Board of Directors
The business and community leaders of Greater Grand Rapids currently serving on The Right Place, Inc. Board of Directors
Sean P. Welsh* | ChairRegional President - Western Michigan, PNC Bank
Tina Freese Decker* | Vice ChairPresident & CEO, Spectrum Health
Bill Pink, Ph.D. * | TreasurerPresident, Grand Rapids Community College
Stephen M. AbbottExecutive Director, Middle Market | Commercial Banking, JPMorgan Chase
Rick BakerPresident & CEO, Grand Rapids Chamber
Norman J. Beauchamp Jr., MD MHS*Executive Vice President for Health Sciences, Michigan State University
Matthew K. Becker*Managing Partner - Tax, BDO USA, LLP
Luke ChervenyGrand Rapids Office Managing Partner - Tax Reporting & Strategy Partner, PwC
Jeffrey ConnollySenior Vice President & President, West Michigan & Upper Peninsula, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Ronald G. DeWaardManaging Partner, Varnum LLP
Steve Downing*President & CEO, Gentex Corporation
Douglas A. DozemanManaging Partner, Warner Norcross + Judd, LLP
Krista FlynnRegional President - West Michigan, TCF Bank
Patrick GreenePresident, Cascade Die Cast Group, Inc.
John IrwinPresident - West Michigan Region, The Huntington National Bank
Jim KeanePresident & CEO, Steelcase, Inc.
John KennedyPresident & CEO, Autocam Medical
Blake W. Krueger*Chairman of the Board, CEO & President, Wolverine World Wide, Inc.
Dr. Philomena Mantella*President, Grand Valley State University
Michael P. McGeeChief Executive Officer, Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.
Andi OwenPresident & CEO, Herman Miller, Inc.
Hank MeijerExecutive Chairman, Meijer, Inc.
Matt PaulPresident & COO, DTE Gas
Richard J. Pappas, Ed.DPresident, Davenport University
John C. PorterfieldRegional Bank President, Department Manager, Comerica Bank
William R. Payne*Amway Corporation
Julie RietbergCEO, Greater Regional Alliance of Realtors
Garrick Rochow*President & CEO, Consumers Energy Company
Darrel SchmalzelCity Manager, City of Walker
Tony SarsamPresident & CEO, SpartanNash
Richard SorotaExecutive Vice President & President, Consumer Self-Care Americas, Perrigo
Renee Tabben*Director, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Market Executive and Market President, Bank of America
Jim Teets*Chairman & CEO, ADAC Automotive
Randy Thelen*President & CEO, The Right Place, Inc.
David L. Van Andel*Chairman & CEO, Van Andel Institute
Mike VanGesselCEO, Rockford Construction
Mark WashingtonCity Manager, City of Grand Rapids
Thomas G. Welch, Jr.Regional President, Fifth Third Bank - West Michigan
Bob WolfordManaging Member, Miller Johnson
*Denotes member of the Executive Committee