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Announcing the 2021 Mackinac Future Leaders, Powered by Bank of America

September 7, 2021
The Detroit Regional Chamber is pleased to announce the 2021 Mackinac Future Leaders, powered by Bank of America. The program provides a select group of forward-thinking individuals representing a diverse set of business and community organizations across Southeast Michigan an opportunity to attend the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference. Attendees are able to participate in all Conference programming while also enjoying a fully immersive experience tailored specifically toward cultivating their professional growth.

Mackinac Future Leaders are entrepreneurs and rising professionals who are making a significant contribution or working to solve problems in their business, industry, or community. Participants are nominated by their peers, community leaders, and members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors.

For more information on the Mackinac Future Leaders program, contact Devon O’Reilly, director of entrepreneurship for the Detroit Regional Chamber, at

2021 Mackinac Future Leaders

Orlando Bailey
Engagement Director
Bridge Detroit
Tabitha Bently
Director of Policy and Research
The Education Trust-Midwest (ETM)
Daryl Brown
Regional Sales Manager
Whitney Bunn
Associate Director
Playworks Michigan
Chase Cantrell
Executive Director
Building Community Value
Patrick Cooney
Assistant Director, Economic Mobility, Poverty Solutions
University of Michigan
Tricia DeMarco
Project Manager
Giffels Webster
Christa Funk
Executive Director
Detroit Dollars for Scholars
Allyson Jones
Influencers for Change
Stephan Jones
Account Executive
Van Dyke Horn
Stephanie Murphy
Leadership Consultant
Jessica Pfeifer
Senior Vice President, Global Commercial Banking
Bank of America
Luke Polcyn
Deputy Group Executive for Jobs and Economic Growth
City of Detroit
Rachel Reardon
Government Relations Leader
Michigan Association of CPAs
Jessica Robinson
Co-Founder and Partner
Assembly Ventures
Jenna Rote
Manger of Events, Partnerships, & Development
Strategic Community Partners
Kristin Shaw
Communications and Public Involvement Coordinator
Nevan Shokar
Manager of Real Estate
Detroit Economic Growth Corp.
David Silver
Executive Director
Detroit Horse Power
Ashook Sivanand
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Integral Software Inc.
Shannon Smith
Vice President
Siebert Williams Shank & Co.
James Tenzillo
Invest Michigan
Assad Turfe
Chief of Staff
Wayne County
Phaedra Wainaina
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
The Westbank Company
Genna Young
Manager, Detroit Community Partnerships
General Motors Co.