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Ann Arbor Spark

July 11, 2019

2019-2020 Ann Arbor SPARK Board and Executive Committee

Ann Arbor SPARK provides valuable and innovative services to our stakeholders and customers, helping meet their challenges in an accelerating dynamic and volatile global economy. As business and community leaders, we are proud advocates of SPARK’s mission. As board members, we support the organization’s pursuit of open source economic development and its engagement in regional and statewide collaboration with public, private, and non-profit partners to advance the Ann Arbor region, southeast Michigan, the State of Michigan, and the nation.

Board of Directors

David Parsigian (Chair)
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

David Ruud (Vice Chair)
DTE Energy

David Snodgrass (Treasurer)
Lake Trust Credit Union

Dr. Rose Bellanca (Secretary)
Washtenaw Community College

Cynthia Wilbanks (Past Chair)
University of Michigan

Rob Casalou
Trinity Health Michigan

Ric DeVore
PNC

Scott Griffith
Griffith Realty

Paul Krutko
Ann Arbor SPARK

Bhushan Kulkarni
GDI Infotech, Inc.

Trevor Lauer 
DTE Electric at DTE Energy

Jonathan S. Newpol
IBM Watson Health

Mark Schlissel
University of Michigan

Richard B. Sheridan
Menlo Innovations LLC

James M. Smith, Ph.D.
Eastern Michigan University

Chris Taylor
City of Ann Arbor

Executive Committee

David Parsigian (Chair)
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

David Ruud (Vice Chair)
DTE Energy

David Snodgrass (Treasurer)
Lake Trust Credit Union

Dr. Rose Bellanca (Secretary)
Washtenaw Community College

Cynthia Wilbanks (Past Chair)
University of Michigan

Gregory Dill
Washtenaw County

Mara M. Farmer
Detroit West Region

Tiffany Ford
University of Michigan Credit Union

Leigh R. Greden
Eastern Michigan University

Mandy Grewal Ph.D.
Pittsfield Charter Township

Jeff Hauptman
Oxford Companies

Brian Kelly
Censys

Paul Krutko
Ann Arbor SPARK

Howard Lazarus
City of Ann Arbor

Mark LePage, MD, MBA
Integrated Health Associates (IHA)

Lon Lowen
NETSCOUT

Timothy G. Marshall
Bank of Ann Arbor

Jason Morgan
Washtenaw County

Venkat (DV) Rao
Consumers Energy

Joanne Rau
Fifth Third Bank

Paul Roney
Domino’s Farms

Ann Marie Sastry
Amesite

Kelly Sexton
University of Michigan Office of Tech Transfer

Christine Sing
Rehmann

Brenda Stumbo
Ypsilanti Township

Mickey Swortzel
New Eagle

Matthew VanBesien
University Musical Society

James Wickman
Township of Hartland

Robert Young
Toyota Technical Center