Board of Directors

As a nonprofit, our dedicated board of directors play
an integral role in how we operate.

Their commitment to our cause has allowed us to see great success in such a short time.

As a nonprofit, our dedicated board of directors play
an integral role in how we operate.

Their commitment to our cause has allowed us to see great success in such a short time.

Jackie Nickel

Chair


Chief Marketing Officer for the Americas Region, Amway Corporation

Celeste Sanchez

Vice President


Community Program Manager, Strong Beginnings

Misti Stanton

Secretary


Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Mercantile Bank

Sandra Cole

Treasurer


Assistant Controller, Quality Edge

Dana Boals

Founding President and Board Member


Owner, Ferguson’s Lawn Equipment, Fireplace and Stove Center

Bill Bennett

Immediate Past President and Board Member


Founder/CEO, Otterbase

Dr. Nkechy Ekere Ezeh

Board Member


Founder/CEO, Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative
 
Board Member – Preston Burrell
Account Executive, Lighthouse Group

Board Member – Jordan Carson
Co-Host, WOOD TV 8/WOTV 4

Board Member – Liliana Garcia
Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager, Chemical Bank

Board Member – Andrew Vredenburg
Attorney, Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC

Committees


Advocacy Committee Chair – Andrew Vredenburg
Attorney, Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC

Communications Co – Chair – Celeste Sanchez
Community Program Manager, Strong Beginnings

Communications Co – Chair – Misti Stanton
Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Mercantile Bank

Fund Development Committee Co-Chair – Liliana Garcia
Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager, Chemical Bank

Fund Development Committee Co- Chair – Ryan Waselewsky
Wealth Management – Morgan Stanley