Your Partner in Growing Your Community

The Charge to the Emerging Leaders Committee is as follows:

  • Ensure connectivity to industry professionals and establish a network of peers with expertise in the various aspects of economic development.
  • Provide formal individual and/or group opportunities for emerging leaders to be mentored by experienced economic development professionals.
  • Provide emerging leaders with specific professional development opportunities.
  • Create a network conduit for new members and established members.

Committee Co-Chairs:

  • Stephanie Carroll, Manager, Business Development and Community Relations, City of Auburn Hills
  • Samantha Seimer, Economic Development Director, City of Farmington Hills

Committee Members:

  • Alina Anderson, Assistant to the President and Operations Manager, Saginaw Future, Inc.
  • Quentin Bishop, Executive Director, Lapeer Development Corp.
  • William Butler, Business Development Representative, Detroit Regional Partnership
  • Tammy Henry, Executive Director, Luce County Economic Development Corporation
  • Monique Holliday-Bettie, Economic Development Manager, DTE Energy
  • Ryan Hundt, Business Development Manager, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
  • Alex Iseri, Director, Mackinac Economic Alliance
  • Brandon Jonas, Community and Economic Development Administrator, City of Roseville
  • Brent Jones, Vice President, Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership
  • Sean Kammer, Downtown Manager, City of Royal Oak
  • Jonathan Klooster, Economic Development Coordinator, City of Grand Rapids
  • Tanya Markos-Vanno, PMBC Development and Operations Manager, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
  • Zachary Morris, EDFP, Executive Director, Market Van Buren
  • Andria Romkema, Digital Marketing Manager, The Right Place, Inc.
  • Tiffini D. Smith, MBA, MSA-HRM, Director of Human Resources, Detroit Economic Growth Corp.
  • Elizabeth Soule, Investor Relations, Saginaw Future, Inc.
  • Samantha Timko, Chief Assistant to the Township Supervisor, Charter Township of Orion
  • Linda Williams, Vice President of Business Development, Simiron Road and Bridge Division

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