Board of Directors


Linda Gifford

Henry Ford Health System, COO Henry Ford Medical Group

Vice Chair

Angela Thompkins

Consumers Energy
Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer

President & CEO

Steve Spreitzer


Lakeisha M. Florence

DeLoitte & Touche LLP, Senior Audit Manager

Sharon L. Abraham
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Consultant

John Bourbeau, Jr.
Executive Vice President, Right Management

Donnell Campbell
Head of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Aston Carter

Brad Coulter
President, Matrix Human Services

Helen Ditouras
Asst. Professor of English, Schoolcraft College

Sam Fogleman

Dimitrius Hutcherson
Executive Vice President (CAO & CTO), First Independence Bank

Yasmeen Jasey
Michigan Market Executive, Citizens Commercial Bank

Michael Juchno
Partner – Advisory Services, Ernst & Young

Tim Kalil
Commercial Real Estate Senior Managing Director, Huntington Bank

Maryam H. Karnib
Partner Real Estate Department, Honigman, LLP

Padma Kuppa
Michigan State Representative

Harold Love, MA, LPC, NCC
Harold Love & Associates

Mary Mbiya
Vice President Diversity and Inclusion, Flagstar

Paula Roman

Regional Director, H&R Block

Damali Sahu
Member, Bodman Law

Jaspreet Singh
Vice President Corporate Services
DTE Energy

Bobby Siporin
Psychiatric Social Work – Homeless Veterans, Detroit VA Medical Center

Tricia Snyder
Vice President Employee and Labor Relations, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Erin Swartout
Director of Talent and Organizational Development, MASCO Corporation

Lori Walker
Vice President, Sr. Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, HR, Comerica Bank

Past Chairs,  Ex Officio

Sam Fogleman – Karl I. Bell - Victor Begg - John Bourbeau Sr. - Henry B. Cooney - Robert J. Diehl, Jr. - Michael  Kalil - Bruce Nyberg - John Haggerty - Edward C. Levy, Jr. - Helen B. Love - Ron May - Edward J. (Chip) Miller - Reuben Munday - Tom S. Nantais - David Robert Nelson - Bruce E. Nyberg - Kathleen N. Straus - Leon Tupper - Tallal A. Turfe - Barbara C. VanDusen