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Where Vision Takes Shape

The Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance is staffed by three people and is served by a board of directors and a number of councils and committees. At each level, people are fully committed to one goal: advancing the economic vitality of the region as a whole.

Staff

Matthew Felan

Matthew Felan
President & CEO

2014 Executive Committee

  • Matthew Felan, President & CEO, Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance
  • David Dunn, Chair, President & CEO, Wolverine Bank
  • Robert Hagen, Vice Chair, Owner, Hagen Ford
  • Dominic Monastiere, Sectretary/Treasurer, President, DM Consulting Services LLC
  • Mary Lou Benecke, Past Chair
  • Paul Chaffee, Executive Communications, Consultant, Paul C. Chaffee LLC
  • Aaron Howald, VP. Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer, Hemlock Semiconductor
  • Bret Hyble, Chamber Rep., President & CEO, Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Trevor Keyes, EDC Representative, Intrim President, Bay Future, Inc.
  • Daniel Kozakiewicz, President, Three Rivers Corporation
  • Bo Miller, Global Dir., Corp. Citizenship, The Dow Chemical Co. Pres, The Dow Chemical Company Foundation, The Dow Chemical Co./ The Dow Foundation
  • Erin O'Brien, President & CEO, CMU Research Corp
  • Larry Preston, Arts & Entertain. Chair, Chief Executive Officer, Tri-Star Trust Bank
  • Annette Rummel, CVB Representative, President & CEO, Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB
  • 2014 Board of Directors

    • Matthew Felan, President & CEO, Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance
    • David Dunn, Chair, President & CEO, Wolverine Bank
    • Robert Hagen, Vice Chair, Owner, Hagen Ford
    • Dominic Monastiere, Sectretary/Treasurer, President, DM Consulting Services LLC
    • Mary Lou Benecke, Past Chair
    • Brian Anderson, EDC Representative, President & CEO, Middle Michigan Development Corp
    • Donald Bachand, Provost, Saginaw Valley State University
    • Gregg Beeg, Chief Financial Officer, McLaren-Central Michigan
    • Marisa Belotti Horak, President & COO, The F.P. Horak Company
    • Paul Chaffee, Executive Communications, Consultant, Paul C. Chaffee LLC
    • Daniel Cline, Legal Counsel Attorney, Cline Close Dyer PLC
    • John Decker, GLBRLI Chair Attorney, Braun Kendrick PLC
    • Vince DeZorzi
    • Mitzi Dimitroff, President, R.D.S. Management
    • Daniel Dralle, Ex. Director of Saginaw Division Operations, Nexteer Automotive
    • Jim Fabiano, Partner/Owner, Fabiano Brothers
    • Dick Garber, Owner, Garber Managment Group
    • Gavin Goetz, External Affairs, AT&T
    • Jean Goodnow, President, Delta College
    • John Graham, President & CEO, St. Mary's of Michigan
    • David Green, Senior Banker/Senior Vice President, FirstMerit Bank
    • Mike Hayes, President/CEO, Midland Center for the Arts
    • Jim Holton, Owner, Mountain Town Station, Mt. P. Brewery, Camille's on River
    • Aaron Howald, VP. Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer, Hemlock Semiconductor
    • Bret Hyble, Chamber Rep., President & CEO, Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce
    • Trevor Keyes, EDC Representative, Intrim President, Bay Future, Inc.
    • Daniel Kozakiewicz, President, Three Rivers Corporation
    • Jon Lynch, City Manager, City of Midland
    • Spence Maidlow, President / CEO, Covenant HealthCare
    • Bo Miller, Global Dir., Corp. Citizenship, The Dow Chemical Co. Pres, The Dow Chemical Company Foundation, The Dow Chemical Co./ The Dow Foundation
    • Erin O'Brien, President & CEO, CMU Research Corp
    • Larry Preston, Arts & Entertain. Chair, Chief Executive Officer, Tri-Star Trust Bank
    • Keith Pretty, President and CEO, Northwood University
    • Wendy Reeve, CEO, Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort/Saganing Eagles Landing
    • Stu Reid, Partner, Weinlander Fitzhugh, CPAs
    • Greg Rogers, President & CEO, MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland
    • Annette Rummel, CVB Representative, President & CEO, Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB
    • Mike Seward, President/CEO, Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
    • Denise Sherman, Saginaw Campus Director, Davenport University
    • Linda Sims, Executive Director of Public Affairs, Consumers Energy
    • Herb Spence III, President & CEO, Spence Brothers Construction Services
    • Robert Stafford, President & CEO, Midland Area Chamber of Commerce
    • Michael Stodolak, Senior VP, Independent Bank
    • Ellen Talbott, V. P. of Patient Care Services, McLaren Bay Region
    • Andy Tometich, President, Hemlock Semiconductor
    • Rob Vallentine, Dir. NA Public Affairs, Global Dir. STEM, The Dow Chemical Company
    • Robert Van Deventer, Communications Chair President & CEO, Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce
    • Ray Van Driessche, Director Community & Government Relations, Michigan Sugar Company
    • Carolyn Wierda, Education Chair, Intrim Dean- College of Education, Saginaw Valley State University