Our Team

Tom KellyTom Kelly
Executive Director and CEO
Pavan MuzumdarPavan Muzumdar
Chief Operating Officer
Nicole ZapoliNicole Zapoli
Vice President of Finance
Noel NevshehirNoel Nevshehir
Director of International Business Services and Global Strategic Partnerships
Nicole KampeNicole Kampe
Director of Marketing
Lisa StiefLisa Stief
Director of Operations
Eric DavisEric Davis
Technology Investment Analyst
John ShirkJohn Shirk
Accounting and Human Resources Manager
Dan StewartDan Stewart
Relationship manager
Katelyn KontnyKatelyn Kontny
Project Manager
Rebecca ThibaultRebecca Thibault
Process Engineer and IT Manager
Sean HealeySean Healey
Multimedia Manager
Laura GearhartLaura Gearhart
Digital Marketing Manager & Graphic Designer
Dennis BurckDennis Burck
Digital Content Editor
Ken HarrellKen Harrell
Marketing Engagement Strategist
Matthew ConleyMatthew Conley
Project Manager
Wanda NormanWanda Norman
Project Manager
Lisa LasserLisa Lasser
International Business Services Manager
Shelly WatkinsShelly Watkins
Global Events Manager
Catherine SteinerCatherine Steiner
Global Events Manager
Emily VarnerEmily Varner
Project Manager
Mary KellyMary Kelly
Sales Administrator
Sean FabianSean Fabian
Office Manager and Operations Assistant
Natalie ReiderNatalie Reider
Relationship Manager
Maureen KijekMaureen Kijek
Project Manager
John BedzJohn Bedz
Special Programs Manager
Pete DiSantePete DiSante
Defense Project Manager
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Our Board
Kurt Saldana
Diversified Technologies International
Sean Carlson
Oakland County
Rochelle Black
Oakland University
John Paul Rea
Macomb County Government
Assad Turfe
Wayne County
Joshua Hundt
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Kristopher Powell
Tom Kelly
Automation Alley
John Weinzettle
Raytheon Missiles & Defense
Jeff Abell
General Motors LLC
Tarek Sobh
Lawrence Technological University
Carla McKelvey
Kelly Services
Pradip Sengupta
IPS Technology Services, LLC
Peter Provenzano
Oakland Community College
Gary Krus
Hirotec America
Gary Conrad

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