2016 Board of Directors



Elizabeth Ziesmer, President
Principal, Rehmann


Deborah Phillips GROW Board President

Deborah Phillips, Past President
HR Collaborative, Senior Business Partner

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Angie Hanks, Vice President, Board Engagement
Chemical Bank AVP Branch Manager


Meg LeHigh, Secretary
Community Volunteer

Jason Reep, Jason Reep, Treasurer
Director of Learning & Inclusion, The Employers’ Association

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India Manns



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Elly Barnette-Dawson
Director of Advancement, Grand Rapids Art Museum

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Dallas Lenear
Lead Consultant & Director of Project Green
Genesis Consulting


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Bridgett Tubbs-Carlon
CEO & Founder
Appletree & Gilden Woods Early Care and Preschool


Veronica Quintino Aranda
Spectrum Community Services

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Debra Bates
Choice Business Services Inc. and Meme’s Foundations
Boutique Owner

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Rebecca Dutcher
President, RED66 Marketing


Bill Franks - grow board

William H. Franks
Attorney, The Law Offices of William H. Franks, PLC



Jack Keller
Commercial Loan Officer, Lake Michigan Credit Union


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Kay Staszel
Owner, KMS Group



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Stacey George
Attorney, Varnum LLP

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Amy Lodenstein
Director of Operations, Spectrum Health (Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital)

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Hilary Roelofs
Director of Finance, Greenville Partners

 Debra VanHevele GROW Board member

Debra Van Hevele
Senior Vice President, Comerica Bank