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Grand Rapids Chamber Announces Board Nominations for 2023

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The Grand Rapids Chamber is excited to announce new nominations to its Board of Directors in 2023. The board, which is comprised of over 23 presidents, CEOs and high-level executives from the West Michigan community, will welcome new members to serve three-year terms. Find the nominated candidates and members of the 2023 Executive Committee below!

New Board Members – Nominated to Serve their First Three-Year Term

Tracy Hornbeck
President & CEO
Legacy Trust

 

 

 

 1 Steven Miller
Chief Technology Officer
Steelcase

 

 

 

Ana Ramirez Saenz
CEO & Founder
La Fuente Consulting

 

 

 

Lauren Snyder
Vice President of Customer Experience
Consumers Energy

 

 

 

Zachary Verhulst
Founder & Managing Principal
Pure Architects

 

 

 

Returning Board Members – Nominated to Serve their Second Three-Year Term

Brad Thomas
President & CEO
Progressive AE

 

 

 

Michael Davenport
President & CEO
Jireh Metal Products, Inc.

 

 

 

Diana Lawson, Ph.D.
Dean of the Seidman College of Business
Grand Valley State University

 

 

 

Alisha Cieslak
Chief Legal & Risk Officer
Gordon Food Services

 

 

 

2023 Executive Committee

Jennifer Crowley
Chairperson of the Board
Owner
Highland Group

 

 

James Byl
Chairperson Elect
Founder & Owner
Multi-Automatic Tool & Supply Co.

 

 

Jeff Connolly
Immediate Past Chairperson
President, WM Operations
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

 

 

Jeff Lumpp
Treasurer; Vice Chairperson, Budget & Finance
President
Hylant LLC

 

 

Alisha Cieslak
Vice Chairperson, Public Policy
Chief Legal & Risk Officer
Gordon Food Services

 

 

Michael Nelson
Vice Chairperson, Governance
Chief Operating Officer & Chief HR Officer
Amway

 

 

Brad Thomas
Vice Chairperson at Large
President & CEO
Progressive AE

 

 

Michael Davenport
Vice Chairperson at Large
President & CEO
Jireh Metal Products, Inc.

 

 


Rick Baker
President & CEO
Grand Rapids Chamber

 

 

 

Additional nominations may be made through a petition bearing the signatures of at least twenty-five members in good standing. For more information, please reach out to jessie@grandrapids.org

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