Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce Announces New Board of Directors

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DEARBORN, MI-The Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the election of four new members to its 2016 Board of Directors, and its new Chair, Robert Altizer of the Dearborn Branch of Raymond James. Altizer also announced that Craig DeLeon of Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Sports Medicine will serve as the Chair-Elect for 2016.


“It will be a pleasure to serve our area businesses and community alongside the president, Jackie Lovejoy and staff of the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce throughout 2016,” commented Altizer.


Altizer has served on the board since 2010 as a representative of the Dearborn Branch of Raymond James. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Central Michigan University.


At the Chamber’s annual Holiday Gala & Auction last December, Melissa Demorest-LeDuc of Demorest Law Firm was recognized as the outgoing board chair for her commitment and leadership throughout her term. In addition, three outgoing board members were honored for their service: Mark Bublitz of Center Street Wealth Strategies, Fred Eaton of Comcast, and Gary Shelley of Air Temp Heating and Cooling.


Four new board members have assumed their three year terms January 1, 2016: Michael Kruczek of DFCU Financial, Sean McGraw of Sean McGraw State Farm Agency, Ryan O’Hara of Sphinx Technologies, and Claudine Marosi of Right at Home Dearborn/Downriver.


“We are delighted to welcome our new board members,” commented Jackie Lovejoy, President of the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce. “Our board of directors provide support and guidance as we navigate each new year. With the Chamber’s robust calendar of programs in our community, their commitment to growing our area and Southeast Michigan helps makes our chamber exemplary!”


For more information on the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce, including upcoming programs and events, please visit or call 313-584-6100. Be sure to follow the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce on Facebook at, on Twitter @DbnAreaChamber and the Chamber website for all the latest Chamber news and events.


The Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce provides nearly 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.