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

Peter Laing

MAWBY Winery and Vineyard, GLBN Co-Chair

Walker Modic

Bell’s Brewery

Bob Sutherland

Cherry Republic

Elizabeth McNicholas

McNicholas Architects

Rich Bergmann

Round Lake Group, LLC

Jimmy Banish

The Bear Factory

Lisa Radowski


Jason Wilhite


Beth Price

Beth Price Photography

Sam Bennett


Forrest Cohn

Utopian Power

Ella Skrocki

Sleeping Bear Surf

GLBN Staff

Beth Wallace


Ashley Rudzinski


Lisa Dinon

Program Manager

Zoe Zeerip

Program Coordinator

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