November 17, 2017

Robert Pasick’s “Leaders Connect” breakfast in Ann Arbor: What’s Happening in Detroit ~ A Perspective from Detroit

The billed speakers included: Paul Riser, M.B.A.. – Managing Director of a Technology-Based Entrepreneurship at TechTown, Detroit; Jamie Shea – Portfolio Strategy Manager for the Dan Gilbert’s Quicken Loans Community Investment Fund; Jean Redfield – CEO of NextEnergy and has a Lengthy Background in the Energy Business; Damien Rocchi – CEO & Founder, Grand Circus, and Mentor at Techstars Mobility; Tel Ganesan – Chairman, TiEcon Detroit 2017 & President, TiE Detroit ChapterW. David Tarver – Wayne State University Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Ray Waters – DETROIT DEVELOPMENT FUND.

Our Director of Marketing Roy Sexton offered additional remarks on his returning to work in Downtown Detroit after a nearly 20 year absence and how excited he is by the energy and the opportunity. He also acknowledged the presence that Kerr Russell’s intellectual property attorney Max Sneyd has at Tech Town, Wayne State University, and Roy described recent visits with Beyond Basics and Mumford Academy. Thanks to Jackie Jenkins of Bank of Ann Arbor for the invitation and to Bank of Ann Arbor and Rehmann for sponsoring the event.