Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Melissa Demorest – Demorest Law Firm

Chair Elect
Robert Altizer – Raymond James, Dearborn

Dale Bender – Dale Bender, PLC*

Past Chair
Gary Kearns – Kearns Brothers

Vice Chairs

Mark Bublitz – Center Street Wealth Strategies

Rob Cory – Ford Land

Peter Rageas – Law Offices of Peter Rageas

Gary Shelley – AirTemp Heating & Cooling & Appliance Repair


Fouad Ashkar – DTE Energy

Mike Bewick – East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority and Times Herald

Rick Bixman – Tire Discount House

Craig Deleon – DMC Sports Medicine

Maria Dwyer – Clark Hill

Fred Eaton – Comcast Government Relations

Jeff Evans – University of Michigan – Dearborn

Steve Henry – Leader Printing & Mailing

Sherry Howes – The Henry Ford

Dr. Stan Jensen – HFCC

Jim Kroll – LaFontaine Automotive Group

Minnie LaGrande – PNC Bank

Alan Osborne – The Henry Hotel

Bill Quigley – Ponderosa Steakhouse

Mike Roy – Ford-Tel Marathon

Kelly Smith – Oakwood Hospital

Weston Stanford – Les Stanford Family of Dealerships

Chastity Townsend – NUSkin/Pharmanex Anti-Aging

Jeff Whitmarsh – SERVPRO of Dearborn Heights N / E Garden City

*Non voting member