officer, Quicken

Eric Ryan

Co-Founder, Olly

Patricia Glaza

EVP, Invest Detroit

Trevor Pawl

Chief Mobility Officer, State of Michigan

Alec Gallimore

Dean of Engineering, University of Michigan

Tyler Duvall


Warren Harris

CEO, Tata Technologies

David Woessner

General Manager, Local Motors

Anne Sempowski Ward


Linda Hubbard

President and COO, Carhartt

Ed Hogikyan

Former SVP-Marketing, NYC & Company

Toby Barlow

Chief Creative Officer, Lafayette American

Eric Thomas

Chief Storyteller, City of Detroit

Barry Randolph

Reverend, Church of the Messiah

Everard Findlay

Everard Findlay LLC

Chris Leinberger

Founding Partner and Managing Director, Places Platform

David Alade

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Century Partners

Derric Scott

CEO, East Jefferson Dev. Corp.

Eric Larson

CEO, Downtown Detroit Partnership

Alex Keros

Lead Architect/EV Infrastructure, General Motors

James Jack

Founder, Human-I-T

Ron Klain

Executive VP, Revolution Ventures

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist

State of Michigan

Carolina Pluszcynski

Detroit Development Director, Ford Motor Company

Roz Brewer

COO, Starbucks

Jessica Robinson

Co-Founder, MI Mobility Institute

Kerry Duggan


Camille Walker Banks


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Working to expand opportunities in America’s cities.

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