Who We Are


Invest Detroit represents an experienced staff, dedicated board, and a group of passionate philanthropic partners who share a commitment to Detroit and all of its residents. With 24 years of growth, learning, and building new relationships, we continue to expand our tools and our community of partners.

Darnell Adams
VP, Program Implementation
Maureen Anway
Associate, Neighborhoods
Nate Barnes
Manager, Neighborhoods
Jason Barnett
VP, Lending
Dave Blaszkiewicz
President and CEO
Ross Campbell
Associate, Accounting
Keona Cowan
SVP and Chief Lending Officer
Martin Dober
SVP, Venture and MD, ID Ventures
Valerie Doyle
Portfolio Manager
Derek Edwards
SVP, Lending
Shannon Ferrini
Executive Assistant
Elizabeth Freitas
Vice President, Head of Portfolio Management
Sam Ging
Program Director, Hacker Fellows
Amber Gladney
VP, Administration
Patti Glaza
SVP, Venture and MD, ID Ventures
Jamie Grimaldi
VP, Finance and Accounting
Jennifer Hayes
VP, Administration
Randy Hyde
SVP, External Relations
Kathi Kucharski
Development Manager
Carrie Lewand-Monroe
EVP, Strategy and Programs
Zhao Ma
Analyst, ID Ventures
Lindsey Marvicsin
Associate, Credit
Colleen Mattia
Manager, Credit
Sarah McClelland
Tom Million
SVP and Chief Credit Officer
Therese Nottingham
VP, Finance and Accounting
Ashwin Puri
Associate, ID Ventures
`Tember Shea
Venture Portfolio Manager
Michael R. Smith
VP, Neighborhoods
Tosha Tabron
SVP, Lending
Cristina Thibodeau
Executive Assistant
Marcia Ventura
SVP, Lending
Jason Zalewski
Senior Credit Officer

Matthew P. Cullen – Chairman
Rock Ventures

John K. Blanchard
Director of Local Government Relations
General Motors

Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.
University of Detroit Mercy

Roderick D. Gillum
Jackson Lewis P.C.

Wright L. Lassiter, III
President and CEO
Henry Ford Health System

Richard A. Manoogian
Chairman Emeritus
Masco Corporation

Charles G. (Chip) McClure
Managing Partner
Michigan Capital Advisors

Edward J. (Chip) Miller – Vice Chairman

Jerry Norcia
President & COO
DTE Energy

Chris Rizik
Chief Executive Officer
Renaissance Venture Capital Fund

Alan S. Schwartz
Partner, Vice Chairman

Suzanne Shank
Chairwoman & CEO, Co-Founder
Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., L.L.C.

Gary Torgow
Chemical Financial Corporation

Laura Trudeau
Principal, Trudeau Consulting L.L.C.

David Blaszkiewicz
Ex-Officio Board Member
President & CEO
Invest Detroit

Sarah L. McClelland
Ex-Officio Board Member
Chief Operating Officer
Invest Detroit

Thank you to our Generous 2018 Funders

Bank of America

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Community Development Financial Institutions Fund

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

DTE Energy Foundation

Detroit Children’s Fund

Fifth Third Foundation

Ford Foundation

Hudson-Webber Foundation

The JPB Foundation

JPMorgan Chase Foundation

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The Kresge Foundation

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

New Economy Initiative


PNC Foundation

Skillman Foundation

Laura and Tom Trudeau

Quicken Loans

Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation

Rockefeller Foundation

Wayne State University

William Davidson Foundation

Contact Us
600 Renaissance Center
Suite 1710