“We have been very intentional to make sure that the folks participating in the Rocket Mortgage Classic are a great representation across the spectrum of vendors and suppliers because it matters, it matters to the people of Detroit,” said Bill Emerson, vice chairman of Rock Holdings Inc. and CEO of Bedrock Detroit.
Emerson joined Dennis W. Archer Jr., CEO of Ignition Media Group and founding partner of Archer Corporate Services, on Wednesday, May 29 at the 2019 Mackinac Policy Conference.
The Rocket Mortgage Classic will be the first PGA event to take place in Detroit. Emerson discussed other dynamic events on the city’s radar, including Forbes’ Under 30 Summit beginning in 2019.
A downtown staple, Quicken Loans and its family of companies is invested in philanthropic endeavors. The company has focused on improving blight, safety, and jobs. The next effort is education.
“Jobs and the creation of jobs must be paramount if the city wants to stay on the trajectory that it’s on. We have to employ Detroiters.”