Workforce Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Working Group

We believe our region absolutely must attract, retain, and develop diverse talent.

  • Dan Barcheski, Axios HR
  • Jim Brooks, Brooks Capital Management
  • Noel Cuellar, Primera Plastics, Inc.
  • Doug Dozeman, Warner, Norcross & Judd
  • Tina Freese-Decker, Spectrum Health
  • Bing Goei, Eastern Floral
  • Amy Heisser, Arconic
  • John Irwin, Huntington Bank
  • Win Irwin, Irwin Seating Company
  • Aaron Jonker, Wolverine Building Group
  • Stephanie Leonardos, Amerikam, Inc.
  • Bill Manns, St. Mary's
  • Larry Murphy, Varnum LLP
  • Dale Nesbary, Muskegon Community College
  • Lizbeth O'Shaughnessy, Steelcase
  • Jeff Padnos, Padnos
  • Richard Pappas, Davenport University
  • Kent Riddle, Mary Free Bed
  • Brad Thomas, Progressive AE
  • Mike VanGessel, Rockford Construction
  • Shelleye Yaklin, North Ottawa Community Health System
Project Manager
  • Blythe Kazmierczak, Axios HR