David Blaszkiewicz serves as president and CEO of Invest Detroit. He is responsible for the organization’s development and implementation of collaborative economic growth strategies designed for the creation of density and jobs. In addition, Mr. Blaszkiewicz leads Invest Detroit’s efforts to strengthen relationships with the public, private and philanthropic sectors to promote economic renewal and sustainability. He manages the activities of Invest Detroit’s programs and coordinates a number of audiences to support and accelerate residential, commercial, retail, entertainment and place-making activity in Detroit’s Greater Downtown and targeted neighborhoods. Mr. Blaszkiewicz has more than 25 years of leadership experience in the Detroit business community. Most recently, in addition to his current position, he served a dual role as president and CEO of the Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP), expanding DDP’s capacity to accelerate economic development.