Detroit Regional Chamber Bio

Lisa Howze

Chief Government Affairs Officer, City of Detroit

As chief government affairs officer to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Lisa Howze primarily serves as the city’s liaison to Lansing and the Michigan Legislature. She previously served as a state lawmaker in the Michigan House of Representatives from 2011 to 2012.

Howze is a registered certified public accountant. She earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in finance from Walsh College.