DRP Board Members drive economic development in the Detroit Region

The Detroit Regional Partnership is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation jointly funded by public and private sector organizations across the 11-county Detroit Region. We work collaboratively with the local community to market, grow, and support the region through business attraction and economic development initiatives.

The Detroit Regional Partnership is fortunate to have the finest corporate, civic, and philanthropic leaders in the nation on its Board of Directors. The board consists of impactful community leaders committed to making our home a more prosperous and equitable region.

In addition to our governing board, the Detroit Regional Partnership also consults a Leadership Circle of industry and business professionals. Together, their experience and insight helps guide our strategy as we shape the future of the Detroit Region.

The Detroit Regional Partnership is a leading voice of business attraction in the Detroit Region. With support from the DRP Board and Leadership Circle, we help remove obstacles to business development and design programs to enhance global competitiveness.

Detroit Regional Partnership Board Members

Our governing board consists of senior leaders in the Detroit Region, including influential members of our local government and business community. The current Chairman of the Board is Gerard M. Anderson, Former Chairman and CEO, DTE Energy.

Gerry Anderson (Chairman)
Former Chairman and CEO, DTE Energy

Sandy Baruah
President & CEO, Detroit Regional Chamber

David Coulter
Oakland County Executive

Matt Cullen
Chairman, JACK Entertainment

David Dauch
Chairman & CEO, American Axle & Manufacturing

Tina Freese Decker
President & CEO, Corewell Health

Mike Duggan
Mayor, City of Detroit

Warren Evans
Wayne County Executive

Mark Hackel
Macomb County Executive

David Massaron
Chief Economic Development and Real Estate Officer, General Motors

 

Chip McClure
Managing Partner, Michigan Capital Advisors

Darin McKeever
President & CEO, William Davidson Foundation

Jerry Norcia
Chairman, President & CEO, DTE Energy

Rip Rapson
President & CEO, The Kresge Foundation

Robert G. Riney
President & CEO, Henry Ford Health

La June Montgomery Tabron
President & CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Gary Torgow
Chairman, Huntington Bank

Kylee Mitchell Wells
Executive Director, Southeast Michigan, Ballmer Group

Ridgway White
President & CEO, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Detroit Regional Partnership Leadership Circle

The Detroit Regional Partnership also convenes a Leadership Circle to help drive our economic development agenda forward. The council consists of regional leaders who are prominent voices in their respective industries and communities. 

Gerry Anderson
Former Chairman and CEO, DTE Energy

Kofi Bonner
CEO, Bedrock

Matt Cullen
Chairman, JACK Entertainment

David Dauch
Chairman & CEO, American Axle & Manufacturing

Steve Davis
Michigan Market President, Comerica Bank

Bud Denker
President, Penske Corporation

Dave Egner
President & CEO, Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation

Chris Ilitch
President & CEO, Ilitch Holdings

Daniel J. Loepp
President & CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Darin McKeever
President & CEO, William Davidson Foundation

Rip Rapson
President & CEO, The Kresge Foundation

Brian F. Rich
Senior Vice President & Chief Customer Officer, CMS Energy & Consumers Energy

Robert G. Riney
President & CEO, Henry Ford Health

Benjamin Schwartz, MD, MHCM
President, Corewell Health East

Ray Scott
President & CEO, Lear Corporation

La June Montgomery Tabron
President & CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Gary Torgow
Chairman, Huntington Bank

Kylee Mitchell Wells
Executive Director, Southeast Michigan, Ballmer Group

Ridgway White
President & CEO, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Simon Whitelocke
Vice President, ITC Holdings Corp. & President, ITC Michigan