Chamber Staff

The Team

A unified voice for businesses across Michigan

The Michigan Chamber’s mission is to help chamber members address business challenges by providing effective solutions and promoting sustained economic prosperity in Michigan.

These are the people who carry out this mission: A dedicated team that listens to its members, understands and provides solutions. They represent approximately 5,000 employers and over a million employees across the state.

No advocacy group is more effective than the Michigan Chamber of Commerce.

Leadership Team

President and CEO
(517) 371-7696
VP of Business Advocacy and Member Engagement
(517) 371-7678
Chief Operating Officer
(517) 371-7639
VP of Membership and Partnerships
517-371-7642
Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
517-371-7655

Staff

Mike Alaimo

Director of Environmental & Energy Affairs
(517) 371-7673

Erin Bemis

Director of Chamber Relations
PH: (231) 675-6498

David Brownback

Business Solutions Sales Executive
(517) 371-7689

Annah Duffey

Administrative Assistant
517-371-7682

Sue Garrity

Senior Director Membership Information Services
(517) 371-7638

Yassin Gharib

Member Services Manager
517-371-7691

Ed Harney

Senior Director of Member Services
(517) 371-7645

Taylor Kulju

Creative Director
517-371-7654

Robert LaMacchia

Senior Director of Member Services
(517) 371-7684

Danielle Lenz

Director of Signature Events

Bob Louagie

Staff Accountant
517-371-7685 ext 685

Matt Maher

Manager of Membership Development
(517) 371-7677

Terese McInnis

Business Services Manager
517-371-7657

Morgan Pickrell

Affinity Account Manager
(517) 371-7690

Leah Robinson

Director of Legislative Affairs and Leadership Programming

Antonio Rodriguez

Operations Manager
517-371-7640

Jason Russell, LIC, REBC

Senior Director of Insurance Solutions
(517) 371-7692

James Sawyer

Membership Development Manager
517-371-7644

Jamie Shawa

Affinity Account Manager
(517) 371-7695

Yvonne Wendling

Executive Assistant to the President
(517) 371-7664

Stephanie Young

Events Coordinator
517-371-7679

Tammy Zdunic

Membership Project Manager
(517) 371-7670

“The Michigan Chamber supports non-discriminatory hiring practices and encourages employers to be inclusive when making personnel and other employment decisions.  The Chamber has not and does not discriminate in its hiring practices and supports diversity of its own staff and volunteers.  The Chamber strongly believes that everyone who lives and works in our state should be treated with fairness and respect.”