Board of Directors

Our Leadership

Updated 1/18/17

Governing Board

Chair
Mick Story
Vice President
Jackson National Life Insurance Company
 
Vice Chair
Anita Bohn
Organizational Development Lead
Student Life - University of Michigan

Treasurer
Tricia Foster

Ret Senior Managing Director & COO
CBRE/Martin

Secretary
Al Gileczek
President
Accident Fund Insurance Company, CompWest

Ira Ginsburg
Ret Vice President, Operations
Sparrow Health System

Dan Layman
President & CEO
Ele's Place
 
Jeff Mason
Executive Director
Michigan's University Research Corridor

Rusty Merchant
Partner
McAlvey, Merchant & Associates

Tom Randall
Vice President, Corporate Banking
Fifth Third Bank
 
Paula Reichle
Senior Vice President & CFO
Sparrow Health System
 
Deborah Cherry
Genesee County Treasurer
Flint

Betsy Stover
Founder
Ele’s Place

Tony Colarossi
Partner
Healthcare Industry, Plante & Moran, PLLC
 
Brock Fletcher
Associate Broker
Keller Williams
 
Jaime Counterman
Foundation Development Officer
Metro Health
 
Sarah Brodhead
Employee Experience Consultant
Spectrum Health

Ann Arbor Community Board

Chair
Anita Bohn
Organizational Development Lead, Student Life
University of Michigan
 
Vice Chair
Beth Jakubik
Community Volunteer
 
Monica Brancheau
Managing Director
Ele's Place - Ann Arbor 
 
JPaul Dixon
Vice President/ Cheif Executive
Hylant Group

Rick Eder
Owner
Rick Eder Agency

John Seto
Director, Housing Security
UofM Public Safety & Security
 
Mike Halpern
Financial Advisor
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Dan Layman
President & CEO
Ele's Place

Betsy Stover
Founder
Ele’s Place

Tom Tocco
Vice President, Support Services & Capital Project Mgt.
St. Joseph Mercy Health System

Kate Trumbull
Director of Digital Marketing
Dominos
 
Alina Verdiyan
Vice President/Client Advisor
Old National Bank
 
Jim Wolfington
Vice President
Chelsea State Bank
 
Nate Lewis
VP/Director of Real Estate
Transaction Services
 
Steve Marquardt
Sr Director, Global Real Estate
Dana, Inc.
 
Lori Brewer Thomas
Senior VP
Brewer's Inc.
 
Tom Randall
VP, Corporate Banking
Fifth Third Bank
 
Ann Hollenbeck
Attorney
Jones Day
 
Michael Crowley
Attorney
Conlin, McKenney & Philbrick, PC
 
Rosalie-Tocco-Bradley
VP, Support Services & Capital Project Management
St. Joseph Mercy Health System

Ele's Place Ann Arbor Honorary Board

Charlie and Janet Crone

Kathleen Daniels

Steve and Judy Dobson

Ann and J. Michael Feeney

Mike Hart

Howdy and Carole Holmes

Mark Ouimet

Sheila Patrias

Tim and Shann Patton

Fritz and Lynn Seyferth

Sue Snyder

Flint Community Board

Chair
David Stamm II
Genessee County Sherrif
Emergency Management Manager/ Homeland Security
 
Deborah Cherry
Genesee County Treasurer
Genesee County Treasurer's Office
 
Founding Family
Jim Bappert
Account Manager
HP Enterprise Services, LLC
 
Patti Kooy
Community Volunteer
 
Mariann Krieger, CPA
Partner, Tax Services
Plante & Moran, PLLC
 
Amy E. Krug
Managing Director
Ele's Place - Flint
 
Andrew Kruse
Vice President, Mission Integration
Genesys Health System
 
Donald Lada
Funeral Director, Manager
Brown Funeral Home
 
Dan Layman
President & CEO
Ele's Place
 
Ellen Lounds
Director of Special Services
Holly School District
 
Gary Rice
Senior Vice President, Clinical, Education
and Human Resources
Diplomat
 
Drew Shapiro
Managing Associate
Mass Mutual Michigan Metro
 
Susan Tippett
Director, Grant Procurement
Genesys Health Foundation
 
Michael Wolfgram, DDS
Owner/President
Lakeside Dental Association
 

Grand Rapids Community Board

Chair
Sarah Brodhead
Employee Experience Consultant
Spectrum Health
 
Co-Chair
Jaime Counterman
Development Officer
Metro Health Hospital Foundation
 
John Fitzgerald
Commercial Lines Relationship Manager 
Lighthouse Group
 
Ruth Fitzgerald
Pastor
East Congressional United Church of Christ
 
Todd Harvey
Senior VP, Director
Fifth Third Bank
 
Brandi Huyser
Global Sales
Amway Corporation
 
Arnette Kraus
Community Volunteer
 
Dan Layman
President & CEO
Ele's Place
 
Anjey Reynolds
Founding Family 
Ele's Place-Grand Rapids
 
Nicole Rodammer
Managing Director
Ele's Place - Grand Rapids
 
Ron Roden
Retired Attorney-Community Volunteer
 
Shaun Shira
Major & Planned Gifts Director 
Grand Rapids Community Foundation
 
Ryan Slusarzyk
Director of Sales and Marketing
Grand Rapids Drive
 
Adam Starr
Real Estate Agent
Keller Williams GR North
Ele's Place Family

Bo Stover
Director of Strategic Alliances - Real Estate
Custer

Erin Murray
Global Human Resources/Learning and Leadership Development
Bank of America
 
Kristin Bosch
Attorney
Auto Owners Insurance
 
Deb Blacquiere
Assurance Senior Manager
BDO
 
Darren Burmania
Attorney
Bodman Law

Grand Rapids Honorary Board

Susan Heartwell 
Community Volunteer
 
Sue Jandernoa
Community Volunteer
 
Tom Merchant
Senior Vice President
Fifth Third Bank
 
Chris Visner
Community Volunteer
 
Ken Hamstra 
 

Lansing Community Board

Chair
Brock Fletcher
Associate Broker
Keller Williams Realty
 
Ginny Brooks
Account Executive
Liberty Title

Amy Baumer
Vice President, Marketing & Business Development
The Christman Company

Bryan Bogardus
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Accident Fund Group, Inc.
 
Paul Clark
Purchasing Manager
Clark Construction Company
 
Peggy L. Doty
Vice President
Doty Mechanical, Inc.
 
Melanie Foster
Board of Trustee
Michigan State University
 
Michelle Goss 
CPA/Partner
Plant & Moran, PLLC
 
Dan Layman
President & CEO
Ele's Place 

Michelle Massey
Director of Administration
Dewpoint

Jenn Nelson 
Executive Vice President and
Chief Business Development Officer
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
 
Kate Powers
Senior Managing Director
Ele's Place - Lansing
 
Kelly Preston
President
Capital Steel & Wire

Craig Rasche
Global Alliance Manager
Dell

Denise Williams
Senior Vice President of Commercial Underwriting
Auto-Owners Insurance Co. 
 
Kim Bowen
Director, Systems Innovations Group
Jackson National Life Insurance Company
 
Dawn Elzinga
VP, PC Underwriting and Actuarial
Farm Bureau Insurance
 
Mandy Jurkovic
Community Volunteer