Dearborn Area Chamber Announces New Director of Events

The Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Ronald J. Hinrichs as the new Director of Events.

Ron brings a background of event management, public relations, and nonprofit administration to the Dearborn Area Chamber. Throughout his career, Ron has devoted his efforts to serving and enhancing the Dearborn region.

“We are excited about Ron joining our team at the Chamber,” commented Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce President Jackie Lovejoy. “His expertise, enthusiasm and experience will contribute to our vision of connections, value, progress and innovation that we deliver to our members and the community.”

Prior to joining the Chamber, Ron served as a supervisor in the Creative Programs department at the Henry Ford, as a volunteer executive director of a local nonprofit, and most recently in the City of Dearborn Heights Mayor’s Office. He has served the Dearborn community as an intern in both the City of Dearborn Department of Public Information, and the Dearborn District Office of Congressman John D. Dingell.

“I am thrilled to be joining such a creative and talented team at the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce,” Hinrichs explained. “The commitment, teamwork and ideas that our members, staff and community bring to the table will allow us to continue to build upon the past successes of the Chamber and provide for an exciting and bright future for the entire Dearborn area.”

Ron holds an Associate in Liberal Arts with Honors from Henry Ford Community College and a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from Wayne State University. Hinrichs resides with his wife, Leah and their 17 month old daughter, Natalie in Southgate.

Hinrichs will work with Chamber President Jackie Lovejoy and staff, along with the board of directors and members, to engage Chamber members in significant membership outreach and signature events including Teacher of the Year Awards, Taste of Dearborn, the new Young Entrepreneurs Academy and other annual events and activities.

For more information, please contact the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce by phone at 313-584-6100. Be sure to follow the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce on Facebook at, on Twitter @DbnAreaChamber and online at for all the latest news and events.

The Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce provides 600+ members with the opportunities and resources to engage and network with other businesses, enhancing financial growth, professional development, and the ability to contribute to a thriving community environment.