TERM AS TRUSTEE:
June 2, 2008 through Present
Has served as Treasurer since 2009; Also served as Assistant Treasurer from 2008-2009
Global Coordinating Partner, Ernst & Young LLP. Over 32 years of experience serving global public and private clients in the automotive, consumer products, medical device and diversified industrial products sectors. Currently serving as the Market Segment Leader for the Mobility Sector of the Americas Central Region responsible for the market leadership, strategy and growth of the assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services in the automotive and transportation industries.
Previously served as the Market Segment Leader for all the Michigan and NW Ohio area offices (Detroit, Grand Rapids and Toledo) and as the Managing Partner of the Grand Rapids office (at both EY and Andersen) with responsibility for the practice’s brand, people, quality and operational excellence in all industry sectors. Significant experience serving clients with expansive global operations utilizing a geographically broad network of strong relationships with EY and industry professionals.
Western Michigan University—B.B.A. Accounting
Outside Affiliations – have served on numerous community and non-profit boards over the last 20 years – In addition to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, current board service includes:
- Michigan State University – Eli Broad College of Business Board
- Western Michigan University – Haworth College of Business Advisory Board
- Grand Valley State University – Seidman School of Business Advisory Board (emeritus)