Staff & Board

Our Executive Leadership Team

Meet the passionate and diverse business executives behind GLBN's mission to create thriving ecosystems, economies, and communities in the Great Lakes Region

Executive Committee

Juliette King McAvoy

King Orchards, GLBN Co-Chair

Bob Sutherland

Cherry Republic, GLBN Co-Chair

Walker Modic

Bell’s Brewery

Elizabeth McNicholas

McNicholas Architects

Rich Bergmann

Round Lake Group, LLC

Peter Laing


Jimmy Banish

The Bear Factory

Sam Bennett


GLBN Staff

Beth Wallace


Ashley Rudzinski


Lisa Dinon

Program Manager

Zoe Zeerip

Program Coordinator

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