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Member Spotlight — Why I Belong

Brenda S. Rowley

Brenda S. Rowley

Vice President of Operations, Rowleys Wholesale Bay City

Rowleys Wholesale is a third-generation family-owned­and-operated wholesale distributor of automotive and industrial bulk lubricants, washer solvent, tires, equipment and numerous products specific to the automotive repair shops, dealerships and quick lube industries.

Gwen M. MacKenzie

Gwen M. MacKenzie

Senior Vice President & Michigan Market Leader, Ascension Health Novi

Healthcare has been a passion of mine for over 35 years. I am a former oncology nurse and have been fortunate to serve in various executive leadership positions in Michigan and Florida - including 25 years at Detroit Medical Center where I served as COO and president of several hospitals, and as CEO and President of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System for 10 years.

William R. Shepler

William R. Shepler

CEO, Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry Mackinaw City

Anyone who lives in Michigan has probably heard about - or hopped aboard - Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry at some point. What some people may not know is that Shepler's is a family-owned business that has been in operation for over 70 years.

Arnaldo "Arny" Rodriguez

Arnaldo "Arny" Rodriguez

President & CEO, Technical Professional Services, Inc. Wayland

Along with serving as President & CEO of Technical Professional Services, Inc. (TPS), a professional staffing firm I founded in 1983, I am also owner of Acqua In Vino, a specialty wine and cheese shop in Wayland, and property manager and owner of Cobblestone Plaza, a 23,000-square­foot restaurant, banquet and office facility in Caledonia.