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

MAWBY

Jimmy Banish

The Bear Factory

Lisa Radowski

RedBudSuds

Jason Wilhite

Patagonia 

Beth Price

Beth Price Photography

Sam Bennett

SwellMinded

Forrest Cohn

Utopian Power

Ella Skrocki

Sleeping Bear Surf

GLBN Staff

Beth Wallace

Co-Director

Ashley Rudzinski

Co-Director

Lisa Dinon

Program Manager

Zoe Zeerip

Program Coordinator

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