Steve Spreitzer is the President and CEO of the Michigan Roundtable. Steve served as Interim President and CEO from August 2013 until July 2014, Director of Programs from 2008 to 2013, managed the Roundtable's Interfaith efforts from 1996 to 2008 and Walk2gether Michigan from 2004 to 2008. Steve received his Masters in Social Work at Michigan State University, where he studied the role of the faith community in advancing social justice. Steve has worked in community mental health, criminal justice ministry and legislative advocacy. He has received recognition from the World Sabbath for Religious Reconciliation, the Council of Islamic Organizations of Michigan, the Catholic Youth Organization and the Hindu American Foundation.
Cheryl Birks has served in the capacity of Finance Manager for over 11 years. She has a diverse work background having worked in the private and public sector. Her experience includes working in the banking, managed care, and human service fields. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University, Master of Arts in Human Resource Management from Marygrove College and Master of Education in Instructional Technology, with an emphasis in Performance Improvement and Training, from Wayne State University.
Stacey Stevens serves as the Race2Equity and Youth Programs Manager for the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion, supporting the organization's efforts to do regional organizing around racial equity and youth voice work in Michigan. During her time at the Roundtable, Stacey co-authored Imported from Detroit, published in The Journal of Law in Society (Vol. 15(1), 2013).
Prior to her work at the Roundtable, Stacey was the Domestic Issues Coordinator for the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit, building support and awareness of justice and peace issues among Metro Detroit parishes on issues such as urban sprawl and poverty.
In 2015, Stacey was a member of the first cohort of the Detroit Equity Action Lab through the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at Wayne State University. She is passionate about community organizing, ground up change, and youth. Stacey holds a Bachelors degree in Sociology and Anthropology and is the honored mother to Linnah and Mac
Sean D. Thomas is the Information and Communication Technologies Manager. Sean has been with the Michigan Roundtable since 2008, where he started as the web and graphics manager. Sean received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University and studied graphic and web design at Baker College. Sean has over 10 years experience in Web design and Project Management. He has worked with numerous non-profits in business consulting, web & graphic design and project management. He was also a part of the inaugural class of the Allied Media Project.