Economic Club of Lapeer County Past Speakers

2016 Season

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 Anthony Weber, Special Agent FBI  Gary Peters  Robert P. Young, Jr. Chief Justice
 Cyber Task Force  United States Senator  Michigan Supreme Court
     
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 Brian Whitson, Supt. Public Instruction  Robert Collier, President & CEO  Kirk T. Steudle, Director
 State of Michigan  Council of Michigan Foundations  Michigan Department of Transportation
     


2015 Season


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 Ric DeVore, Regional Pres.  Steve Arwood, CEO  Douglas George
 PNC Bank  MEDC  Consulate General of Canada
     
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 Dr. Charles Ballard, Economist  Craig Williams, Director  Mike Green, Senator
 Michigan State University Bishop International Airport   State of Michigan
     

2014 Season

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 Dan Gaydou  John Austin  Loir Blaker
 President  Director  President & CEO
 M-Live Media Group  Michigan Economic Center  TTi Global
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 Paul Traub  Lou Anna K. Simon  Wen Hemingway
Business Economist  President  President
 Federal Reserve Bank  Michigan State University  Baker College of Flint

                                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                        
Titles represent speaker's position at time of speaking engagement.
 
Previous Speakers
Spencer Abraham, US Senator
Walter Adams, President, MSU
Mitch Albom, Sports Writer
Lambert Althaver, Chairman, President & CEO, Walbro Corporation
Mark Andrews, Sports Director, WKQI-FM
Frank Angelo, Former Managing Editor, Detroit Free Press
Dennis  Archer, Mayor, City of Detroit
Dr. Allen Arnold, President & CEO, Mott Community College
John U. Bacon, Author
Merrily Dean Baker, Director of Athletics, Michigan State University
Bill Ballenger, Inside Michigan Politics
John Barnds, First Vice President & Director of Business, National Bank of Detroit
Dr. Jay Baron, President & CEO, Center for Auto Research
John Bel, Special Agent, FBI Detroit Office
Owen Bieber, President, United Auto Workers
Dave  Bing, CEO, Bing Steel & NBA Hall of Famer
James Blanchard, Former Michigan Governor & US Ambassador
Richard Blouse, Jr., President, Detroit Regional Chamber
Patricia Boyle, Michigan Supreme Court Justice
David Brandon, Director of Athletics, University of Michigan
Guy Briggs, Vice President, General Motors Truck Group Operations
Peter  Brown, Editor & Associate Publisher, Crain’s Detroit Business
Robert Buckler, President & CEO, DTE Energy Distribution
Donna Burke, Vice President External Affairs, SBC Michigan
Brian Calley, Lt. Governor, State of Michigan
Michael Carr, Commissioner, Bureau of Michigan State Lottery
Anthony Chan, Sr. Managing Director & Economist, Banc One Investments
Beth Chappell, President, Detroit Economic Club
John Cherry, Lt. Governor, State of Michigan
Dick Chrysler, Chairman of the Board, Cars & Concepts
David Cole, Chairman, Center for Automotive Research
Mary Sue Coleman, President, University of Michigan
Charles Conaway, CEO, Kmart Corporation
Mort Crim, Sr. News Editor & Senior Anchor, WDIV-TV4
Fr. William Cunningham, Focus: HOPE
Dan  DeGrow, Senator, State of Michigan
Dr. James Duderstadt, President, University of Michigan
John Engler,Senate Majority Leader, State of Michigan
Jim Epolito, CEO, Michigan Economic Development Corp.
Tony Fernandez, Executive VP, Pinnacle Foods
Robert Ficano, Executive, Wayne County
Steven Fishman, Chair, Workforce Law Group
Craig Fitzgerald, Partner, Plante & Moran, PLLC
Barbara Hackman Franklin, 29th US Secretary of Commerce
Douglas Fraser, Former President, United Auto Workers
George Fulton, Director, University of Michigan Institute for Research
Dr. Thomas Gay, Superintendent, Lapeer Community Schools
Ron Gettelfinger, President, UAW International
Lou Glazer, President & Co-Founder, Michigan Future, Inc.
Tom Goss, Athletic Director, University of Michigan
Jennifer Granholm, Governor, State of Michigan
Martha Griffiths, Lt. Governor, State of Michigan
Ernie Harwell, Major League Sports Broadcaster
Mark Hollis, Athletic Director, Michigan State University
David Hollister, Director, Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth
Carole Leigh Hutton, Publisher & Executive Editor, The Detroit News
Saul Hymans, Professor of Economics & Statistics, University of Michigan
Chris Ilitch, President & CEO, Ilitch Holdings, Inc.
Rick Inatome, President of the Board, Chairman & CEO, Inacomp Computer Centers, Inc
Philip Incarnati, President & CEO, McLaren Health Care Group
George Jackson, President & CEO, Detroit Economic Growth Corp.
William Jacques, Vice President, Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York
Peter Janak, CIO & Vice President, Delphi Automotive Systems
David  Joos, President & CEO, CMS Energy
Samuel Kahan, Sr. Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Detroit Branch
Bill Keenist, Vice President of Communications, Sales & Marketing, The Detroit Lions
Marilyn Kelly, Michigan Supreme Court Justice
Dale Kildee, Congressman, 9th District, State of Michigan
Dr. Paul Kindinger, Michigan Department of Agriculture
Manown (Buck) Kisor, Jr.,Executive V.P., Detroit Bank & Trust
Mary Kramer, President, Crain’s Detroit Business
Bill Laimbeer, President & COO, Laimbeer Packaging
Terri Lynn Land, Secretary of State, Michigan
Trevor Lauer, Vice President of Marketing & Renewables, DTE Energy
Carl Levin, United States Senator
Dr. Stan Liberty, President, Kettering University
Nancy Lieberman-Cline, General Manager/ Head Coach, Detroit Shock
David Littman, Sr. Vice President & Chief Economist, Comerica Bank
Malcolm Lovell, Jr.,Undersecretary of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor
William Lucas, Executive, Wayne County
Dave Lunghino, Sr. VP & General Manger, Pickles Business Unit, Vlasic Foods, Inc
Cardinal Adam Maida, Archdiocese of Detroit
Robert Maloney, President, Advanced Medical & Research Center, Inc.
Timothy Manganello, Chairman & CEO,  BorgWarner, Inc.
Dennis Mannion, President & CEO, Palace Sports & Entertainment
Stephen Markman, Michigan Supreme Court Justice
Ron Mason, Athletic Director, Michigan State University
Ed May, President,  Albar Industries
Curt McAllister, Midwest Public Relations Manager,Toyota Motor Sales
Walter McCarthy, CEO, Detroit Edison
James  McColgan, Hamady Complete Food Centers
Pat McInnis, CEO, Fathead, LLC
Robert McMahan, President, Kettering University
Peter McPherson, President, Michigan State University
Frederik G.H. Meijer, Chairman of the Board, Meijer, Inc
Heath Meriwether, Publisher, The Detroit Free Press
Dr. Juan Mestas, Chancellor, University of Michigan – Flint
Candice Miller, U.S.Congresswoman
Patricia Mooradian, President, The Henry Ford
Joseph Morris, Jr., President & CEO, Champion Home Builders
Michael Morrisey, Director, ATF Michigan
Charles Muer, President, C.A. Muer Corporation
Stephen Murphy III, US District Judge
Patrick Nowak, Transportation Director, State of Michigan
L. Brooks Patterson, Executive, Oakland County
Gary Peters, Commissioner, Bureau of Michigan State Lottery
George Plimpton, Author & Adventurer
Philip Power, President, The Center for Michigan
Dick Purtan, Detroit Radio Personality
Kim Rhead, State of Michigan Representative
James Rice, Executive Director, Bishop International Airport
Donald Riegle, United States Senator
M. Joseph Roberson, Director of Athletics, University of Michigan
Jack Robinson, Chairman & CEO, Perry Drug Stores, Inc.
George Romney, Former Governor of Michigan
Douglas Ross, Director, Michigan Department of Commerce
Doug Rothwell, President & CEO, Business Leaders for Michigan
Matt Roush, Technology Editor, WWJ News Radio
Joseph Schmidt - NFL Hall of Fame/Joe Schmidt Sales, Inc
Bill Schuette - United States Congressman
Peter Secchia - The Universal Companies, Inc.
Dr. Richard Shaink, President, Mott Community College
Joanne Shaw, President, The Coffee Beanery, LTD
Fulton Sheen, Michigan State Representative
Frank Shephard, President & CEO, 21st Century Newspapers, Inc.
Neal Shine, Publisher, Detroit Free Press
Richard Shoemaker, Vice President, UAW International
Tim  Skubick, Lansing Bureau Chief, WWJ News Radio
Richard Smith, President & CEO, Newcor, Inc
Paul W. Smith, WJR
Marjorie Sorge, Editor-In-Chief, Automotive Industries Magazine
David Sowerby, Sr. Portfolio Manager & Investment Economist, Beacon Investment Company
Debbie Stabenow, US Senator
Woodrow  Stanley, Mayor, City of Flint
Christopher Steffen, Executive Vice President of Finance, Chrysler Motors
Robert Stempel, Executive Director, Energy Conversion Devices, Inc
Kirk Steudle, Director, Michigan Department of Transportation
Christopher Stone, Michigan Army National Guard
Bob Talbert, Writer, Detroit Free Press
Clifford Taylor, Michigan Supreme Court Justice
Mark Taylor, President & CEO, Genesys Health System
Joseph Tolley, President & COO, Voplex Corporation
Jim Tyson, COO, Belle Tire
Rick Vanzura, President, Waldenbooks
Archbishop Allen Vigneron, Diocese of Detroit
Dayne Walling, Mayor, City of Flint
Al Warren, Jr., Vice President, Industrial Relations Staff, General Motors
Michael Wayne, CEO, Durakon Industries, Inc.
Huntington  Williams III,  Merit Network, Inc
Tom  Wilson, President & CEO, Palace Sports and Entertainment
Jeff Wright, Genesee County Drain Commissioner
Eli Zaret, Sports Director,  WJBL-TV2