Business Leadership Council

The InvestMichigan! Business Leadership Council was formed to provide support to the program managers in maximizing the potential of portfolio companies by drawing on the experience, expertise and business networks of successful Michigan executives and entrepreneurs. Members include:

  • Peter Karmanos, Jr., Executive Chairman, Compuware (BLC Chairman)
  • Joseph Hohner, EVP, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • George Jackson, CEO, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
  • Mark Murray, President, Meijer, Inc.
  • Jim Herbert, Chairman & CEO, Neogen Corp
  • Mark Reuss, GM VP & President North America, General Motors
  • Sandra Pierce, former President & CEO, Charter One Bank
  • Jim Nicholson, President & CEO, PVS Chemicals
  • Beth Chappell, CEO, Detroit Economic Club
  • Dan Gilbert, Chairman, Quicken Loans
  • Andy Dillon, State Treasurer, Michigan Department of Treasury
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