Economic Club of Lapeer County Past Speakers


2019
Season
   

     
           
 Beekman pix    Schlissel pix    Blaker100125  
           
 Bill Beekman   Dr. Mark Schlissel    Cynthia Paske  
Athletic Director   President    President & CEO  
 Michigan State University    University of Michigan    Strategic Staffing Solutions  
           
           
           
 Whitelocke_942RT (002)    Lorenz, David pix    Traub100125  
           
Simon Whitelock   Dave Lorenz   Paul Traub  
 President    Vice President    Sr. Business Economist  
 ITC Holdings   Travel Michigan   Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago  


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
Steve Arwood, CEO, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
John Austin, Director, Michigan Economic Center
John U. Bacon, Author
Cynthia Bailo, President & CEO, Strategic Staffing Solutions
Merrily Dean Baker, Director of Athletics, Michigan State University
Charles Ballard, Economist, 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
Robert Beckman, FBI Special Agent
John Bel, Special Agent, FBI Detroit Office
Owen Bieber, President, United Auto Workers
Dave  Bing, CEO, Bing Steel & NBA Hall of Famer
Lori Blaker, President & CEO, TTi Global
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
Robert Collier, President & CEO, Council of Michigan Foundations
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
Ric DeVore, Regional President, PNC Bank
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
Dan Gaydou, President, M-Live Media Group
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
Mike Green, State Senator, 31st District
Martha Griffiths, Lt. Governor, State of Michigan
Mark Hackel, Macomb County Executive
Ernie Harwell, Major League Sports Broadcaster
Wen Hemingway, President, Baker College of Flint
Brandon Hofmeister, VP Governmental Affairs, Consumers Energy
Mark Hollis, Athletic Director, Michigan State University
David Hollister, Director, Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth
Andrew Hupfau, Consul & Head of Political Affairs, Consulate General of Canada
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
Michael Lee, Managing Editor, Crain's Detroit Business
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
Tony Minghine, Deputy Executive Director, Michigan Municipal League
Paul Mitchell, US Congressman
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
Dan Musser, III, President, The Grand Hotel
Patrick Nowak, Transportation Director, State of Michigan
L. Brooks Patterson, Executive, Oakland County
Gary Peters, U.S. Senator
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 Internationa
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, Michigan State University
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
Paul Traub, Business Economist, Federal Reserve Bank
Jim Tyson, COO, Belle Tire
Rick Vanzura, President, Waldenbooks
Archbishop Allen Vigneron, Diocese of Detroit
Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea, President, Mott Community College
Dayne Walling, Mayor, City of Flint
Al Warren, Jr., Vice President, Industrial Relations Staff, General Motors
Michael Wayne, CEO, Durakon Industries, Inc.
Anthony Weber, Special Agent FBI, Cyber Task Force
Brian Whitson, Superintendent Public Instruction State of Michigan
Craig Williams, Director, Bishop International Airport
Huntington  Williams III,  Merit Network, Inc
Tom  Wilson, President & CEO, Palace Sports and Entertainment
Jeff Wright, Genesee County Drain Commissioner
Robert Young, Jr., Chief Justice, Michigan Supreme Court
Eli Zaret, Sports Director,  WJBL-TV2