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Board of Directors

Dr. M. Roy Wilson 
Chair of BOD; Member of Governance Committee
President, Wayne State University

Steven B. Ambrose
Vice President and CIO, DTE Energy

Dr. Thomas Anderson
Former Senior Director, Automation Alley

Lizabeth Ardisana
Member of Executive Committee; Member of Fund Development Committee
CEO, ASG Renaissance

Kate Bordine
Executive Director, Ponyride

David Blaszkiewicz
Secretary & Vice Chair of Executive Committee; Member of Finance & Audit Committee; Chair of Governance Committee
President, Detroit Investment Fund

Robert Charles
Member of Fund Development Committee
President and CEO, North Star Advisors LLC

James Connelly
Treasurer of BOD; Treasure & Vice Chair of Executive Committee; Chair of Finance & Audit Committee; Member of Governance Committee
President and CEO, Health Alliance Plan
Executive Vice President, Henry Ford Health System

Hon. Debbie Dingell
Member of Executive Committee; Chair of Fund Development Committee
Member, Wayne State University Board of Governors

Martin Dober
Member of Executive Committee
Vice President, Invest Detroit

David Egner
Member of Executive Committee
President and CEO, Hudson-Webber Foundation
Executive Director, New Economy Initiative

Dr. Farshad Fotouhi
Dean, Wayne State University School of Engineering

Brian Holdwick
Member of Executive Committee
Executive Vice President, Business Development, Detroit Economic Growth Corp.

Saunteel Jenkins
President, Detroit City Council

Paul Massaron
Member, Wayne State University Board of Governors

Susan T. Mosey
President, Midtown Detroit Inc.

Rick Nork
Member of Executive Committee; Member of Finance & Audit Committee
Vice President for Finance and Business Operations, Treasurer and CFO, Wayne State University

Dr. Hilary Ratner
Member of Executive Committee
Vice President for Research, Wayne State University

Jean Redfield
President and CEO, NextEnergy

Chris Rizik
Chair of Executive Committee
CEO and Fund Manager, Renaissance Venture Capital Fund

Ross Sanders
Executive Director, Bizdom

Dr. A. Paul Schaap
Member, Wayne State University Foundation Board

Marc Schwartz
President, S&S Entertainment Group

Ted Serbinski
Member of Executive Committee
Vice President, Detroit Venture Partners

Leslie Lynn Smith
Member of Executive Committee; Member of Finance & Audit Committee; Member of Fund Development Committee; Member of Governance Committee
President and CEO, TechTown Detroit

Paula Sorell
Vice President of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Venture Capital, Michigan Economic Development Corp.

Ned Staebler
Member of Executive Committee; Member of Finance & Audit Committee
Vice President for Economic Development, Wayne State University

Margaret Williams
Interim Dean, Wayne State University School of Business Administration

Carla Walker-Miller
President and CEO, Walker-Miller Energy Services LLC