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 & CEO
(517) 371-7696
Vice President of Business Advocacy and Member Engagement
(517) 371-7678
Chief Operating Officer
(517) 371-7639
Sr. Director of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Opportunities
Chief Communications & Marketing Officer


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

Sue Garrity

Senior Director Membership Information Services
(517) 371-7638

Yassin Gharib

Member Services Manager

Ed Harney

Senior Director of Member Services
(517) 371-7645

Taylor Kulju

Marketing Manager

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

Morgan Pickrell

Affinity Account Manager
(517) 371-7690

Leah Robinson

Director of Tax Policy and Legislative Affairs

Antonio Rodriguez

Operations Assistant

Jason Russell, LIC, REBC

Senior Director of Insurance Solutions
(517) 371-7692

James Sawyer

Membership Development Manager

Jamie Shawa

Affinity Account Manager
(517) 371-7695

Yvonne Wendling

Executive Assistant to the President
(517) 371-7664

Stephanie Young

Events Coordinator

Tammy Zdunic

Director of Training & Education Solutions
(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.”