Junior Achievement of Michigan Great Lakes Executive Committee

Brad Kessel  — Chairperson of the Board (2020-2021)
President & CEO
Independent Bank
Joe Tomaszewski  — Immediate Past Chairperson (2020-2021) & Corporate Secretary
Crowe LLP
Lance Erickson  — Vice-Chair, Free Enterprise Golf Invitational
Senior Vice President
Fifth Third Bank
Scott Fiser  — Vice-Chair, Volunteers
Senior Vice President Global Commercial Banking
Bank of America
Robin Kleinjans-McKee  — Vice-Chair, Business Hall of Fame
Vice President of Finance & Operations
Open Systems Technologies, Inc.
John Maynard  — Vice-Chair, Bowling
Sarah Mezwicki  — Vice-Chair, Finance
Ernst & Young
James Nicholson  — Vice-Chair, Board Development
Sr. Vice President – CFO
Bissell Inc.
Kevin Patterson  — Vice-Chair, Titan Business Challenge
Audit Partner
Robert Worthington  — Vice-Chair Free Enterprise Center
Chief Operating Officer
Mercantile Bank
Lea Ammerman  — JA Mid Michigan Chairperson
Executive VP of Member Service
Ron Foor  — JA Southwest Michigan Chairperson
Community President/ Commercial Relationship 2 Manager
Fifth Third Bank
Noble Billingsley  — At Large Member
Manager, Customer Service
DTE Energy
Jodi Havera  — At Large Member
Chief Financial Officer
Landscape Forms



Junior Achievement of Michigan Great Lakes Board Members

Victor Sturgis  — Associate Leadership Board Chair
Sr. Tax Manager & Racial Equity Fellow
Crowe LLP & CEO Action for Racial Equity Fellowship
Meredith Brown  — NSO/Petoskey Advisory Chair
Owner & President
Kilwins Petoskey
David Seppala  — Montcalm County Advisory Chair
Division President
Isabella Bank
Kim Baber
Varnum LLP
Jennifer Bowman
Deputy Director of Federal Affairs
Michigan Department of Talent & Economic Development
Steve Carlson
Community Leader
Retired GE Aviation Vice President
Rhonda DeBoer
Group Human Resource Director
Krista Flynn
Regional President – West
TCF Bank
Scott Harris
President Senior Commercial Relationship Manger
The Huntington National Bank
Jeff Harrison
Vice President North American Business Group
Haworth, Inc.
Monica King
Managing Partner & CEO
Kris Kurtz CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Metro Health – University of Michigan Health
Mark Lardieri
CQL Inc.
Zachary Littleton
Vice President
JPMorgan Chase Bank
Marti Lolli
Community Leader
Ron Modreski
RAM Management Group
Gregg Peters
Corporate Controller
Sound Off Signal
Scott Pranger
Community Leader
Pamela Ries
SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer
Spectrum Health System
Gwen Sandefur
CEO & Founder
Loud Minds, Inc.
Matthew Smith
Managing Director
Deloitte LLP
Rich Sorota
Executive VP & President, Consumer Self-Care Americas
Martin Stein
Managing Director
Blackford Capital LLC
Michael Stornant
CFO, Sr. Vice President & Treasurer
Wolverine World Wide, Inc.
Mike Volk
Executive VP & Treasurer
Davenport University
Tim Williams
Community Leader
Retired Stryker
David Faber  — Education Advisory Council
Superintendent of Catholic Schools
Diocese of Grand Rapids
John Helmholdt  — Education Advisory Council
Executive Director of Communications & External Affairs
Grand Rapids Public Schools



Junior Achievement of Michigan Great Lakes JA Associate Leadership Board

Victor Sturgis  — Associate Leadership Board Chair
Sr. Tax Manager & Racial Equity Fellow
Crowe LLP & CEO Action for Racial Equity Fellowship
Jay Begrow
Interior Designer
Jeremy Cosby
Morgan Dailey
Career Navigation Coordinator
Kent ISD
Heather DeLaLuz CPA.
Managing Director, Tax Integration
Ron Erway
Vice President of Employee Health & Benefits
Marsh & McLennan Agency
Nicholas Espinoza
Assistant Vice President Financial Solutions Advisor
Merrill Lynch
Brianne Frucci-Tucker
Sr. Communications Specialist
Farmers Insurance
DeAndre' Harris
Labor and Employment Attorney
Warner Norcross Judd
Brad Lundvick
Grand Rapids Public Schools
Christine Stevens
Senior Project Manager
Galapagos Marketing
Vincent Sturgis
Nutrition Service Supervisor
Grand Rapids Public Schools
Martin Veliz
Business Client Manager
Huntington Bank
Russ Waligorski
Branch Manager
MSU Federal Credit Union
Zach Wiersma
Vice President
Charter Capital Partners



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