Board of Directors

Executive Board Committee

Nelson Sanchez, RoMan Manufacturing
Chairperson Elect:
Meredith Bronk, OST
Immediate Past Chairperson:
Joan Budden, Priority Health
Vice Chairperson, Budget/Finance:
Jeff Connolly, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Vice Chairperson, Governance:
Brad Thomas, Progressive AE
Vice Chairperson, Public Policy:
William J. Brennan, BISSELL Inc.
Vice Chairperson, At Large:
Beth O’Shaughnessy, Steelcase, Inc.
Vice Chairperson, At Large:
Doug Young, Behler-Young Company
President & CEO:
Rick Baker, Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce

Board Members

Board of Directors 33

Jennifer Baker
Grand Rapids Junior Chamber

Johnny Brann, Jr.
Kitchen 67

Board of Directors 28

William J. Brennan

Meredith Bronk
Open Systems Technologies (OST)

Board of Directors 32

Joan Budden
Priority Health

James Byl
Multi-Automatic Tool & Supply Co.

Tom Bylenga
Star Truck Rentals, Inc.

Board of Directors 36

Alisha Cieslak
Gordon Food Services

Jeff Connolly
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Jennifer Crowley
Highland Group

Board of Directors 35

Michael Davenport
Jireh Metal Products, Inc.

Birgit M. Klohs
The Right Place, Inc.

Board of Directors 34

Diane Lawson, Ph. D.
Grand Valley State University

Board of Directors 30

Lou Moran

Michael Nelson
Amway Corporation

Javier Olvera
Supermercado Mexico, Inc.

Beth O’Shaughnessy
Steelcase Inc.

Nelson Sanchez
RoMan Manufacturing, Inc.

Board of Directors 37

Brad Thomas
Progressive AE

Ted Vaughn
Tolman’s Wholesale Meats

Board of Directors 31

Tom Welch
Fifth Third Bank, West Michigan

Doug Young
Behler-Young Company

Staff 138

Rick Baker
Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce